Bulelani Makapela, RD

Expertise: Dietetics

Education: University of Cape Town

Bulelani Makapela is a registered dietitian based in East London, South Africa. She has an interest in clinical and community nutrition and food service management. She is passionate about nutrition education as she believes it is one of the fundamental parts in the treatment of individuals with chronic diseases like diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia, etc. Bulelani completed her studies at the University of Cape Town, has worked with the South African Defense Force and is currently in private practice. She aims to reach out and make dietetic services accessible to her local community. She also has an interest in voluntary work, having been involved with NGOs since her university years.


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