My name is Mark Hinchey and I am a registered nutritionist and naturopath.
My education includes a Master of Health Education (Nutrition), Bachelor of Health Science (Complementary Medicine), Bachelor of Health Science (Nutrition Sciences), Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary)/Bachelor of Health and Physical Education (Hons.), and an Advanced Diploma of Naturopathy, Nutrition Medicine and Western Herbal Medicine. Recently, I have commenced PhD Candidature (University of Newcastle) in the area of Nutrition Education, with a specific focus on Autism Spectrum.
I am the co-author of the 2010 book, The Paradigm Shift in Health and author of the 2009 thesis, Reconceptualising the philosophical foundations of health education with respect to the impact of food technology on human health.
At present I am a Trainer/Tutor, at WEA Hunter, teaching naturopathic and nutrition students in the areas of nutritional medicine and advanced medical science, as well as a consultant for the Hunter Academy of Sport.
My main areas of interest include nutrition for sports performance, weight management, neurodegenerative disorders and Autism (Certified MINDD Practitioner).
I am married to my wife of 11 years, Lindsay, and we have 3 children aged 8, 5 and 4.