Nutrition continues to steadily gain recognition within the scientific and medical fields, as well as in the media, regarding its importance, not only in achieving and maintaining optimal health and fitness, but in preventing many conditions and diseases of the lifestyle which plague our society.
Physical activity, together with a healthy eating plan is vitally important in order to survive in today’s fast paced society.
Panorama Dietitians consists of two Registered Dietitians with a combined total of more than 30 years experience.
And guest lecture at tertiary facilities.
BSc Dietetics degree (University of Potchefstroom), 2004
Masters in Nutrition degree (MSc), 2007
I have been in private practice at Panorama Medi-Clinic, Cape Town since 2006. I see hospital patients and consult private practice patients in our rooms.
I also do a lot of media work like contributing to various radio interviews and articles in magazines (Cosmopolitan, Women’s Health, You/Huisgenoot, Rooi Rose) and media24.
Oncology: both cancer prevention and nutrition during active treatment, nutrition after surgery (heart, gastro-intestinal), diseases of lifestyle (diabetes, heart disease). Also in hospital, nutrition support in critical illness, as well as rehabilitation and palliative care
President of the South African Dietetics association (ADSA) 2011-2013
Council member and treasurer of SASPEN (the South African Society for Parenteral and Enteral nutrition) 2009 – 2013
Member: editorial board of the South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition (SAJCN) 2011 – 2013
ADSA Executive committee CPD Portfolio representative in 2009-2011.
I enjoy presenting for professionals on a scientific level as an invited speaker and am a published author.
I enjoy reading, crafts and I adore my Scottish terrier, named Duncan.
Mexican food or anything hot!