ABOUT Ms. Jordana Smith

Licensed Dietitian

Specialisation

Licensed Dietitian

Languages

English

Ms. Jordana is a Licensed Dietitian from South Africa with over 11 years of experience in the field.

Jordana, qualified as a dietitian in 2007. She has been in Dubai for the past 5 years. She specializes in paediatrics and women’s health – particularly working with pre and post-natal ladies. Her focus centers around education versus prescriptive care, as she believes when we empower people to make choices, we have improved long term success with creating healthy habits.

Jordana has dealt largely with clients suffering from chronic diseases of lifestyle, such as diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, weight management, PCOS, starting babies on complementary foods, fussy eaters, food intolerances and allergies and breastfeeding.

Prior to joining our clinic, Ms. Jordana worked as a dietitian in Dubai and managed her own clinic in South Africa.

Ms. Jordana earned both her Medical Degree (with honors) in Nutrition and Dietetics and Bachelor Degree in Human Biosciences in Physiology and Psychology from the University of Cape Town, South Africa. She is a contributing author in recipe design and nutritional analysis for the Runner’s World Magazine.

  • Infant and young child feeding (including breastfeeding support)
  • Introducing Solids
  • Constipation in children
  • Picky Eaters
  • Food allergies and intolerances
  • Nutrition during pregnancy
  • Weight loss
  • Women’s health
  • Menopause
  • Gastro-intestinal conditions
  • Chronic and lifestyle disease management
  • Disease prevention and health promotion
  • Corporate wellness
Qualifications

BSc in Medicine (Hons) in Nutrition and Dietetics, University of Cape Town, South Africa
BSc in Human Biosciences in Physiology and Psychology, University of Cape Town, South Africa