About Us

The team at A Healthy View are not extreme. Each team member holds nutritional and health coaching qualifications – they are more than bloggers or chefs. They all have experience with corporate backgrounds, have busy families, and understand the needs of parents, kids, and busy executives. They are each evidence based authors and presenters, and their clinical experience with patients keeps them at the ‘coal face’ of how nutrition can treat and prevent illness. Please see each team member’s full bio below.

Michele Chevalley Hedge

Nutritionist, Health Writer and Presenter

There may be many wellness practitioners stepping into the space of health and food but there are not many Nutritionists that come from the corporate, busy background, have three kids and really understands the modern requirements for health, happy hormones, a firing libido and vitality.

Due to Michele’s former role as a Marketing Manager she truly understands the needs of a busy, time poor corporate executive who wants health but not hassle. She is often introduced by the editors of health magazines as “the modern day nutritionist – the one who likes a bit of wine and coffee.” She is not Paleo Pete or I Quit Sugar but perfectly placed somewhere in the healthy middle.

Michele’s clinical practice experience allow her to share stories of patients and their nutritional transformation that gives the audience goose bumps – the kinds of stories that can only be heard if you are at the ‘coal face’ with clients. Women who say their addiction to food caused their divorce, executives who say they don’t like going to the boardroom without her five top tips, and politicians and their families who come to her wellness retreats. Wiley Publishing commissioned Michele to write Beating Sugar Addictions for Dummies two years ago. When she asked why they chose her, Wiley replied because of her evidence based research skills, ability to take a medical issue and turn it into simple concepts, use of humour around delicate matters, tv presenting on the World Health Organisation new recommendation of sugar, and Sarah Wilson, I Quit Sugar, recommend her!

People and life are busy, but the desire for a lean body, clear mind and happy hormones are on the rise. Michele is a sought after presenter because she is authentic and connects to people who desire knowledge, but not in an overwhelming jargon filled way or a fad diet. Michele works with major banks in Australia – Westpac, CBA, ANZ, HSBC, and internationals like Apple, News.com, MFAA, Women in Focus, ACCOR, Westfield, Department of Defence, Tourism Portfolio, Heart Research Australia, Cure Cancer and schools. She is the Keynote speaker for the Heads of Schools of Australia.  Michele is a Food Revolution ambassador, the Food Revolution was started by chef and campaigner Jamie Oliver.  She was also on the expert panel for the roll out of THAT SUGAR FILM.

When Michele is not out speaking, writing or seeing patients, she can often be found at her cafe, The Balmoral Boatshed. It is the perfect spot for filming, interviewing, or just enjoying a glass of wine (which she can tell you ways it will reduce your cortisol and lead to a calmer, happier and perhaps leaner person)! Michele is the Nature Care College Ambassador and Accor Group Nutritionist and recently sat alongside the Dalai Lama at a conference where she presented on ‘Vitality, Energy and Serotonin – It’s all in Your Food’. Mental health and nutrition research is her passion and she often declares “It makes the New Yorker come out in her.”

Michele loves to write, so along with her blog and social media, she writes often for Body & Soul, Huffington Post, Mama Mia, The Glow, Prevention, Wellbeing, Clean, Cosmo, MindFood and many more. Her second book, ‘Hormone Help- reset your weight, mood, libido & energy in 4 weeks’ will be out at the end of this year. Michele often appears on The Sunrise Show to discuss the WHO’s (World Health Organisation’s) nutrition recommendation on cancer and sugar.

Michele’s business, A Healthy View, expanded to New York and the US last year with the addition of her online programs.

Passionate, authentic and knowledgeable, Michele has several degrees and a diploma of Nutritional Medicine and is a member of the Australian Traditional Medicine Society. She is not a food blogger, not a health coach, and not skinny – she is an educator, storyteller, and real, very real. People love her. She is the mother of ‘three hungry teenagers, a busy husband, a messy home and a really dumb dog.”

Michele’s own personal life often weaves her true stories into engagements. Her own adrenal fatigue after her younger brother died from toxic fumes and lung cancer from being a fireman on 9-11. Her own experience of becoming a conscious cook as she sailed around the world with her husband and baby for two years. And how nutrition can create a strong mind, a healthy body, and lead to emotional resilience.

For more information, or to contact Michele please email Michele@ahealthyview.com or phone on 0403 606 225.

