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    How can I help You?

    Preventative Health Discover a healthy lifestyle that helps reduce your risk for chronic illness. Health is not found through depriving yourself of foods you love; work with Mel to find your best balance to achieve good health now and in the future.

    Support for Acute & Chronic Conditions Learn how diet can help manage your condition to help you stay in control of your health:

    • Gut & digestive health
    • Food allergies and intolerances
    • Anti-inflammatory diet
    • Cardiovascular health (BP, cholesterol, triglycerides, and more.)
    • Insulin resistance and diabetes (including PCOS management)

    Break the Dieting Cycle Are you ready to stop yo-yo dieting? Tired of repeatedly feeling hungry and deprived trying to lose weight? Learn to nourish and take care of your body to finally find good health, both physically and mentally. Mel will support you to unlearn harmful, restrictive eating habits and learn how to listen to and embrace your body's needs through mindful and intuitive eating approaches so you can live your best life in your best body.

    Nutrition for the Irregular Schedule Having an irregular schedule due to shift-work, working in the aviation industry or regularly travelling for business can put a major strain on your health, increasing your risk for health conditions such as high blood pressure, insulin resistance and insomnia. A well-timed, nutritious diet can help energise the system and promote better sleep. Receive support to help find your rhythm and keeping you functioning at your best.

    Diet Evolution Interested in changing your diet to become vegetarian? Vegan? Removing dairy? Or are you just wanting to incorporate more plant-based meals? Learn how to expertly transition your diet, no matter your starting point, into one that meets all of your nutritional needs while still being delicious and satisfying.

    Get Comfortable in the Kitchen Even novice cooks can learn to create delicious and nutritious meals without spending a lot of time in the kitchen or money at the store. Find support for recipes, meal prep or even meal planning. Build confidence in what you are doing and maximize your money by minimizing your food waste!

    Nutrition for Sport and Activity Whether you just signed up for your first 5km run or you are heading in to your 10th triathlon, learn strategies to optimize your performance. Properly timed nutrition can fuel your training, help enhance recovery and provide that extra boost on race day.

Interesting Facts

Mel approaches dietetics with a holistic mindset, keeping in mind that food is much more than just fuel; she realizes that food is culture, it is social and sometimes it is comfort. Mel respects the natural diversity of body shapes and sizes and promotes flexible, intuitive eating. She has an ‘anti diet’ approach focusing on healthy relationships with all foods with an aim of eliminating guilt and shame around food and eating. Mel translates evidence-based nutrition recommendations into practical eating strategies to help people turn their nutrition goals into sustainable changes to help achieve optimal health. Her areas of focus include gut and digestive health; healthy, easy recipes; fueling for sport and an active lifestyle; and the relationship between sleep, stress and diet.

Credentials and Experience

BSc. Food, Nutrition & Health
Registered Dietitian

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  • 3649 West Broadway, Vancouver, British Columbia V6R 2B8, Canada

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  • April 16, 2024 11:58 am local time

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