News from the Caribbean Association of Nutritionist and Dietitians (CANDi)
  • The Caribbean Association of Nutritionists and Dietitians is the professional Association for all Nutritionists and Dietitians in the Caribbean. The Association promotes excellence in the practice of Nutrition & Dietetics thereby contributing to the improvement of the nutritional status and overall health of the peoples of the Caribbean Region.

    In lieu of the increases in chronic non-communicable disease, the USC HEALTH AND WELLNESS PROGRAM, caters to the faculty and staff of the South Caribbean Conference, and University of the Southern Caribbean.  
    The program covers physical activity where participants, once they have registered are required to go to the gym for approximately 3 days at their convenience.
    On another day they participate in lecture/education sessions on nutrition or mental health catered to the work environment. On the final day they all participate in some food preparation sessions where they learn to make nutritious vegetarian dishes.
    Additionally, each participant gets assessed by the gym instructors which is followed by nutrition assessments and counseling with is done in part by senior student dietitians supervised by the clinical instructors.
    The program includes three cohorts and is directed by Dr Claudette Mitchell and Mr Leroy Pierre.

    Mr. Akim Williams
    Dietitic Intern (Prospective CANDi Member)

       Delicious Vegan Taco                                                 Akim (R) featured with colleague.                                                        

    Dorothy Graham-Charles, MSc.
    Caribbean Association of Nutritionists and Dietitians (CA