Meet Mbali

Mbali Mapholi (RD)

Mbali Mapholi is a registered dietitian, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and an African original. She received her dietetics qualifications; BSc.  Dietetics & PGDip Dietetics from University of KwaZulu Natal (UKZN).
In dietetics she has previously worked as a clinical dietitian in the public hospitals and worked as consulting dietitian in corporate since 2012. Her last full-time employment was at Nestle Health Science as a medical delegate where she was awarded with a highest year on year growth award shortly before she started her own private practice consulting company (Mbali Mapholi Inc.) back in 2016.

As a dietitian in private practice, she has interest in Gut health e.g. constipation, IBS, IBD ; Diabetes especially Type 2 & gestational diabetes, Insulin resistance, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), Heart & heart related diseases e.g. high blood pressure, weight management & nutrition education with special focus on African nutrition & food culture.

She also works as a consultant dietitian for corporate, food, nutrition and pharmaceutical companies.
She is a very familiar face and voice in media through her frequent media contributions on various media platforms (Major television, radio, digital & print media).

As a business executive; entrepreneur, she is a chief custodian & managing director of 2 business entities:
1) Mbali Mapholi Inc. (A private pracrice dietitian consultancy company which provides nutritional counseling to private and corporate clients);
(2) MiNutrition ZA (A wellness company, that provides a complete wellness solution for individuals & corporate)

 Giving back is a huge part of her life, her businesses have a social responsibility which is served through her Non-profit Organization; Munakisi Wellness (Non-Profit Organization that serves needing communities, drives advocacy for various health and nutrition issues all over the African continent). She also dedicates her time and works as an Executive director of a Non-Government organization; Ntsikayezwe Development Foundation.
Mbali is a Young Africa Leadership Initiative (YALI) Alumni, if she is not working as a dietitian or managing her businesses, she attends leadership conferences, seminars & workshops that aim to come up with solutions for issues affecting Africa.

Mbali enjoys exploring and she feeds this love by hiking and travelling especially around the African continent. She also enjoy dressing up and having her photographs take and she beleives that "each day is an opportunity to sparle so be pretty and sparkle away"

Our Mission

To assist individuals and organizations adopt  a healthy lifestyle that is science-based, nonrestrictive, culturally sensitive and sustainable. 



We are committed to serving all our clients with Excellency, integrity and equally

Our Vision

A  locally and internationally revered brand for all Nutritional matters to which all media houses, individuals, organizations will descend to for advice and assistance. 


Educating is our fundamental role in the community, we educate people about basic nutrition , as well for us to embark on continuous education to improve our own nutrition knowledge and stay relevant


We share our passion for nutrition with everyone we come cross 


We always express acts of kindness and motivate people with kind words.

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