Rika is currently working as a consultant dietitian in private practice, a clinical dietitian in long term care and as a media dietitian. She offers individual/group nutrition counseling sessions to clients interested in health promotion and disease prevention. Rika has over 21 years of experience in the dietetic profession and has written articles for newspapers, magazines and newsletters and broadcast on radio shows in Canada and her home country South Africa. Rika has also featured in numerous TV segments on JOY TV Canada, focusing on nutrition and empowering the mind. Rika has conducted Nutrition Store Tours at numerous locations in the Fraser Valley and engaged in public speaking events such as the Gluten-free Expo, Canada’s largest Gluten-free event at Vancouver Convention Centre. Rika has always displayed a sound interest in nutrition and the effects of nutritional practices on health and well being and is committed to supporting, educating and motivating clients to achieve their nutrition goals for improved overall health.
Rika is a strong believer that the mind is our most powerful asset, and eating well for the mind leads to thinking well, feeling well and sleeping well, giving us more energy to exercise well. The brain can change - we can rewire our brain to become the best and most authentic version of ourselves. Rika is also passionate about Neuro-linguistic Programming (NLP) and has NLP Master Practitioner certification. Check out her podcast, EMDEQ Power, available on Spotify, Apple, Google Podcasts, Radio Republic, Breaker and Pocketcasts. Rika’s book is available on Amazon, Kindle, Ebooks, eBay, Chapters-Indigo, Barnes and Noble, Exclusive Books, and Takealot. Audiobook on audible.com and Apple.