Lila Bruk is a registered dietician and nutritional consultant in Johannesburg, South Africa.
She graduated from the University of Cape Town (UCT) with a Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology and Biochemistry in 2002, followed by a Bachelor of Science Medical (Honours) degree in Nutrition and Dietetics in 2004 also from UCT. In
2010 she completed a Masters in Nutritional Sciences through the University of Stellenbosch in the fields of body image in pre-adolescent girls, digestive disorders (e.g. IBS), sports nutrition and food allegries.
Lila is passionate about promoting health and good nutrition and thus has written for various general and health-related publications such as COSMOPOLITAN, Women's HealthandMen's Health. She also gives regular lectures on nutrition-related topics around South Africa, and appears regularly on television and radio.
Her main areas of interest include nutritional management of lifestyle diseases (including diabetes, insulin resistance and heart disease), glycaemic index, food allergies, post-operative nutrition, sports nutrition, adolescent body image and digestive and gastrointestinal disorders (e.g. Crohn’s disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome).
Lila is registered with the HPCSA (Health Professionals Council of South Africa)
and the Association for Dietetics in South Africa (ADSA). She holds the Sponsorship portfolio on the ADSA Executive Committee for the July 2013 to June 2015 term of office. She was also the chairperson for the ADSA Gauteng South branch from July 2009 to June 2013.