Meet the Dietitian: Community Service Series

  • Meet the Dietitian: Community Service Series (4/17/2019) - Challenge… Accepted! By Liezel Engelbrecht I am probably not your typical community service dietitian: I am 37 years old. At 32, after nearly a decade in the media industry, I gave up my career as a content editor in order to pursue a new goal: to make a contribution in the field of preventative healthcare. … Read More
  • Meet the Dietitian: Community service series (5/13/2019) - “The best decision I’ve made in my life…” By Bonnie Evert “TPN? Food in arteries?” These were my thoughts, as a very inexperienced 17- year- old girl, when the Registered Dietitian (RD), who was assisting a very close family member of mine in the ICU, explained what all the little bags hanging above the bed … Read More
  • Meet the Dietitian: Community service series (5/30/2019) - An unforgettable community service experience in the ‘forgotten province’… By Inarie Jacobs Health should not be taken for granted – a lesson I learned as a child whilst being very ill due to my poor lifestyle and dietary habits. After this experience, I decided to study dietetics at the North-West University of Potchefstroom to share … Read More