About Us

At OnCore Nutrition we strive to keep you well. Regardless of your health concerns or treatment plans, we will empower you with the knowledge and tools you need to nurture yourself or your loved ones to achieve optimal health.

With over 15 years  combined specialised experience in nutrition and dietetics, the team at OnCore can provide tailored nutrition advice specific to your health and wellness goals.

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The OnCore team consists of passionate Accredited Practising Dietitians with experience in managing all cancer types from prevention through to survivorship. They respect and understand the immense value that food and nutrition can play as therapy. Their years of oncology experience in specialised cancer centres has seen them manage all cancer types from diagnosis to survivorship. Their specialised knowledge can be applied to optimise health, wellbeing and reduce the risk of cancer recurrence.

Both Elise and Lauren have experience in managing all tumour types from diagnosis to survivorship. They understand the impact that cancer and it’s treatments can have on the body and have the expertise to use nutrition as a tool for restoration. They are experts in selecting the right balance of nutrients and eating pattern to optimise your path to wellness.

ELISE DENAccredited Practising Dietitian & Accredited Nutritionist
Elise has experience in managing all cancer types. Her passion lies with cancers of the gastrointestinal tract and gastrointestinal disorders. She has years of experience managing a range of different chronic diseases and has some innovative ways to deliver evidence-based nutrition therapy.

Her understanding of digestion, absorption and processing of nutrients can help you select and get the most out of the food you eat. From reducing inflammation to strengthening your hair and nails, Elise will help you find the best version of you.

Elise has experience in implementing enhanced recovery after surgery protocols and has been recognised for her expertise in gastrointestinal surgical care.

LAUREN ATKINSAccredited Practising Dietitian & Accredited Nutritionist
Lauren has experience in managing all tumour types across all adult and paediatric age groups. She is passionate about applying her knowledge food elements, nutrients and eating patterns to prevent, manage and recover from cancer and a range of other health conditions.

She has a passion for nurturing you from the inside out and is committed to supporting you to tailor your lifestyle to feel the best version of yourself.

Lauren has undertaken post graduate study in paediatric nutrition and dietetics and has worked at the Royal Children’s Hospital’s Children’s Cancer Centre managing children and adolescents of all ages and cancer types.

Lauren has been recognised for her expertise in nutritional management of adolescent and young adult cancer care and cancer care planning at a national level.

Education – Lauren Atkins

Lauren graduated with honours from Monash University and was awarded the student prize for highest academic and clinical achievement in 3rd and 4th year.

She was also awarded the DAA Student Prize for Excellence in Professional Practice.

Lauren completed further education in paediatric and adolescent nutrition through completion of the Certificate in Paediatric Nutrition and Dietetics at the Royal Children’s Hospital in 2014.

Lauren has completed additional education in Complementary Medicine & Health through the National Institute of Integrative Medicine.

Awards and Achievements

  • Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics 3rd and 4th Year Prize for Highest Academic Achievement
  • DAA Student of the Year for Excellence in Professional Practice
  • DAA Appreciation Certificate for significant voluntary work for DAA
  • Awarded membership into Golden Key International Honour Society
  • Monash University financial faculty grant for attendance at 28th National DAA conference
  • Formal university recognition of Academic Achievement with High Distinction average and position in top 10% each year.

Education – Elise Den

Elise has completed additional education in Complementary Medicine & Health through the National Institute of Integrative Medicine.

Working collaboratively with multidisciplinary health professionals
Convenient locations across Melbourne
Over 15 years of passionate experience
Providing education and support to students at numerous Victorian Universities

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