• Barbara Rigg

    Inspiring you to live a healthier lifestyle.
  • Lifestyle Nutrition 
    and Health

    Inspiring you to live a healthier lifestyle.

Welcome to Lifestyle Nutrition and Health

Barbara Rigg established Lifestyle Nutrition And Health based in Albany, Auckland 38 years ago. It is New Zealand's one of the most successful dietetic practice.

Barbara’s Mission

Lifestyle Nutrition and Health is focused on the management of nutrition and lifestyle related disorders.

Are you looking for help with your diet and health?

Accredited Dietitian:

Barbara has expert knowledge in all aspects of diet in health and disease. She has excellent communication skills and relates exceptionally well with people of all ages, gender, state of health and ethnicity. You will feel welcomed and at ease with Barbara the moment you meet her. She offers much support, empathy and has appreciation for individual needs, physically and psychologically.
  • For Health Professionals

    Barbara Rigg is a NZ qualified dietitian with 38 years experience. She has worked in public and private hospitals in the earlier part of her professional career. She has spent the last 16 years successfully operating her private practice. Numerous North Shore GPs are now referring their patients to her practice. The feedback has been very positive, the results Barbara has helped patients achieve have been convincing.

  • A Natural way of improving your health.

    Barbara will look at exercise, eating, wellness and food not just as calories and weight loss, but also emotional, mental, physical and cultural terms.

    'Dieting' is discouraged, A Healthy Eating Plan is the objective to ensure long term sustainable results. Each client has an individual plan based around their typical food preferences and activities. Managing stress and having fun of leisure is incorporated as it is also a part of healthy balanced living.

    Looking lean, strong and healthy is the focus for healthy weight loss.

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Our Successful Services
Obesity is a serious complex condition. Having excess body fat causes major complications such as diabetes, heart disease, weak immune system, inflammatory diseases, predisposition to many forms of of cancer, damaged joints and mobility problems, infertility, sexual dysfunction, apnoea, endocrine disorders etc
Medications, healthy diet and activity, maintaining a healthy weight are the key factors in regulating normal blood glucose levels. This provides protection from the serious complications of uncontrolled diabetes.
Eating disorders are complex health conditions marked by an obsession with food or body shape image. In conjunction with nutritional support counselling with a therapist, the way is beneficial for some clients.
Support with nutrition and lifestyle is vital after bariatric weight loss surgery for long term results and maintaining a healthy weight and optimal health. The surgery alone is not the ‘silver bullet’, it is an ‘aid’. Diet and lifestyle healthy changes make the surgery the success.
Gastrointestinal diseases affect the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. This includes management of irritable bowel syndrome, food intolerances, diverticular disease, constipation, Chrones disease, ulcerative colitis.
Chronic dieting, fad diets, very low calorie restrictive diets and fasting can result in gradual step-wise weight gain. This predisposes to health problems with an unbalanced diet as well as psychological distress and lack of self-esteem.

Our happy clients

Our Successful Stories

General nutritional advice for

  • Post cancer treatment nutrition
  • Pregnancy and lactation nutritional advice
  • Fertility treatment nutrition to optimise conception
  • Sports nutrition to optimise performance with a balanced diet.
  • Low mood, depression and lack of energy - low mood and low energy can be alleviated with a healthy balanced food and exercise plan. Lots of support and gentle guidance is essential component of the individual programs.

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General nutritional advice for all ages including pregnancy and lactation


Weight loss

Computerized ‘Bioimpedance Scales’ are used to measure not only weight but also body composition such as body fat, muscle mass, bone mass, water content each client’s progress.

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