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Kelly Ansley, registered dietitian

Kelly Ansley, registered dietician, BabyYumYum expert
Kelly is a registered dietitian and owner of Smart Eating Registered Dietitians Kelly is a registered dietitian in private practice. She gained valuable experience in the government and private sector before starting her own practice, ‘Smart Eating’, in 2015. She is currently a guest lecturer to the third-year dietetics students at the University of Pretoria and consults from practices in Houghton and Fourways and Morningside Mediclinic. Since becoming a mom in 2019, Kelly feels passionate about educating and informing other moms on nutrition-related topics and empowering them to provide a healthy balanced diet for the whole family. Kelly understands the stress and pressure that come with being a working mom and she supports her clients and assists them to achieve sustainable health goals. In her private capacity, Kelly enjoys baking, travelling and spending time with family and friends.
foods that are high in fibre: how to add more fibre to your diet

High fibre foods, how much fibre you should eat a day & sample menu

With the fast-paced lifestyle that so many of us lead today, we often reach for foods that are convenient and quick to consume. Unfortunately,...
apple carrot bran muffin recipe

Apple, carrot & bran muffin recipe

Makes 24 Naturally high in fibre and incredibly tasty, this apple, carrot & bran muffin recipe mixture can be kept in the refrigerator for up...
woman jumping in the air with energy

How to have more energy – without caffeine

How many of you are guilty of reaching for a cup of coffee or an energy drink when you need a pick-me-up? Yes, caffeine...
How to lose winter weight

9 ways to avoid the winter weight gain

Winter weight gain... the bane of our lives! There are many contributing factors to why we tend to gain weight in the cooler months of...
Foods that are good for fertility

What to eat to boost fertility if you’re trying to conceive

Infertility is estimated to affect 1 in 6 couples in South Africa. Naturally, nutrition plays a big role in fertility, as does being under-...
Baby sticking earbuds into empty egg carton

Life in lockdown for a working mom of a one-year-old

Those of you who have a one-year-old will know that they really do fall into a unique category of their own – ‘Tabies.’ They...
Fussy child doesn't want to eat food

Is your child a fussy eater? Our expert comes to your rescue

Fussy eating (also known as picky, choosy or faddy eating) is defined as an unwillingness to eat familiar foods or to try new foods,...
Woman preparing healthy food during COVID-19 lockdown

How to stop stress eating during lockdown

Some of us may be struggling with maintaining healthy eating habits in your home during lockdown. Many of us turn to food as a...
Pregnant lady preparing vegan dinner

Is it healthy to be a vegan or vegetarian while pregnant?

As dietitians in private practice, we’re seeing the number of people following vegan, vegetarian and plant-based diets on the rise. This may be due...