Kirstin Sylvester Dietitians Somerset-West / Virtual

Kirstin Sylvester is a Registered Dietitian who completed her
BSc Dietetics (Cum Laude) through Stellenbosch University.
After that, she completed her community service year at Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital in Cape Town. With a psychology background (BA in Psychology through Nelson Mandela University) she has a keen interest in behaviour change and the link between psychology and nutrition.

Today Kirstin is a dietitian passionate about empowering women
and children to achieve their nutrition goals with self-love through education.

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    • Vitality assessment for 1000 points

      R 485
      Visit a dietitian and learn about healthier eating habits. You can earn 1 000 Vitality points for your consultation per year.
    • Eating disorder inital consultation, 120 minutes

      The initial consultation is usually 90-120 minutes. In this consultation, we will discuss your current relationship with food. An depth consultation is a vital aspect of building a foundation between client and practioner. Together with your medical history and goals, we will create an individualised plan collaboratively. I will ensure the goals set are specific, measurable, achievable, relevant and timebound.
    • Eating disorder follow up consultation, 60-90 minutes

      During the follow up consultations the foundation from the first consultation is revisted and built on. Additional education on the dietary management of medical conditions and healthy behaviour change are discussed.
    • Initial consultation, 90 minutes

      The initial consultation is usually 60-90 minutes. In this consultation, we will analyse your body composition, blood results (if available), clinical signs and diet history. Together with your medical history and goals, we will create an individualised plan collaboratively. I will ensure the goals set are specific, measurable, achievable, relevant and timebound. The consultation includes individualised dietary guidelines and nutrition education so that you leave feeling empowered to take ownership of your health journey.
    • Secondary consultation, 45-60 minutes

      During the second consultation the foundation from the first consultation is revisted and built on. Additional education on the dietary management of medical conditions and healthy behaviour change are discussed.
    • Follow up consultation, 30-45 minutes

      Follow-up consultations range between 30 to 45 minutes to monitor progress, make adjustments to dietary intake, identify any challenges or barriers, and ensure accountability.
    • DNA feedback consultation 90-120 minutes

      In this feedback session your DNA results will be discussed with a summary provided on how to make dietary and lifestyle adjustments to optimise your health.
    • Shopping consultation, 90-120 minutes

      R 1 500
      With an ever-changing food landscape, Kirstin offers food shopping assistance. She will walk through your local food store with you providing education on label reading, menu planning and meal budgeting. This helps simplify the choices and eliminates confusion often experienced by various products on offer in supermarkets.

      Fees involved:
      R600/ hour with additional travel costs for traveling outside of Somerset-West
    • Follow up InBody, 15 minutes

      R 150
      In 15 seconds the InBody 270 measures fat mass, muscle mass, and body water levels. A results sheet will be printed of your InBody measurment for your body composition tracking.
    • Initial InBody 270, 15 minutes

      R 350
      In 15 seconds the InBody 270 measures fat mass, muscle mass, and body water levels. A results sheet will be printed of your InBody measurment for your body composition tracking.

About us

Kirstin Sylvester

I'm Kirstin Sylvester a Cape Town-based Registered Dietitian.
I am passionate about nutrition in the first 1000 days and women's health. I help women and children to achieve their nutrition goals and build a healthy relationship with food.

Education

  • Ba Psychology (NMMU)
  • BSc Dietetics Cum Laude (Stellenbosch University)
Kirstin Sylvester
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