About Elienne


"I am so grateful to have found Elienne. Her gentle and non judgmental approach have made my fat loss journey simple and even joyful! I can't thank her enough for helping me to reframe the way I eat food for life." - GM

"Working with Elienne over the past few months has been an absolute pleasure. She is very knowledgeable, professional and is always encouraging. The eating plan she created for me was detailed and easy to follow. I do not feel restricted in my eating, and I thoroughly enjoy the food on the plan.

Elienne has taught me important skills around food choices and meal preparation, and with her help I have been able to make healthy lifestyle changes which I will maintain well into my future. Overall this journey has been a highly positive one." - J.H

Elienne studied her BSc. Med. (Hons) Nutrition & Dietetics at UCT, and has been operating her own private practice in Cape Town for the last 14 years. She provides patients with one-on-one consultations at the practice or online. 

Elienne builds customized dietary plans with a special interest in weight loss, weight gain, sport, insulin resistance, PCOS, diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, gut issues (like IBS), pregnancy, post-partum, emotional eating, eating disorders and disordered eating. 

Elienne has also

completed the EatFit

course for IBS, and

is an EatFit-approved



There is no one way for every person to eat. Elienne will help you to find the best way to reach your goal.


Elienne's extensive background in the field of nutrition provides her with a broad range of skills and knowledge to work with and assess client needs on a personal or corporate level.


"Being diabetic my wife and I have visited several dieticians over the years, with varying degrees of success. Elienne Horwitz’ caring, compassionate approach is by far the best we’ve encountered. We both lost weight and I have been able to drastically reduce my insulin." - H.B.