6 May 2023

Body, Mind & Nutrition

Rima Al Halwani & Tina Chagoury | DNA Health

Part of What the Food

1PM - 2PM | Our community experts DNA Health & Wellness talk about ways of exploring holistic nutrition

Started in 2016, DNA Health is a home-grown wellness brand, which has three branches in Dubai. Focusing on functional medicine they address the underlying causes of disease, using a systems-oriented approach and look at the body as a whole and not just an isolated set of symptoms. For What The Food 2023, they speak withDubai-based dieticians Tina Chagoury & Rima.

Tina Chagoury is a licensed clinical dietician and a regular media expert guest and moderator practicing in Dubai for more than 20 years.

Chagoury graduated with a B.Sc. in Nutrition and Dietetics and a Master’s in Public Health from the American University of Beirut with a focus on Health Behaviour Education and currently works as a clinical dietetic consultant at DNA.

Tina runs online nutrition courses and webinars mainly in women’s hormones and nutrition, children nutrition and general weight management and teaches Human Nutrition and Food Science to dietetic students.

Today, Tina is a 3yr breast cancer survivor and has become a strong women’s health advocate working closely with patients, survivors, and women of all ages to spread awareness on the importance of food discipline when it comes to health and disease prevention.

Rima is a Licensed clinical dietician with a (Bs.) Bachelor degree in Nutrition & Dietetics from Lebanon. She has more than 14 years of experience with In-patient & Out-patient clinics at reputable hospitals & diet centers in the gulf region, mainly KSA & UAE.

Rima is originally from Lebanon, she was born and raised in Saudi (Riyadh). In 2014, she moved to Dubai to continue her career & enrich her experience. She has been tailoring & customizing diets for weight management & various chronic diseases. Rima is dedicated in helping her patients reach their goals & maintain a healthy lifestyle throughout their weight loss journey.

Rima is passionate about nutrition, healthy cooking & fitness. She participated in various TV, radio and cooking shows to raise public awareness. She was also involved in various health webinars, workshops and creating monthly social media content.

Rima believes that “Moderation, variety and balance is the key to a healthier you!”