Charmain Tan, RDN

* Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (US)
* Health and Wellbeing Coach, NHS National Diabetes Prevention Program (UK)

* Health and Wellbeing Team (Swindon Borough Council, UK)

* Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Kids Eat Right, Campign volunteer

* Full Member of Hong Kong Dietitians Association (HKDA) 

* Member of Hong Kong Practising Dietitians Union (HKPDU)

* Active Member of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics(AND)

* Member of Internaional Affliliate of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (IAAND)
* IAAND International Dietetic Network - Country Representative of UK

* IAAND Member Services Chair (2014 - 2015)

* IAAND IT Chair (2009-2014)

* Certified Nutrition Support Dietitian (US) 1994-1999



Charmain Tan is an experienced dietitian, practicing as registered dietitian since 1988.  She graduated from University of Texas and worked as a Nutrition Support Dietitian in a teaching hospital for 7 years before heading to Hong Kong.  She was active in nutrition support and received specialization: Certified Nutrition Support Dietitian in 1994.


During her first few years in Hong Kong, she was very active in nutrition support. She was the founder of Hong Kong Nutrition Support Interest Group and gave trainings to doctors, pharmacists, nurses and dietitians around town. After starting a family, Charmain worked flexi-hours and started the private practice - Seventeen Nutrition Consultants, providing nutrition counseling, consulting and coaching services.   Professionally, she enjoys writing, public speaking and trying out new recipes. She always finds an interactive, challenging way to deliver nutrition messages. During her free time, Charmain enjoys gardening, shopping, movies, photography and traveling!  Welcome to follow her on facebook.


Charmain is an active member of International Affiliate of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly American Overseas Dietetic Association (AODA), and served as the Country Rep of Hong Kong from 2005 to 2019.  She had joined the IAAND Leadership Team and served as an IT Chair (2009-2014).  In 2014, she was elected to serve at the board as Member Services Chair.  She enjoys meeting and working with dietitians around the world.  Charmain was the recipient of IAAND Country Rep STAR award in 2010, and in 2011 she received IAAND Service Award for her contributions. In May 2020, she is taking a new role as IAAND Country Rep of UK. 


In 2012, Charmain joined Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) Kids Eat Right Campaign and serves as a volunteer.  She was a recipient of the KER mini-grants and featured as the AND Foundation Everyday Heroes in September 2012 and May 2013.


Food, nutriton and Travel are the recent interests of Charmain now.  She's now working between two continents.   Feel free to consult her online, success stories were posted on this web.  


Charmain is active in her communities, she participates in community project, partners with non-profit organizations for innovation.  Her company, Seventeen Nutrition Consultants has received Caring Company award for 5+ years. It's the high achievement in Corporate Social Responsibility. Seventeen had also received HSBC Living Business - Community Engagement Award in 2009 for launching an Eatsmart@School program at an IB school.





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