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Caylin Goodchild

Caylin completed her BSc degree in Dietetics at the North-West University. During her training she worked at various hospitals and clinics in the North-West and later in Mpumalanga. She went on to complete her Masters degree, involving pregnant women and their morbidity symptoms associated with iron intake. She completed post-graduate modules in Sports Nutrition, Advanced Nutrition and Paediatric Critical Care, Caylin is currently enrolled for her PhD which will look at morbidity symptoms displayed in infants.

Whilst studying, Caylin qualified as an anthropometric technician with the International Society for the Advancement of Kinanthropometry (ISAK). Caylin was also involved as a reviewer for Practice-based Evidence in Nutrition (PEN), affiliated with Dietitians of Canada and the Dietitians Association of Australia. She is currently registered with the Association for Dietetics in South Africa (ADSA) and the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA).

In her free time, Caylin enjoys participating in mini marathons, exercising at the gym, baking and conversing over a cappuccino.

What is a Dietician?

A dietitian is a qualified health professional that assesses and councils individuals with nutrition-related conditions such as obesity, diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, gastro-intestinal disorders, food allergies/intolerances and eating disorders, as well as cancer, kidney and liver diseases.

What does a Dietitian Do?:
  • Dietitians also play a role in sports nutrition and give nutritional advice for various stages of life, such as infancy, pregnancy and old age.
  • Dietitians use a scientific and specialised approach to treat
    individuals in hospitals, clinics, private practice and home and corporate settings.

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  • Scientific and individualised meal plans to lose, maintain or gain weight.

Sport Nutrition

  • Optimal nutrition for pre, during and post training
  • Dietary advice and meal plans for gaining muscle mass​
  • Enhancing energy levels in sport
  • Correct eating during travel

Medical nutrition therapy

Dietary guidelines and meal plans for specific conditions such as: 

  • Diabetes
  • Gastro-intestinal disorders (IBS, constipation, Crohn’s disease, reflux, ulcers)
  • Hypertension
  • Heart disease
  • Cancer
  • Weakened immunity 
  • Liver disorders
  • Kidney disorders

Paediatric and pregnancy nutrition

  • Optimal nutrition during pregnancy
  • Correct feeding practices for infants
  • Dietary advice for fussy eaters
  • Food intolerances
  • Allergies

Body composition analysis and somatotyping

  • An InBody bioelectrical impedance device is used to measure the following:
    • Body fat %
    • Visceral fat
    • Skeletal muscle mass
    • Protein
    • Body water
    • Body minerals

Eating disorders

  • Anorexia
  • Bulimia
  • Binge eating

Lifestyle meal plans

  • Vegans
  • Vegetarians
  • Specific religious groups