About the RD

Marna Oettle is a registered dietitian who provides evidence-based, individualized counselling to her clients. She teaches her clients how to eat in a way that is flexible, enjoyable, and in line with their unique goals.

Areas of expertise

Marna has worked with a variety of health-related conditions, but specializes in the following areas:

  • Emotional eating, binge eating and disordered eating
  • Gastro-intestinal disorders & gut health
  • Preventative nutrition & chronic disease management
  • Plant-based nutrition

For more information about programs and consultations that Marna offers, click here. Alternatively, book a free 15 minute video or phone call consultation.

Marna holds the following University qualifications:

  • BSc (Med) (Hons) Nutrition & Dietetics – University of Cape Town
  • MSc Physiological Sciences – University of Stellenbosch
  • BSc Human Life Sciences (Biology with Psychology) – University of Stellenbosch
  • BSc (Hons) Physiological Sciences – University of Stellenbosch

Marna is a member of the following professional boards:

  • Health Professionals Council of South Africa (DT0049956)
  • Board of Health Care Funders of South Africa (0724831)
  • Association of Dietitians South Africa

Marna has attended the following additional courses:

  • Minding the Food Space: Treating the Emotional Eater (module 1 – 6)
  • EatFit Gut Health and the Microbiome
  • CDE Diabetes Accreditation: Entry Level Course
  • CDE Optifast training
  • The Kidney RD: Plant-based diets for CKD and ESRD


I now feel confident in my body and relaxed around food. Plus I've lost weight!
I'm so glad I found you! Now I'm finally making progress.
Marina Page
I enjoy this new lifestyle and my IBS is finally under control.
Mike Wheeldon