Founder: Alana Scott
In 2013, Alana was diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome. She also suffers from coeliac disease, is allergic to nuts and is intolerant to dairy products. This means she understands how difficult it can be to cook with multiple food intolerances. Her experiences inspired her to found A Little Bit Yummy, where she combines her passion for cooking and love of writing, to provide you with delicious recipes and science based articles.
Co-Founder: Alia Hassan
In 2018, Alia joined the A Little Bit Yummy team. She is passionate about the intersection of entrepreneurship and social impact and is interested in how we can use technology to improve the lives of IBS sufferers from around the world. Alia is based in New York and her experiences in strategy, operations, and platform design are an asset to the team.
Australian Accredited Practising Dietitian: Joanna Baker
Joanna is a foodie, a dietitian and a registered nurse, who is passionate about digestive health. She now works exclusively in IBS and food intolerance in her Melbourne based private practice Everyday Nutrition. Joanna works alongside food manufacturers to develop low FODMAP products, lectures internationally on the Low FODMAP diet and works privately with patients to help them manage their IBS. In all of these roles, Joanna aims to support people to enjoy food, whilst incorporating practical everyday strategies that manage IBS, and prevent it from getting in the way of living the life they want to live.
Qualifications: Master of Dietetics, Graduate certificate Human Nutrition, Bachelor of Health Science (nursing), Monash University training in FODMAPs 2016, 2018.
USA based Registered Dietitian: Kate Watson
Kate Watson is a FODMAP trained registered dietitian in the USA. She is the former co-founder and president of Nicer Foods, the first company in the US dedicated to making pre-made FODMAP friendly foods. Kate struggled with IBS for two decades until she found relief on the low FODMAP diet. She is passionate about educating people about this diet because she knows first hand how life changing it can be. You can follow Kate on Facebook and explore her website katewatsonrd.com
Canadian based Registered Dietitian: Audrey Inouye
Audrey Inouye is a FODMAP trained registered dietitian in Canada. She began her career in public health by managing community outreach and peer support programs for diabetes and prenatal nutrition. Audrey later branched into private practice and founded IBS Nutrition. She specializes in helping people overcome the digestive symptoms of IBS with the low FODMAP diet.
Audrey completed the Monash University online FODMAP training for dietitians in 2018.
UK Based Registered Dietitian: Hannah Hunter
Hannah Hunter is a UK registered dietitian specialising in adult food allergy and intolerance. She has extensive experience in helping people with IBS and underwent FODMAP training at King’s College London in 2011. Along with fellow dietitian Janet Hopkins, she founded Fodify, the UK’s first dedicated low FODMAP food company.
New Zealand based Registered Dietitian: Cathy Khouri
Cathy Khouri is a FODMAP trained Registered Dietitian in New Zealand. She works as a clinical nutrition consultant at Nutrition Care Ltd. Her many years of experience allows her to provide specialised advice for coeliac disease, irritable bowel syndrome, diabetes, heart disease and nutritional adequacy for all ages. Cathy has a background of working as an Advanced Learning Tutor for Otago University Dietetic Programme, consultant to the Specialist Eating Disorders Service of the Waikato District Health Board, and an independent advisor to the Health and Disability Commissioner.
Canadian Based Registered Dietitian Lauren Renlund
Lauren Renlund is a Canadian FODMAP-trained registered dietitian, with a Master’s of Public Health from the University of Toronto. She has first-hand experience with using the low FODMAP diet to identify the foods which trigger her IBS symptoms. Lauren started her own private practice and low FODMAP food blog (the tummy troubles dietitian) to help others who struggle with digestive symptoms and disorders. Connect with Lauren through her website or social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest).
Australian Accredited Practising Dietitian: Geraldine Van Oord
Geraldine Van Oord is an accredited practising dietitian in Australia. She has a special interest in the low FODMAP diet and gastrointestinal disorders.
Geraldine completed the Monash University online FODMAP training for dietitians in 2018.