FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Where and when do you consult?
I am based in the Office 015, Ground Floor in Ebene Junction building, slightly outside of the cybercity. You can find it on Google Maps.
Consultations are offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Consultation hours vary so you can check the booking page to see my availabilities. Consultations are also offered online so you can benefit from my services from the comfort of your house, or wherever you are on that day.
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Who can/should come see me?
Anyone who wants to be in better health and learn better dietary habits. Those suffering from chronic diseases, weight management issues and athletes looking to their performance. Basically if you have a nutrition related question and want to live a better life, my door is open to you.
10 reasons why you should consult me
If you want make smarter food choices and eat better.
If you need to gain or lose weight.
If you suffer from a chronic disease (ex: diabetes, pre-diabetes, cardiovascular problems, high blood pressure, cancer, etc).
If you have digestive problems (ex: heartburns/gastric problems, reflux, constant diarrhoea or constipation, inflamed bowels, etc).
If you want to improve your sports performance.
If you find it hard to make your child eat healthily.
If you are pregnant or trying to get pregnant.
If you need guidance when breastfeeding your baby.
If you need guidance to introduce solids to your baby.
If you are caring for an aging parent.
How much time does a consultation take?
The initial consultation takes slightly less than 1 hour. It gives us enough time to complete a full nutrition assessment.
Do I need to book an appointment?
Yes, consultations are on appointment only. No booking, no consultation. Thank you for your understanding.
How do I book an appointment?
You can click here to book your appointment.
If you have any troubles booking an appointment, you can contact me on 57558419.
Which type of payments are accepted?
Cash, internet banking transfers and MCB Juice are accepted. Apologies but cards and cheques are not accepted.
Are your services covered by health insurance?
At the moment they are not (with the exception of MEFPA insurance that refunds a fee of Rs100 every 6 months). However if this changes I will update my website accordingly.
Should I bring anything for my appointment?
If you have done any blood tests in the past 6 months, please bring them with you. Please bring along your lits of medication and supplements (if applicable).
Can I cancel or re-schedule my appointment?
If you wish to cancel or reschedule your appointment, please do so AT LEAST 24-HOURS IN ADVANCE so I can offer the slot to another client. If you fail to do so or you don't show up to your appointment, the FULL FEE of the missed consultation will be due on your next appointment. I aim to offer my clients the best service possible. That means seeing them on time, and for the full of their 1-hour or 45-minute session. To make this possible, I request that you be punctual for your appointment and respect the cancellation policy stated above. Thank you for your comprehension and cooperation.
What should I expect from my initial consultation?
Your complete nutritional assessment (taking into account your current living situation, health habits, symptoms and nutrition knowledge)
Goals setting: we’ll work on realistic goals you will achieve and which will motivate you to succeed.
Advice on the right foods you need to be healthier (and also those to avoid).This is completely personalised so please bring your blood tests and relevant medical reports.
Answers to your nutrition based questions which are based on the latest research. No fads or myths allowed!
Advice that will help change your approach to eating. Meals are a doorway to a healthy body and mind, all it takes is someone like me to show you the way so you can start reaping the benefits.
How many sessions do I need?
This will depend on you. Some people come for only a few sessions, while others come for monthly or weekly follow-ups.
The initial consultation sets the foundation and the follow-ups build up on that foundation and bring you closer to your main goal. Therefore, follow-up sessions are crucial!
Reviews help people stay motivated and on track with their goals. Reviews are for troubleshooting and it is the time where we clarify any misinformation.
Will I need to buy supplements?
You will not need to buy supplements except if a deficiency is suspected (or confirmed with a blood test) or if you have any specific condition that would require a supplementation.
We always start working with food as much as possible, before considering to complement the diet with other products.
There are plenty of diet plans online. Why should I come see you?
While internet may provide a lot of nutrition information, it is important to source information from a reputable source. A nutrition expert is someone that has studied nutrition for several years, and not just someone who has lost weight rapidly.
There is no one size fits all solution to health.
Online plans are generic diets while I will offer you a tailor-made meal plan which takes into account: your habits, your daily routine, your food preferences but above all any medical conditions or risk of disease - and you are offered ongoing support.
Is there any difference between a Dietitian and a Nutritionist?
What types of diet do you propose?
Instead of focusing on a type of diet, we work on habits that will work for you for the rest of your life. I offer you tailor-made recommendations to your current situation.
In how much time will I see/get results?
It all depends on your health situation and how well you stick to the recommendations. What I mean here is that it varies on a case to case basis: if you have any deficiencies, any chronic inflammation or any current health problems, these will need to be addressed first before focusing on your personal goals.
What are you fees?
I have different services and prices vary accordingly. All the fees can be found here.