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Tanya van Aswegen

Registered Dietitian

  • BSc, RD, LD
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Tanya van Aswegen

Tanya is a South African Clinical Dietitian with more than 10 years’ experience in nutrition, practicing in both South Africa and the United Kingdom. She is passionate about supporting individuals to set, achieve and maintain their nutritional goals through a client-centred, evidence based and holistic approach. Her expertise ranges from advanced clinical nutrition support to health promotion, disease prevention and management.

Previously she has worked in various specialist settings and prior to joining Valiant Clinic, Tanya was the Assistant Director of Dietetics for the Department of Health in South Africa overseeing and implementing nutrition programs in more than 60 clinics and hospitals. She has also consulted on the development of both national and international nutrition programmes.

Specializations

  • Infant and young child feeding (incl. breastfeeding support)
  • Nutrition during pregnancy
  • Weight loss
  • Women’s health
  • Gastro-intestinal conditions
  • Chronic and lifestyle disease management (Diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, insulin resistance, etc.)
  • Oncology
  • Food allergies and intolerances
  • Disease prevention and health promotion
  • Corporate Wellness

Education

Masters in Public Health, University of the Western Cape, South Africa (graduating end 2017)
Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Dietetics, Stellenbosch University, South Africa

Languages

English and Afrikaans

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