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Rebecca Charlotte Reynolds

Lecturer and nutritionist, UNSW Sydney

Personable and ethical lecturer and emerging researcher in the School of Public Health and Community Medicine, UNSW Sydney.

Registered Nutritionist (RNutr) with the Nutrition Society of Australia (NSA).

Research focus is on body image, body weight management, disordered eating, orthorexia nervosa, eating psychology, nutrition and climate change, animal ethics in the food chain, and public health.

Regular consultant to the media (

Creator of ‘real nutrition and lifestyle’, nutrition and wider lifestyle consultancy.

Passionate about: meaningful work, making real-world change, ethical eating, balance, and evidence-based practice.

Experience in academia, industry and government.


  • 2012–present
    Lecturer, UNSW Australia
  • 2015–present
    Owner, The Real Bok Choy,
  • 2009–2010
    Research fellow, World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention/CO-OPS, Deakin University


  • 2015 
    UNSW Australia, Graduate Certificate in University Learning and Teaching
  • 2009 
    The University of Sydney, PhD
  • 2004 
    King's College London, MSc

Professional Memberships

  • Registered Nutritionist, Nutrition Society of Australia
  • Member, Public Health Association of Australia
  • Member, Australasian Association for Academic Primary Care, Inc