Accredited Practising Dietitian

Gael Myers

After a brief stint as a mathematician Gael realised that she liked vegetables more than pi, and made the move to a career in nutrition and dietetics. Gael has worked as an Accredited Practising Dietitian at Cancer Council WA since February 2016. After two years with the Crunch&Sip program, Gael has now moved to the LiveLighter campaign. Here she develops resources, provides nutrition advice, and takes care of the meal and activity planner. Off the clock you can find Gael experimenting with new recipes, swinging from a trapeze, or searching for Perth’s best cafe breakfast.


Articles by this author

  • Work lunches

    Fast and fresh work lunches

    • Jul 12, 2021
    • by Gael Myers

    Convenient work lunches to help you bump the junk

  • Bain marie

    Fit for flight: eating well on site

    • Jun 16, 2021
    • by Gael Myers

    Long workdays and weeks (or sometimes even months) spent away from the support of family and friends can really take a toll. FIFO workers may find themselves reaching for high fat and high sugar comfort foods, avoiding exercise, and drinking alcohol as a way to cope. While it might seem like a good idea at the time, these habits can actually leave people feeling more stressed and rundown. Check out our top tips for eating well while on site.

  • Home-cooked microwave meals

    Fast not flash

    • Apr 04, 2021
    • by Gael Myers

    Cooking healthy and tasty homemade meals doesn’t have to be difficult or time consuming. Here are some of our “real life” tested tips to make mid-week meals that are ready in a flash.

  • Fish and chips

    Takeaway makeovers

    • Mar 28, 2021
    • by Gael Myers

    Many takeaway favourites are packed full of cheap ingredients like added sugar, saturated fat and salt. These can leave us hungry and don’t provide the nutrients we need to keep our bodies running smoothly. Skip the junk and enjoy all your fast food faves by giving them a healthy home-cooked twist.

  • Junk food pile

    Taking a stand on junk food

    • Mar 22, 2021
    • by Gael Myers, Ainslie Sartori

    We know that families are trying to stay healthy and eat well. But the world around us doesn’t make this easy, especially when the junk food industry is allowed to market their products to kids, and build their unhealthy outlets anywhere they want.