Our expert says:
The only sports doctor that we (sports Science Institute) refer to up there in Joburg is Demetri Constantinou, though I'm not sure that you need to see a doctor for an eating plan, to be honest. I would rather suggest that you see a dietician about this. There are very many good dieticians in Johannesburg, you need only look it up in yellow pages or ask a GP about a referral to one.
So my advice is to see a dietician, and also just remember that if your son is so young, then he has tremendous opportunity still to play school sports and so my advice is that you encourage him to play as much as you can. Diet is important and should not be neglected, but then so is exercise and if you can get him to play, then he will get back where he was.
The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical exmanication, diagnosis and formal
advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.