Simone Kopkas

Nutrition/Health Counsellor & Reiki Healer

Food changes everything!  As a Certified Nutrition / Health Counsellor, Energy Healer and loving mother of two, Simone specialises in digestive issues, fertility and cancer. She is passionate about working with adults and children to improve their health, vitality, balance and family life, in a way that suits their unique body, lifestyle and goals. Simone looks at the interconnectedness of the body, mind, emotions and spirit to help facilitate wellness by equipping people with the tools and knowledge to continue their journey of growth. She is certified by the American Association of Drugless Practitioners and the Australian Reiki Association. She loves speaking at schools, corporate events and running cooking classes and workshops.

“As a Nutrition and Health Counsellor, I am your personal advocate for living an energised and passionate life. I work with my clients to help them create happy, healthy lives in a way that is flexible, fun, and free of denial and discipline. By working together, we can discover the food and lifestyle choices that best support you. Making gradual, lifelong changes enables you to reach your current and future health goals. Imagine what your life would be like if you had clear thinking, energy, and excitement every day!”

Sara Millikin

Nutritionist

Good nutrition is fundamental to our health and the key to looking and feeling energised.

Sara uses nutritional therapy to heal and promote optimal health and wellbeing. When you build a healthy relationship with wholesome foods you gain the benefits of increased energy, achieve your ideal weight and find a balance in all aspects of your life.0

An experienced consultant in nutritional medicine, Sara gained her qualifications at Nature Care College in Sydney and is a member of the Australian Traditional Medicine Society (ATMS). Sara’s interest in health and the impact of food developed in her late teens. Sara believes in fuelling our systems with the correct foods in order to function at an optimum level.

“My focus is geared towards digestive health, cleanse and detoxification programs, weight management, family health and sports nutrition. My aim is to boost energy levels, strengthen the immune system, reduce stress, calm the nerves, enhance exercise performance and establish good dietary habits, AND ABOVE ALL, to empower clients to facilitate their own healing through the education of wholefood and food choices.”

Diet analysis, treatment plans, meal planning and cleansing programs are all part of the process towards taking charge of your own health and feeling well, to face the challenges that modern-day life present.

“I like working with my clients to achieve a balance between health, nutrition and exercise to establish an optimum and workable lifestyle.”

Sara has a special interest in sports nutrition having been involved in sports all her life, including actively training in master swim squads and competing in ocean swim. She has two children who compete at a national level. Sara considers the link between sporting success, good health and nutrition to be vital, fuelling her active involvement in sports nutrition and performance over many years.

Rhoslyn Humphreys

Naturopath, Nutritionist, Yoga & Meditation Teacher

Rhoslyn Humphreys is a graduate naturopath, nutritionist, yoga and meditation teacher. Rhoslyn is passionate about educating people so that they can achieve their personal health goals, such as weight loss, anti-aging, increased energy, improved sleep, reduced stress, increased fitness and overall vitality or help in managing a chronic debilitating condition.

Rhoslyn is a great adventurer and comes from a strong business background so she has a very good understanding of ‘time poor’.

Rhoslyn is an experienced clinician and is involved in herbal medicine research and the publication of a number of respected clinical text books. Rhoslyn also lecturers at Nature Care College.

To book a consultation please email us at michele@ahealthyview.com and we will be in touch to schedule an appointment.

Testimonials

I Learned So Much… If I never do another cleanse or nutrition workshop I will remember this forever. AMAZING – much more than I expected from all angles – I feel touched physically, psychologically and spiritually- stronger.

Faye Marwick Property Developer, age 59, Bathurst NSW

Wow… Cleanse & Nourish Retreats or the At Home Program makes me feel renewed, refreshed and re balanced. My skin, my mood, my weight and everything feels so good after I do one of these programs —that is why I have done 7 of them! And will continue to make them part of my life’s routine.

Jacquie Randall President, School Nurses Association of NSW

When I started cleanse and nourish I was feeling lethargic and bloated. Although not a ‘bad’ eater I knew that what I ate contributed to my less than ideal state of being. When I finished cleanse and nourish I felt energised and lighter, and my hormones were much more stable, freeing me from a disabling monthly migraine. I can’t tell you how much better I feel, how much I learnt, and how enjoyable it was going through this journey with Michele.

Chris Clegg Busy mother of three teenagers, Seaforth, NSW

“Michele, 10! and I am not just being kind.”

Gemma Sutherland Editor of Body & Soul – Australia’s leading Health Guide

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