Before searching please read the role of a Nutritionist, if you are looking for a Dietician please go to the ADSA website - http://www.adsa.org.za/
The role of the Nutritionist
A nutritionist is a person responsible for the promotion of nutrition health and well-being and prevention of nutrition related disorders/ill health of groups, communities or populations and could be throughout the various stages of the life cycle.
The role of the Dietician
A Dietician is a person that would be consulted when nutrition therapy is required.
Some of the well known conditions managed with nutrition therapy:
- diabetes, heart disease (high blood pressure, high cholesterol), liver disease, kidney disease, cancer, HIV / AIDS, TB, throat, stomach and intestinal disorders (IBS, Crohn's, ulcerative colitis, constipation, flatulence, diarrhoea), food allergies and intolerances and eating disorders
Other nutritional advice would include:
- sports nutrition and the various stages during a person's lifecycle (ADSA)