Meet Pure Health Dietician

BRONWEN STOKES
REGISTERED DIETICIAN

Bronwen completed her studies in Dietetics at the University of Pretoria in 2009 and has gained experience in all areas of dietetics. Her passion for paediatrics and GIT was ignited at Kalafong Hospital where she worked for over 3 years. She has been in private practice since 2011. Bronwen and Kathy established Pure Health Dieticians in 2015.

Bronwen’s main areas of interest include weight loss, mental health disorders (including depression and emotional eating behaviour), nutrigenomics, gastrointestinal disorders and chronic diseases (diabetes, insulin resistance and heart disease).

Bronwen is involved in various wellness programmes and is dedicated to helping individuals make necessary lifestyle changes to prevent chronic disease and improve their quality of life. She regularly presents nutrition-related talks on a variety of topics. She strives to help all individuals, young and old, improve their overall well-being through an individualized practical approach to healthy eating.

Bronwen is a registered dietician with the HPCSA and ADSA. She is accredited with 3×4 genetics, DNAlysis and Geneway for genetic testing and is part of numerous medical aid wellness networks.

Bronwen is a proud mother of 2 energetic sons and is married to Paul.

Bronwen currently practices at Doringkloof medical centre, Virgin Active Centurion and The Cradle Health Spa.

Bronwen is part of the medical team consulting at Vista Clinic and Zwavelstream Clinic.

082 828 1301
bronwen@phdieticians.com

CHANTELLE ENGELBRECHT
REGISTERED DIETICIAN

Chantelle is a proud University of Pretoria Dietetics Alumni member. Throughout practicing dietetics, she has gained valuable working experience in general surgical wards, medical wards, ICU and pediatric wards at Kalafong Hospital and Tshwane District Hospital. Working at Sizwe District hospital she cultivated a special interest in nutritional support for patients with TB, HIV and diabetes.

She is a firm believer in “prevention is better than cure” and is determined to help her clients reach their healthy lifestyles goals and prevent chronic disease with individualized nutrition care and the best available resources.

She has continued to develop her field of interest in diabetes management by completing her post graduate diploma in diabetes management from the University of South Wales. Her passion, and other field of interest for Nutrigenomics (gene and nutrient interactions) continues to grow as it an amazing tool for the prevention and treatment of disease.

Chantelle is a secret “study-holic” who is also busy ticking off a list of sunny travel destinations on the side.

Chantelle currently practices at Doringkloof medical centre and Virgin Active Centurion.

083 390 6821
chantelle@phdieticians.com

KATHY SNOECK HENKEMANS
REGISTERED DIETICIAN

Kathy studied at University of Pretoria and graduated in 2009.  In 2010 she did her community service at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital where she worked in the medical and surgical wards as well as the renal unit.

Kathy moved back to Pretoria in 2011 to work at the new Mamelodi Hospital, where she worked in the paediatric, neonatal and adult medical and surgical wards. Kathy started working in the private sector in 2012. Kathy and Bronwen started Pure Health Dieticians together in 2015.

Kathy is passionate about promoting health and good nutrition. Her main areas of interest are nutritional management of lifestyle diseases (diabetes, insulin resistance, heart disease), gastrointestinal disorders, weight loss and kidney disease.

She is a registered dietician with the HPCSA and ADSA, and is accredited with 3×4 genetics, DNAlysis and Geneway for genetic testing as well as part of numerous medical aid wellness networks.

Kathy is a mother of two children and enjoys cycling, running and travelling.   

Kathy currently practices at Doringkloof medical centre.

072 480 5369
kathy@phdieticians.com

CHARLOTTÉ ECKARD
REGISTERED DIETICIAN

Charlotté completed her studies in BSc Dietetics at the North West University in 2018.

She did her Community Service year in 2019 at Steve Biko Academic Hospital, where she gained experience in a variety of adult and pediatric disease conditions, including weight loss, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, auto-immune disorders, oncology, psychiatric disorders, renal diseases and neurological diseases.

Charlotté is an individual who is enthusiastic about dietetics and the effects nutrition has not only on the present population but also the impact thereof on future generations. She is passionate about helping people, educating them and enabling them to make informed decisions.

Charlotté is a registered HPCSA and ADSA member.

Charlotte is an adventurous farm girl who loves spending time in nature and enjoys quality time with friends and family. She believes you are never fully dressed without a smile and that the small things in life can make a big difference.

Charlotté currently practices at Doringkloof medical centre and Virgin Active Centurion.

076 401 9242
charlotte@phdieticians.com

MELISSA DU PLESSIS
REGISTERED DIETICIAN

Melissa graduated from the University of Pretoria in 2017. She completed her community service year at Steve Biko Academic Hospital in 2018. During this year she started the dietetic program for bariatric surgery to help people lose weight efficiently and maintain a balanced and healthy lifestyle. She got excellent results and very good feedback from the patients.

Melissa starting working for Pure Health  Dieticians in 2019. She continues to work at Steve Biko Academic hospital in the surgery department as part of the medical team working with bariatric patients. Melissa has gained experience in various disease conditions including internal medicine (diabetes, cardiovascular and renal diseases), surgery and oncology. Melissa has a passion for helping people lose weight to improve their self-image and have a healthier lifestyle.

Ensuring patients know what their disease condition is and how it is treatable through diet is very important to Melissa.

Melissa is a registered HPCSA and ADSA member.

Melissa enjoys baking, dancing and quiet nights with a good book.

Melissa currently practices at Doringkloof medical centre.

074 868 4664
melissa@phdieticians.com

Contact your preferred dietician to make an appointment at our practise in Centurion.