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Albi Diet Center is dedicated to help you adopt a heart healthy lifestyle.

The multidisciplinary team provides a comprehensive approach to improve cardiovascular health through dietary advice, supervised exercise training, and smoking cessation counseling. With Albi, you would be managing all lifestyle factors that have been proven to contribute to diseases.

Albi offers a wide range of services from dietary counseling, exercise classes, to several comprehensive programmes. Programs are divided into two main themes: prevention and rehabilitation.


The SAFE START Cardiac Rehabilitation Program

This program is specific to patients who haved already suffered from CVD which means they have already had a heart attack or heart pain. Physical activity, smoking cessation, and healthy eating are essential in preventing a second event and are all included in the program.

The 12-week program includes:

Dietitian and physical activity initial assessments and personalized programs

12 weeks of supervised exercise

Dietitian Follow ups

Regular blood pressure, lipid, and HbA1c testing

Educational Group sessions (presentations)

Albi Cardiac Prevention Program

This Program deals with patients who are classified as high risk which means that they have high cholesterol, high LDL, high triglycerides, high blood pressure, and/or diabetes.

The 12-week program includes:

Dietitian and physical activity initial assessments and personalized programs

12 weeks of supervised exercise

Dietitian Follow ups

Regular blood pressure, lipid, and HbA1c testing

Educational Group sessions (presentations)

ReFit Program

Has it been a while since you have exercised? Then this is the right program for you. Most of us don’t feel comfortable going back to the gym after a long time, so this program would get you up to speed in order for you to go back to your regular exercise routine.

The 8-week program includes:

Initial Diet Assessment and follow ups

Initial Physical Activity capacity and prescription

1 exercise class the first week

2 exercise classes the second and third week

3 exercise classes the fourth, fifth, and sixth week


1 exercise class the first week

2 exercise classes the second to the sixth week

BeFit Program

It is always a good idea to start living right: Eating Healthy, Exercising, and Stopping Smoking. This programs aims for you to achieve your fitness goals and a healthy lifestyle.

The 8-week program includes:

Initial Diet Assessment and Diet prescription

Initial Exercise Assessment and Physical Activity Program

Exercise Classes OR Personal Training Based

Educational Group Presentations

KidsFit Program

It is never too early to prevent obesity and cardiovascular diseases! 
The habits we establish when we are young are those that are easily maintained so why not teach our kids to enjoy living healthy as soon as possible?

The 12-week program includes:

2 or 3 exercise classes per week

Dietitian Follow-ups

1 hike

1 basketball match

Interactive presentations (Healthy Food Choices..)




Nutrition Consultation

Food Allergy Testing

Body Composition Analysis (read more)



Physical Activity Capacity Testing

Personalized exercise programs

Fitness Studio Classes

Personal Training



Smoking Consultation and Follow ups

Breath Carbon Monoxide Testing



Total Cholesterol


HDL Cholesterol

LDL Cholesterol


Blood Glucose

Blood Pressure


Samantha Joan Gerdy
Samantha Joan GerdyDietitian
Samantha Joan is a licensed dietitian. She’s a graduate of the Lebanese American University. She completed her Masters in Preventive Cardiology from Imperial College, London, UK.

At Albi, she aims to use nutrition in preventing and managing chronic diseases such as hypertension, diabetes, dyslipidemias, and cardiovascular disease.

Dr. Ghina Chabchoul
Dr. Ghina ChabchoulPhysiotherapist
Dr. Ghina completed her Bsc. in Physiotherapy at Université Saint Joseph de Beyrouth (USJ) and later earned her Doctorate in Physiotherapy also at USJ. She manages all medical conditions from scoliosis, osteoarthritis, herniated disc, migraine, post-operation rehabilitation to neck and back pains.
Raymond Bader
Raymond BaderPhysical Activity Specialist
Raymond holds a B.Sc. in Physical Education from the Lebanese University. He also completed his BACPR Specialist Exercise Instructor Level 4 Cardiac Qualification in 2018 in the United Kingdom which enables him to work with cardiac and high risk patients.
To increase his exposure, he has also trained at the Cardiac Rehabilitation Departments of Saint Mary’s hospital and Charing Hospital London. He is also passionate about working with weight loss patients and those aiming to achieve a healthier lifestyle!
Dr. Nicole El Marj
Dr. Nicole El MarjClinical Psychologist
Dr. Nicole is a UK Licensed Clinical Psychologist that provides psychotherapy in English and Arabic to individuals across the age range. She has lived abroad for most of her life between UAE, Canada, and the UK. She completed her BSc in Psychology from the University of Ottawa, MSc in Educational Neuroscience from Birkbeck University of London, and Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (ClinPsyD) from the University of Birmingham.

Her therapeutic approach is integrative, depending on the needs of her clients. She has worked with children, adolescents, adults, and older adults presenting with co-morbid physical and mental health difficulties including, but not limited to: mood disorders (e.g. depression), anxiety-related disorders, trauma, adjustment difficulties, personality disorders, eating disorders, delayed developmental disorders, learning difficulties, and autism spectrum disorder.

Jocelyne Al Sokhn
Jocelyne Al SokhnAssistant


Albi Diet Center

We’d love To Meet You In Person!

Main Office: Jounieh Main Highway, Ghazir Entrance
The Square Center First Floor
Keserwan, Lebanon
Phone: + 961 (0)9 856771/2 – + 961 (0)3 045748
Email: info@albidietcenter.com