Are you struggling to make the right decision when it comes to your health?
Do you want to be able to eat without feeling guilty?
Cape Dieticians is dedicated to helping you live the healthiest life you always dreamed of.
Understanding the mind-body connection of hunger and fullness, to decrease emotional eating, to re-develop a healthy relationship with food and to identify binge eating triggers.
Whether your goal is weight loss, weight management or healthy eating, one of our skilled dieticians…
Our dieticians are professionally trained and experienced to give medical nutritional advice in medical conditions such as type 1 and type 2 diabetes…
The Eating for Intestinal Tolerance program focuses on using the most updated…
Cape Dietitians was established in 2005 by Ananda, opening 2 private dietetics practices in Brackenfell and Kuils River (Kuilsrivier). Shana Terhart Young joined the team in 2015, heading up a new dietician practice in Edgemead, located near Monte Vista in the Northern Suburbs of Cape Town. Since then the practice has expanded to include Andrea Jacobs, a clinical dietician who sees both in and outpatients at the Kuils River practice and Kuils River hospital, and Christy Greener, a passionate private practicing dietician who sees patients at the Brackenfell and Kuils River practices on Saturday mornings.
Shana, Andrea and Christy are passionate about promoting and educating on medical nutritional advice to the people of the Northern Suburbs, Western Cape. Their goal is wanting to better your quality of life, empowering you with healthy lifestyle choices and balanced nutrition.
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BSc in Dietetics (Hons) (UCT)
Shana has a special interest in treating the emotional eater, eating disorders, nutrition in childhood and sports nutrition. She is passionate about empowering people to live healthy lifestyles – enabling them to truly enjoy the healthy food experience through a healthy and balanced approach. Shana is also passionate about educating individuals on the biological causes and dietary management of chronic diseases of lifestyle, such as diabetes, high cholesterol, as well as various medical conditions such as Chrones Disease, Liver and Kidney conditions and nutrition support in Cancers.
BSc. in Dietetics (UWC)
Andrea Jacobs obtained her Bachelor of Science Degree in Dietetics in 2011, from the University of the Western Cape, before completing her community service year at Uitenhage Provincial Hospital, in the Eastern Cape, in 2012. She became permanent staff at that hospital for another year before returning to Cape Town in 2013. Since then Andrea has gained experience working at different private practices and hospitals around Cape Town.
BSc. Dietetics (Hons) (US)
Christy is a passionate dietitian who loves working with people and communities to improve their lives through nutrition. She graduated from Stellenbosch University and moved borders to complete her community service year in northern KZN. She then returned to the Western Cape and worked as a food service dietitian, designing menus for a private hospital, and later in a community along the West Coast, delivering services to individuals and groups through education, counselling, campaigns and community events.
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