Please contact Jan Stephens for more information on services, have seen a wide spectrum of clients with different nutrition, health and wellness issues.
As a Registered Dietitian, my services focus on providing whole foods, with a plant based focus using nutritional science based approach to tailor a nutritional plan to meet the needs of my client.
Cornerstone Nutrition was established in 2017 as a private practice encouraging a Healthier You, One Step at a Time., Utilizing behavior management approaches with over 20 years practice on the Sunshine Coast, I feel confident that I can handle a wide variety of problems that are presented to me by my clients.
I have a Masters of Science from UBC, have coordinated the Diabetes Clinic at the Sechelt hospital for over 17 years, am a Certified Diabetes Educator and a Virtual Omnipod Insulin Pump trainer. I have a background working as a dietitian in acute and ambulatory care, have worked in residential care at Sumac and with indigenous populations acquiring over 2Million dollars of programming over 18 years for diabetes, prenatal and food security programs at the Sechelt Indian Band.
With some genetics training at university, I have long been interested in testing DNA for developing nutrition practice based recommendations to enhance certain gene codes and am actively participating with Eat Love with a DNA based menu plan for myself. .I offer DNA testing with Nutrigenomix on my website.
Also I have been keenly aware of sports nutrition, practicing with my son who competes at an elite level with Spartan, Trail Running and Tower Running, have been a certified ISAK Level One Anthropometrist technician and taken advanced training with Dietitians of Canada on sports training.
This deep knowledge and experience partnered with an awareness/interest in functional medicine allows me to offer a holistic mix of nutritional advice that will maximize your nutrition potential delivered at your pace, age and activity level. Looking forward to working with you!