Faye Scott - Dietician
Faye Scott grew up in Pietermaritzburg, the youngest of three siblings. Faye’s older brother Paul is a talented rock climber, and being 9 years older than Faye, it was natural that she too wanted to spend her time in vertical space rather than on the ground. By the time she was ten years old, Faye was climbing regularly and, in her teens, had entered a league of her own. Faye was the first female climber to climb Grade 31 (on Women’s Day) and is well known among South Africa’s rock-climbing fraternity.
Through being athletic and conscious of her health, Faye was drawn to understanding nutrition and dietetics, and completed her degree in Dietetics from the University of KwaZulu Natal in 2011. Through rock climbing, she met her husband Andrew, and the pair reside on the outskirts of East London with their two sons, Oli and Fyn.
Faye’s work as a dietician has seen her service several hospitals including Prince Mshiyeni, Entabeni, Entabeni Rehab, Kingsway, Manguzi and Ahmed Al-Kadi. Faye has also performed many locums in the offices of dieticians in Durban and Cape Town between.
In 2021, Faye has partnered with Kath of FULLsome to develop plant-based eating plans for clients wanting to transition to vegetarian, vegan or simply more sustainable diets, and they both have an interest in working with athletes in supporting their eating patterns for optimal performance, balanced with overall wellbeing. They both prefer a holistic approach, as there is no ‘one size fits all’ in terms of food and performance.