4 Life Living Dietitians

Meet our Team

Nicola Mostert RD(SA)

Nicola is the owner and founding dietitian of 4Life Living Dietitians, with more than 20 years experience abroad and in South Africa as a practicing registered clinical dietitian. Her love of people, food, eating, an active lifestyle and healthy living resonates with her calling in life to change people’s lives and behaviour around food. She is very process-orientated and likes to see her patients thriving and ultimately living the best life they can. Her love for food and people resonates in the way she practices as a dietitian. She is also the creative mind and leader of the 4Life Living Team.

Her fields of expertise: Diabetes, metabolic disorders of lifestyle and weight management. She holds a special interest in the low carb lifestyle and ketogenic diets. Nicola is a single mom to Benno and Roux.  She enjoys playing golf, likes to garden and has an active outdoor lifestyle.

“….I love to see how small differences in peoples’ diets can make a huge impact on their health and wellness but especially seeing their confidence grow in their relationship with food and their bodies…”

Danine Lamprecht RD(SA)

Danine Lamprecht is our in-hospital registered clinical dietitian working in the George and Geneva Mediclinic’s Intensive care unit.  She holds a BSc in Dietetics at the University of Stellenbosch and she has over 14 years clinical experience as a dietitian. She remains fascinated by medical science and evidenced based nutrition with her field of expertise as our intensivist clinical dietitian. Danine has a special interest in Allergies and Paediatrics. She has been working with Nicola since 2014. She is a mum of 3 and a farmer’s wife. She also enjoys running as her choice of sport.

“ I’m a clinical dietitian and I love it because I believe a good diet can change a person’s life”

Dr Androulla Philippou RD(SA)

Androulla Philippou is a registered clinical dietitian having graduated with a Bachelors of Dietetics from the University of Pretoria. After completing one year of compulsory community service at Heidelberg Hospital, Androulla worked for 3 years as a clinical dietician at the Johannesburg General Hospital, whilst completing a Masters in Nutrition through Stellenbosch University. In 2008 she moved to London, where she lived for 5 years completing her Ph.D in the Division of Diabetes and Nutritional Sciences of King’s College London. Upon her return to Johannesburg in 2013, she ran her private practice in Bedfordview until moving to George in 2015. Here she joined Nicola and the 4Life Living Dietitians team. Nicola and Androulla have known each other since 2000 and studied dietetics together at Tukkies. Androulla has a special interest in individual and group sessions for patients struggling with weight management, diabetes, insulin resistance, high cholesterol and/or blood pressure. She loves food, understanding that every one of us lives our lives in a unique way, fashioned by our individual likes, dislikes, preferences and motivations. She is married to Basilis and mom to 2 boys and a little girl.

“…I am passionate about providing nutrition therapy that is backed by science and sound research and I have a fervor for helping patients find the perfect balance between enjoying food and making the best choices according to their personal health needs and lifestyle.”

Simone Howe RD(SA)

Simone is a registered clinical dietitian who has over 7 years of private practicing experience. She holds a Bachelors in Dietetics from the University of Pretoria as well as a CDE certification from the Centre of Diabetes and Endocrinology.
She is passionate about teaching patient’s “how to eat” so that they can empower themselves and their families to do the same. She uses evidence based nutrition and tries to make healthy eating practical and sustainable. She has a special interest in paediatrics and surgery and works at the Mediclinic George and Geneva as well as in our consulting rooms.
Simone is married to David and a new mom. In her spare time takes art classes, exercises and walks their two border collies Skye and Luna.

“…I enjoy helping people prioritise their health, and seeing their excitement when they reach their goals…. The best for me is to see over time how they apply my advice to their daily lives, making small habits, a lifestyle!”

Michaela van der Merwe RD(SA)

Michaela is the newest member of the 4Life Living dietitians. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Dietetics (Cum Laude) and is currently completing her Master of Science in Dietetics. Her proudest accomplishment in her degree was completing the best overall student over the four years of her studies in her degree at Nelson Mandela University. 

She can be described as a well-balanced individual, whose focus on quality performance and diligence is reflected in her work ethic. She gains satisfaction from growing in an environment: meeting new people, building new relationships, and obtaining new knowledge. Michaela is passionate about the health and well-being of people, and she takes pride in the quality of work that she displays. 

From a personal perspective, she is loyal, trustworthy, optimistic, and caring. She enjoys cooking, being outdoors in nature and being surrounded by her family and friends. 

“I have a big heart for people, and I love seeing them excited about succeeding and obtaining their nutrition related goals. I enjoy walking alongside my patients, encouraging them, motivating them, understanding them and most importantly, listening to them. Nutrition is not a “one size fits all” and a journey to health should not be done alone. I feel blessed to be able to play a part in changing people’s lives, and to call this my job.”

Daniela Shaw RD(SA)

Daniela is the newest member of 4 Life living Dietitans Mosselbay. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Dietetics (Cum Laude) and she is frequently sharping up her knowledge in all things related to Dietetics.

She is a confident , self reliant individual that is results orientated.

With a wealth of knowledge in nutrition and a deep understanding of the human body, she can help you make informed choices about the food you eat, tailor meal plans to your specific needs, and provide ongoing guidance to help you achieve your goals. 

She enjoys all areas of Dietetics.

She loves being active and exploring the finer detail of nature. Time with friends and family is for her the biggest pleasure in life. Her biggest goal is to celebrate life with the people around her.

"To be a Dietitian was always one of my biggest passions. I strive to leave each patient I see better than what i found them by being the one who nurtures and builds"

Andiswa Sokupe (Practice Manager)

Andiswa Sokupe is our Practice Manager and she makes sure that all your administrative queries are handled, from medical aid authorisations, making your booking or welcoming you to our practice in George. She has over 17 years experience in the Administrative world. Her work ethic, professionalism and admin support, is what makes 4Life Living Dietitians unique, so we can focus on providing the best there is in dietetic care and support for you and worry less about all the admin that goes on behind the scenes. You may contact Andiswa for any admin related queries at 044 873 4099.

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