Dietician Heather Harmsen will share her knowledge and experience with us, in the field of a plant-based diet.
Date: 6th July 2021
Topic: the benefits of plant-based nutrition
Presenter: Heather Harmsen
Heather Harmsen bio
Heather completed her Bachelor degree in Physiology and Psychology before training as a dietitian in South Africa (UCT). She spent eight years practising as a community dietitian in the UK covering a wide range of nutritional areas, including nutritional management of diabetes, cardiac rehabilitation, weight management and elderly care. Heather returned to South Africa at the end of 2015 and has been working with a practice specialising in gut health. She also has experience within the corporate setting, including wellness assessments for medical aid schemes and corporate health promotion. Heather has training in motivational counselling and behaviour change therapy, which she adds to her clinical practice to help facilitate change. Heather has successfully contributed to training modules for fellow dietitians and enjoys delivering group programmes focused on gastrointestinal conditions, more specifically irritable bowel syndrome.