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Dietitian Winsy


  • Registered Dietitian (USA)
  • Full Member and Media Representative of the Hong Kong Dietitians Association
  • MSc. Clinical Nutrition (New York University)
  • BSc. (Cum Laude) Pharmaceutics (State University of New York at Buffalo)
  • Childhood and Adolescents Weight Management Certificate (Commission on Dietetic Registration, USA)
  • Adult Weight Management Certificate (Commission on Dietetic Registration, USA)
  • Nutrition in Traditional Chinese Medicine diploma (School of Continuing and Professional Studies, the Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Introduction

Dietitian Winsy is a Registered Dietitian from the United States with a specialist training in Pediatrics. Winsy was granted her Master’s Degree in Clinical Nutrition from the New York University and practiced at the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) and few community hospitals in New York City before moving back to Hong Kong. In Hong Kong, she worked as hospital dietitian in both public and the private sectors.

Winsy is currently works as a Private Practice Dietitian. Being a Pediatric Specialist Dietitian, her major job function is one-on-one diet consultation (from prescription of therapeutic diet menus to tailor made diet plans to best met the patients/clients’ conditions or needs) to infants, children and adolescents. With over 15 years of weight management experience, she frequently sees adult clients who are in need of weight loss or weight gain remedy. Winsy also offers medical nutrition therapy to adult patients.

Winsy’s other job functions include conducting nutrition seminars and talks to the general public and health care professionals, hosting health/nutrition programs in local television and radio stations, responding media interviews in diet-related matters, and writing nutrition articles and books. Winsy is a guest lecturer of nutrition courses at HKU SPACE.

Prior to her involvement in the dietetic industry, Winsy completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmaceutics from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Her final research project was published on the May 2000 issue of Pharmaceutical Research. She has a passion in sharing her research experience and she was a mentor of the Hong Kong Academy for Gifted Education to teach the young gifted children in nutritional research.

In service to the medical profession, she was a member of the Executive Committee of the Hong Kong Dietitians Association and is currently a media representative of the Hong Kong Dietitians Association. She is a member of the allied health professional subcommittee of the Hong Kong Institute of Allergy and an honorary dietetic consultant of the Hong Kong Asthma Society.

Dietary Services

Mission of Dietetic Service

Registered Dietitian to provide dietetic services, including Medical Nutrition Therapy, Weight Management, and General Healthy Diet Consultations. Dietitian Winsy also gives advice on nutritional matters. We believe that dietary management in both health and disease has to be individualized to fit one’s condition, life style and needs. Dietitian Winsy sets personalized dietary plans based upon thorough nutritional assessment, and emphasize on individualized menus which can fit into one’s daily schedules and medical conditions.


Dietetic Service (for children)

Individualized and practical diet plan is set in coordination with doctor's treatment, to promote appropriate growth and allow adequate activities for the child, based upon comprehensive assessment of anthropometric measurements, medical condition and feeding/eating schedule. Nutritional supplements and medical foods are used if appropriate.

Medical Nutrition Therapy

  • Food Hypersensitivity (Food Allergy/Food Intolerance)
  • Gastrointestinal problems
    (constipation/diarrhea/Celiac disease/Crohn's Disease)
  • Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus (Type I Diabetes)
  • Eating Disorders (Anorexia Nervosa/Bulimia Nervosa)
  • Autism
  • Paediatric Epilepsy
  • Cystic Fibrosis and other pulmonary diseases
  • Congenital heart diseases
  • High blood lipid/cholesterol
  • Anemia
  • Special micronutrient deficiency
  • Developmental delay

Children Weight Management

  • Failure-to-thrive
  • Underweight
  • Overweight/Obesity

General diet consultation

  • Weaning advice for infants
  • Age appropriate healthy balanced diet advice
  • Presents with feeding problems/picky eaters
  • Optimize eating pattern to boost immune system
  • Child Vegetarianism
  • Children athletes

Dietetic Service (for adults)

818 Health Professionals have always recognized the importance of health promotion for the whole family. We provide dietetic counseling to adults with, but not limited to, the following conditions:

Gestational Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
(Non insulin-dependent)
Heart Disease/ Stroke (Insulin-dependent) High Triglycerides (Blood lipid)
High Blood Pressure High Cholesterol Eating Disorders (Anorexia,
Bulimia, Compulsive Overeating)
Malnutrition/ Underweight Kidney Disease
(Pre and post dialysis)
Liver Disease, Gall Stone/ Kidney Stone
Diverticulosis/ Diverticulitis Overweight/ Obesity Chronic Constipation/ Diarrhea
Chronic Obstructive
Pulmonary Disease
Celiac Disease Swallowing difficulties
Cancers Gastric Reflux Disease Food Allergy

Weight Management Scheme

Prevalence of overweight and obesity is growing in the whole world as well as in our society. A well designed dietary and exercise plan is the known medically proven route to weight management.

Dietitian Winsy is specially trained in Weight Management and sets individualized menu plan which matches one’s life style. Diet plan is to be revised based upon the body’s response. We uses motivational counseling to combat the emotional obstacles to elicit weight loss success.

Contact

Address:
Suite 1220-21, 12/F, Ocean Centre, 5 Canton Road,
Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Telephone / Whatsapp:
(852) 91702321

Email:
diet.with.winsy@gmail.com