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Tanya Alberts
Owner / Dietician

Tanya has been providing dietary guidance since 2009 as a Registered Dietician. Her goal is to help people understand the connection between diet and diagnosis for improved nutritional wellbeing.

She has a passion for educating what the potential impact of poor lifestyle behaviours can have on health and wellness over time. Tanya is a registered Discovery Wellness Network Dietician and is able to conduct Discovery Vitality Days.

Tanya is a strong believer in ‘We Are What We Eat' and loves to convey this to big groups of people, all her family members, friends and her patients.

"I had to walk my own personal journey with Yo-yo dieting before I became a dietician and I had to mend my relationship with food by understanding the true power food has". 

Tanya has a special interest in emotional eating, weight loss, food allergies, gut health, renal health (kidney disease), nutrigenetics (DNA) testing for individualized meal planning, child feeding, diabetes, sports nutrition and corporate health. Tanya is committed to Continuing her Professional Development (CPD).

Connect with Tanya and take the first step towards a healthier you. 

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Robyn-Leigh Mentor
RD(SA)

Robyn-Leigh was born and raised from Cape Town and grew up in a family of health care professionals, her passion for food and fitness began at a young age which is what lead her to peruse a career in Nutrition.

She graduated from the University of the Western Cape in Nutrition and Dietetics. Thereafter she had worked in a small town within the Karoo between three hospitals and five clinics; while serving on the COVID response team in 2020.

Robyn does not believe in quick fixes and rather advocates for sustainable lifestyle changes. She has special interest in sports nutrition, nutrigenetics, fertility with nutrition, weight management, media and corporate wellness.

She is based at our practices at the G4Medical Services in Helderkriun, the Sanridge Medical Centre in Midrand, the Midrand Medical Centre in Midrand and Online.

"I look forward to start your journey of transformation to a healthier you!" 

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Chené Vorster
Dietician

I stumbled upon the dietetics career by accident in my final years of high school and immediately knew this field was calling my name. I went off and studied dietetics at the University of Pretoria, balancing multiple residence activities, HC activities and a difficult but rewarding degree.

During my final year of studying, I worked in various different clinics and hospitals. I was found all the way from Mamelodi’s clinics to CHBAH in Johannesburg. My community service year was completed in a 720-bed regional hospital and it provided me with skills and knowledge that I will forever carry with me. All these clinics and hospitals have provided me with confidence in both in- and outpatient management of all types of patients.

I enjoy challenges and often find myself with tackling many different tasks and challenges at once. I don’t enjoy sitting still and always find ways to keep myself busy. I enjoy being physically active and partake in sports activities such as boxing and hiking in my spare time. I also enjoy other stimulating activities such as reading and crocheting.

Some fun facts about me:

  • I too have high cholesterol and have been managing it myself (with lifestyle and diet) for the past 6 years.
  • I am a certified PADI rescue diver and will always be somewhere under water during my leave periods.
  • My favourite season is Spring, even if it’s still a bit chilly – it beats the cold weather by far!
  • I enjoy gardening and had a big veggie garden. It’s a project I need to start up again.
  • I prefer vegetables over any other food group.
  • Sushi Wednesdays are a tradition in our house and I always have it on a Wednesday.
  • I have skydived before, as well as bungy-jumped.
  • All shades of green can be considered my favourite colour.
  • A food I absolutely can’t develop a taste for is beetroot.
  • I enjoy crocheting little fruits and veggies to hand out as gifts.

My special interests include chronic diseases (high cholesterol, hypertension, diabetes mellitus etc.), weight loss and gut disorders / health.

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Kaela Koen
RD(SA)

I was born in Pretoria and raised in the Lowveld. BUT… Before that, we moved to KZN, right after I was born, where I lived for 4 years, all of which I had to use a nebuliser chronically because of all the heavy metals in the air.

I developed my passion for dietetics late in my high school career, which made me replace Accounting with Life Sciences in the half of my Grade 11 year.

I graduated from the North West University – Potchefstroom Campus with a BSc Dietetics degree. I completed my community service year in Virginia, Free State.

My hobbies are singing, cooking, baking and adventure, although it would take me about 30 minutes to gather myself before jumping off a cliff into water due to my fear of heights! 

I believe in disease prevention, and good nutrition and healthy lifestyle interventions play a vital role in that regard. I have a special interest in renal disease (kidney disease), child feeding, picky eaters, weight loss, diabetes, high blood pressure, hypercholesterolemia, fertility and nutrigenetics.

I am based in Garsfontein (Dr LC de Kock) and Rooihuiskraal (Medipark Dental Centre), Kempton Park (Birchmed Medical Centre) and Online.

Remember, the first step in a new direction doesn’t have to be perfect, it just has to be a step.

Let me help you take a step to a better and healthier you!

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