Uniquely tailored medical eating plans

Meet the Team

Dieticians

Liz-Mare Lusardi

Liz-Mare is the owner of the practice. She graduated from the University of the Free State in 1999 with a B.Sc Dietetic honours degree. She went on to do her Master’s degree which she completed at in 2002. She has written and published articles for both scientific journals and coffee table magazines. She regularly presents on nutritional related topics to medical professionals and public audiences.

She started her career in the Pharmaceutical industry in sales and marketing. She opened My Diet dieticians in 2003.

She has a passion for nutrition and views herself as a “nutritional science addict”.

She is also the founder and owner of Miavita Wellness (Pty) Ltd.

Her hobbies include: Spending time in the Bush veld with her family, water skiing and reading.

Larissa West

She has been working at My Diet dietician for the past 9 years. She graduated from the University of Pretoria with a B. Dietetics degree. She has completed numerous course in nutrition and genetics.

She is passionate about staying up to date with the latest science in Nutrition. The part of her job that she loves the most is working with people, and to assist clients to achieve the best possible results.

Her dream is to one day run the Comrades Marathon

Her hobbies include: Running, reading and working at a dog rescue facility over weekends.

Carlien van der Merwe

Carlien Graduated from the University of the Free Freestate with a B.Sc dietetics degree. She is currently busy with her Master’s degree in dietetics. She is passionate about the science of nutrition and a valuable part of the My Diet team.

Psychologist - Weight management Coach

Marinda Reynecke

Marinda obtained her Masters degree in Psychology from the University of Pretoria in 2000. She has worked in the United Kingdom for 11 years specialising in behaviour change therapy and life coaching. She has a special interest in weight loss and to assist clients with action plans to achieve realistic goals to achieve optimum results.

Other

Almarie Wessels

Almarie is our friendly receptionist at the main reception desk.

Lara Opperman

Lara is the Health shop manager. She also co-ordinates daily administrative functions. She loves working with people and strives to deliver the highest quality of service to all My Diet clients.

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