Frequently Asked Questions
A dietitian (or dietician) is an expert in dietetics, which is human nutrition and the regulation of diet. A dietitian alters their patient's nutrition based upon their medical condition, individual needs and psychosocial factors. Dietitians are regulated healthcare professionals licensed to assess, diagnose, and treat nutritional problems.
Both dietitians and nutritionist are trained experts in human nutrition, However, a dietitian is qualified to practice in clinical dietetics and medical nutrition therapy and are able to work with all individuals including hospital patients and those patients are critically ill.
A registered dietitian meets all of a set of special academic and professional requirements, including the completion of a bachelor's degree with an accredited nutrition curriculum, an internship at an approved health-care facility, foodservice organization, or community agency, and satisfactory performance on a registration exam.
The first consult is 60 - 90 minutes long. We do a full assessment and analysis of you and tailor make a programme to suit you perfectly. You will receive a full body analysis, an individualized menu plan and lifestyle modification guidelines. After your first consult you are fully equiped and motivated to implement your personalized plan.
Some medical aid cover dietitian consultations. We recommend that you check with your medical aid regarding this and you will therefore be able to claim back the cost of the consult from your medical aid.
We are happy to assist you wherever you are via email and Skype.
Yes we see patients of all ages and backgrounds
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