About

Sandi van Zyl dietitian profile pictureSandi is a qualified Dietitian with both private practice and corporate wellness experience. She obtained her Honours Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from UCT in 2002.

She worked in the practice of Shelly Meltzer and Associates (the dietary practice affiliated with the Sports Science Institute of South Africa) for two years before joining Virgin Life Care and later Virgin Active.

She has extensive experience working with both corporates and medical insurers and has written numerous nutrition articles over the years, for a variety of health and wellness magazines and e-zines.  You can read some of Sandi’s articles here.

Sandi has a real passion when it comes to helping others achieve their health and wellness goals and believes strongly that everyone is individual when it comes to their dietary requirements.

If you’ve listened to any of Sandi’s talks, you’ll recall her reference to the fact that ‘one size could never fit all’. It’s with this philosophy that Sandi approaches all her clients, with the ultimate aim being to find ‘the best nutritional fit’ for each and every person.

Sandi is a mother of two young girls and has experienced first-hand the trials and tribulations associated with feeding a toddler and packing the perfect lunchbox for school. She is married to an Ironman triathlete and has a special interest in sports nutrition.

Whether it’s healthy eating for you and your family; weight management; sport-specific nutrition; gut health or managing a specific chronic condition, Sandi is committed to assisting you reach your personal health and wellness goals.