About Charmain Dietitian

Charmain Tan, RDN

Charmain is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, with 32 years of experience in nutrition consultation, nutrition support and disease management. She also has a passion for disease prevention, so is actively involved in Diabetes Prevention, Cardiovascular Health and Weight Management Programs.

Charmain also enjoys public speaking, conducting nutrition workshops and volunteering in local community projects (UK and Hong Kong). She partnered with a non-profit organisation for innovation while she was in Hong Kong. You are welcome to get in touch with her if she can add value to your services. She is fluent in both English and Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese).

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Professional Activities at a glance

Nutrition Advisor:
Renaissance College
Buddhist Po Ching Care and Attention Home of the Aged Women
Tsung Tsin Mission of HK Enhanced Home and Community Care Services
The Society for AIDS Care
The Boys’ and Girls’ Clubs Association of Hong Kong
Catering Services:
Chartwells – Compass Group
Hong Kong Disneyland
Hong Kong Family Welfare Society
Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui Welfare Council
Buddhist Po Ching Care and Attention Home of the Aged Women
Tsung Tsin Mission of HK Enhanced Home and Community Care Services
Nutrition Counselling Services:
Humanity & Health
PacificCare
Raffles Medical Group
Locke and Partners
Choix Limited
Canadian Neck and Back Institute Waterfall Golf Gym
Jockey Trainee
Quality Health Care
Corporate services: Develop recipes, health booklets, product’s brochures; Write articles in newsletters, website; Attend road shows, health talks:

Aymes Nutrition (https://aymes.com/blogs/news/nutrition-support-information-for-chinese-diets)
Hong Kong Disneyland
South China Morning Post
Vole’ Cosmopolitan Lifestyle Food Mart
Four Dimensions Consulting Ltd
IDS
Watson’s Water
Lee Kum Kee
Nestle Nutrition
Mead Johnson Nutritional
Abbott Nutrition
Campbell Soup Company
Whirlpool Home Appliances
Tropicana Juice
Tanita Health Equipment
Trainer:
Domestic Helper Training, Hong Kong College of Technology
Domestic Helper Training , HK Caritas Institute For Further and Adult Education Old Age Home Training, HK Association of Gerontology
Hong Kong Renal Nursing Course, HK Kidney Foundation, HK Society of Neph, Institute of Advanced Nursing Studies
Nutrition Support, ICU staffs, dietitians, nurses and pharmacists.
Coaching:
NHS Diabetes Prevention Program
Health Check service:
Health and Wellbeing Team, Swindon Borough Council
Formerly:
Seventeen Nutrition Consultants
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PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND APPOINTMENTS

* Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

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

* Internaional Affliliate of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (IAAND)

* Hong Kong Country Representative (2005 to 2019 ) – Led and organized a “CPE provided, RDNs guided” culinary Tour at the 7th Asian Congress of Dietetics (ACD2018) post conference event: “Walking Through Unique Hong Kong Culinary Treasures with Local Registered Dietitian Nutritionists”

* UK Country Representative of IAAND (2020 – present)

* IAAND Member Services Chair (2014 – 2015)

* IAAND IT Chair (2009-2014)

* Certified Nutrition Support Dietitian (US) 1994-1999

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

* Health and Wellbeing Coach, NHS National Diabetes Prevention Program (UK)

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

* Full Member of Hong Kong Dietitians Association (HKDA) 

Member of Hong Kong Practising Dietitians Union (HKPDU)

* Founder of Nutrition Support Interest Group (HK)

Awards

  • IAAND Country Rep STAR Award
  • IAAND Service Award
  • Caring Company award for Corporate Social Responsibility for 5 years (She partnered with a non-profit organisation for innovation)
  • HSBC Living Business – Community Engagement Award (She launched an Eatsmart@School program at an IB school, set up Nutriagents program and held Joyful Fruit Days.)