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Dr Alyse Jai Davies

  • Doctor of Philosophy (The University of Sydney) 

  • Master of Nutrition and Dietetics (The University of Sydney) 

  • Bachelor of Science (The University of Sydney)

  • ISAK Level One Anthropometrist

  • Completed the Monash University 'Low FODMAP Diet for IBS' online training course for health professionals 

  • Advanced Diploma of Nutritional Medicine (Australian College of Natural Therapies) 

  • Diploma of Arts, Classical Ballet (The National Theatre Ballet School) 

Alyse is a Lecturer in Dietetics at The University of Sydney. She has completed her PhD (University of Sydney) on the use of new technologies for measuring diet and physical activity for early prevention of bone disease in young adults. She is an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD), Accredited Sports Dietitian (AccSD) and ISAK Level One Anthropometrist.  


Alyse knows what it is like to perform at an elite level as she performed professionally (international and national tours) in classical ballet, musical theatre and various operas. One of Alyse's research interest is sports nutrition, in particular the diets of pre-professional and professional dancers.


Memberships: Dietitians Australia (Indigenous Interest Group Leadership Team) and Sports Dietitians Australia.



Davies A, Gwynn J, Allman-Farinelli M, Flood V, Dickson M, Turner N, Porykali B, Lock M. Programs Addressing Food Security for First Nations Peoples: A Scoping Review. Nutrients. 2023 Jul 13;15(14):3127.

Davies A, Coombes J, Wallace J, Glover K, Porykali B, Allman-Farinelli M, Kunzli-Rix T, Rangan A. Yarning about Diet: The Applicability of Dietary Assessment Methods in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians—A Scoping Review. Nutrients. 2023 Feb 3;15(3):787.

Davies A, Nassif E, Bente KB, Wellard-Cole L, Jung J, Kay J, Hughes C, Koprinska I, Watson WL, Yacef K, Chapman K. The Contribution of Nutrients of Concern to the Diets of 18-to-30-Year-Old Australians from Food Prepared Outside Home Differs by Food Outlet Types: The MYMeals Cross-Sectional Study. Nutrients. 2022 Sep 11;14(18):3751.

Duncan A, Rangan A, Ho PY, Chan V, Davies AJ, Wellard-Cole L, Allman-Farinelli M. High Consumption of Discretionary Beverages in Young Australian Adults Aged 18–30 Years: A Cross-Sectional Study. Dietetics. 2022 Aug 18;1(2):105-13.

Davies A, Porykali B, Brooks C, Melville H, Allman-Farinelli M, Coombes J. Effects of Nutritional Interventions on Cardiovascular Disease Health Outcomes in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians: A Scoping Review. Nutrients. 2021 Nov;13(11):4084.

Shi Y, Davies A, Allman-Farinelli M. The association between food insecurity and dietary outcomes in university students: A systematic review. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 2021 Dec 1;121(12):2475-500.

Davies A, Chan V, Wellard-Cole L, Lu S, Ng H, Tsoi L, Tiscia A, Signal L, Rangan A, Gemming L, Allman-Farinelli M. Using Wearable Cameras to Assess Foods and Beverages Omitted in 24 Hour Dietary Recalls and a Text Entry Food Record App. Nutrients. 2021 Jun;13(6):1806.

Wellard-Cole L, Davies A, Chen J, Jung J, Bente KB, Kay J, Watson WL, Hughes C, Rangan A, Yacef K, Koprinska I. The Contribution of Foods Prepared Outside the Home to the Diets of 18-to 30-Year-Old Australians: The MYMeals Study. Nutrients. 2021 Jun;13(6):1761.


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