Vanessa Consulting Dietitian
Vanessa Clarke is a Registered Dietitian with a passion for childhood nutrition as well as those suffering with digestive related concerns.
She studied her Bachelor of Science in Dietetics at the University of Kwazulu Natal (UKZN) followed by her Postgraduate Diploma in Dietetics also through UKZN.
After qualifying Vanessa completed her community service year at Catherine Booth, a Hospital up the north coast of KZN where she was involved in setting up the dietetics department and treating all necessary patients in the hospital.
In 2008 she relocated to the United Kingdom to extend her knowledge in the field of nutrition and dietetics and here she worked at various hospitals and clinics in the London and Birmingham area.After working in the hospital setting she developed a passion for working in the community and moved to outpatient management.
Vanessa has a special interest in paediatrics and spent her later years in the UK working in weight management of children including those underweight as well overweight.She ran healthy lifestyle workshops for toddlers and teenagers which included educating mothers and families on the importance of nutrition early on life, suitable and healthy food choices, adequate portion sizes and also dealt with many fussy eating cases.
She also worked with developing nutrition education programmes and cooking classes in the community, supermarket tours, one on one counselling for disease management and developing nutrition resources for chronic diseases of lifestyle.
She returned to the South Africa where she worked in the private sector providing education to health care professionals on all topics relating to maternal and infant nutrition.
Vanessa then decided to open her own practice at the beginning of 2014.Vanessa has been fortunate to work in a wide variety of nutrition related fields.She has a passion for people and helping them wherever they are in their walk of life to achieve overall balance and wellbeing.She has a special interest in all fields pertaining to infants and children.
Vanessa Clarke is a Registered Dietitian with a passion for childhood nutrition