Ntsako Mathye

Ntsako Mathye is a Registered Dietitian who received her Bachelor of Science in Dietetics from the Medical University of South Africa (MEDUNSA). She completed her community service at a provincial hospital in Rustenburg. In 2010 she started a four-year long career at Leratong Hospital as a clinical dietitian. At Leratong Hospital she fell in love with paediatric nutrition and community based nutritional education. She found that the community lacked education on the importance of nutrition in connection to a healthy lifestyle, so it became her passion to educate the community on nutrition from birth throughout the life cycle. In 2015 she joined the FUTURELIFE® dietitian team and is based in Gauteng. She has keen interests in immunity and paediatric nutrition.

NUTRITION DURING BREASTFEEDING

INTRODUCTION Breastfeeding and breast milk are the global standard for infant feeding. The World Health Organization and many other medical bodies all support this statement. The American Academy of Paediatrics recommends exclusive breastfeeding for the first 6 months and continued breastfeeding up to two years. There are many benefits for both mother and baby with […]

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