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Dascha Willemsen is a quality registered dietician and certified Cognitive Behavior Therapist for Dietetics. She has over 8 years of experience as a dietitian and runs her own practice called Dietistenpraktijk DDi’tist. Dascha specializes in various directions, including organic food, eating disorders and hormone disorders. That’s why we sat together to find out more about her view on nutrition.
Why do you do what you do?
I am a dietitian because I really enjoy knowing what nutrition does to your physical and mental functions. Food is like fuel for a car; if you put in the wrong fuel, it does not run well or does not work at all. That’s also what it’s like with your body, mind and what you decide to put in it. I find it therefore very interesting to learn more about nutrition and behavior so I can transfer my knowledge onto my clients.
Makes sense. Do you also have an overall vision on nutrition? am mainly dedicated to diets with pure foods, stabilizing hormones in the body and – very important – learning to listen to body signals. I do not believe in crash diets, but rather in gradually adjusting your eating habits and forming them in a constructive manner. Furthermore,…