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Dietician in Oakdene , Johannesburg South


Looking for a Registered Dietician in Oakdene Johannesburg South?


Rozeena Allie, is a registered dietitian operating from the Dischem Wellness Hub near Oakdene in Johannesburg South.

Many people have heard of a dietitian but are unaware of the vital role they play in helping people achieve their nutrition and health goals.

Dietitians need at least a Bachelors Degree and must complete a year of community service before registering with the Health Professions Council of South Africa. This certification allows them to practice as Oakdene registered dietitians. Majority of dietitians are to be found working in hospitals, nursing homes, wellness centres and in private practice.

Dietitians are part detective (Looking for clues in your eating and lifestyle habits) and part councellor (Using their extensive nutritional background to find the best solution to your health problems.

Remember that the registered dietitian in Oakdene, Johannesburg South is the Food and Nutrition expert. Do not settle for less by taking advice from someone without the proper education, certification and training. Keep away from Fads. Remember diets dont work lifestyle changes do.

Oakdene, Registered Dietitian in Johannesburg

Have you ever wondered what a registered dietician in Oakdene does and what role they play in helping people achieve their health goals? People seek guidance from registered dietitians for many reasons. You would need the services of a registered Jhb dietitian for some of the following:
1. You have been diagnosed with pre-diabetes, diabetes, cardio vascular problems or high blood pressure. A registered dietitian can help you control your condition, strengthen your heart and prevent strokes and heart attacks.
2. You have digestive problems or allergies. A RD in Johannesburg can help determine the foods you are reacting to and ensure that you get adequate nutrients while avoiding the foods you have a reaction to.
3. You need to lose or gain weight. A Registered Oakdene dietitian in Johannesburg has been trained in healthy, safe and effective weight-loss strategies to help you to reach your intended health goal and to keep it that way.
4. You are pregnant or trying to get pregnant. A dietitian can make sure that you get the proper nutrients such as folate, especially during the first three months of pregnancy lowering your newborns chances of neural and spinal defects.
5. You need guidance and confidence for breastfeeding your baby. A dietitian can help make sure that you are getting enough iron, fluoride and vitamins for you and your baby.
6. Your teenager has issues with food. A registered Oakdene dietitian in Johannesburg South can assist with eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia and other weight related issues.
7. You are diagnosed with chronic disease. You need the help of a dietitian to make the disease more manageable and to slow down its progression.
8. You want to improve your sports performance. A Oakdene nutritionist dietitian Johannesburg can help you develop menu plans that address your active nutritional needs.
9. You are aging and your nutrient needs are changing. Speaking to a Oakdene RD can help you restore your energy and replenish your nutrient needs.
10. You are thinking of or have had gastric bypass or bariatric surgery. A registered dietician is trained in developing meal plans for such surgery patients.
11. You want to eat better. A registered dietitian can help you break bad eating habits, overcome cravings and improve the taste of fruit and vegetables.
12. Lastly. You want to maintain good health. A registered Joburg dietician will save you from developing chronic diseases later in life and increase your chances of recovery should you develop a medical condition later on in life.

Oakdene, Johannesburg Dietician

We provide one-on-one consultations at our practice based at the Dischem Wellness Hub near Oakdene, Johannesburg South.Skype and Google Hangout consultations are available if you live far away or you are unable to attend in person.

An initial session with a Oakdene, Johannesburg South dietitian will include a thorough nutritional assessment, a lifestyle review, your medical condition and a sample diet plan.

Follow up visits will address food shopping, eating out, eating behaviour, food record evaluations, practical tips and individualised goals to maintain your wellness.


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Questions & Answers

Can you advise on food allergies?

When your child is diagnosed with food allergies a visit to your dietician will hgelp you to plan your child's allergen-free diet. Not all dieticians are qualified in this field. A registered dietitian is a food and nutrition professional who has met certain academic and professional requirements.We will discuss your child's normal eating habits along with symptoms that have occurred with the ingestion of suspected or positive test foods. The nutritional needs of your child will be compared with the current diet to determine if more nutritionally dense foods or if supplements are necessary. A meal plan will be defined, food/symptom diaries provided, lists of foods to avoid and suggestions for meals and foods to use provided. Follow-up visits will be scheduled to discuss progress and concerns.

What can I do to maintain my weight during the holiday season?

Holidays are for relaxing and having a good time. It is only natural that you will be eating out more often with friends and family. Don't stress about it. Eat food that you like and enjoy.Weigh yourself once a week, and if you have gained weight in comparison to the previous week, eat only fruit and vegetables on Friday (just before the week-end!) Enjoy your holidays!

Why do i need the services of a dietician?

A dietician can help advise you on dietary and nutrition matters relating to health. Recently nutrition has become part of the general consciousness and I can help you manage your diet well. Nutrition is the most important thing to consider in your life as a good diet can have an incredible effect on your quality of life and your well-being.Our experience has shown that people progress well in their diets either gaining or losing weight when councelled by a registered dietician.

What should you look for in a diabetes management program?

You should look for a balanced nutrition,a flexible diet plan that has been customized by a registered dietitian and an exercise plan.This will enable you to achieve normal or near-normal blood glucose levels.Also provide adequate calories for reaching and maintaining an optimal body weight and preventing and delaying related complications.

What about weight during pregnancy?

The amount of weight a woman may gain in pregnancy varies significantly and only some of it is due to increased body fat. The unborn child, placenta, amniotic fluid and increases in maternal blood and fluid volume all contribute to weight gain during pregnancy.Dieting during pregnancy is not recommended as it may harm the health of the child. We advise women to achieve and maintain a healthy weight. Contact your dietician for a personalized diet plan during your pregnancy: