Nasreen graduated from the University of Natal as a Registered Dietician in 1997. She began her career working as a Clinical Dietician in private practice and lecturing university students part time. She then joined the KwaZulu Natal Department of Health where she garnered many years of valuable experience in the public health nutrition domain.
Her insight into the nutrition challenges faced by individuals and communities at large as well as the barriers to attaining nutrition behavior and lifestyle modification has enabled her to optimize the health and nutritional well-being of her patients with empathy and flexibility. She is a firm advocate about good nutrition being the foundation of a productive and progressive life and is passionate about guiding and motivating her patients to unlock their potential and accelerate change.
Her key interests include: healthy eating throughout the lifecycle with a keen interest in paediatric nutrition, digestive health issues, sports nutrition, chronic diseases of lifestyle such as diabetes, hypertension, overweight/obesity and weight management