Heather holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Foods and Nutrition from the University of Alberta followed by a Dietetic Internship. She has been a Registered Dietitian since 1989, and is a member of the College of Dietitians of Alberta and Dietitians of Canada. Her knowledge encompasses her scientific training, life experiences and exploration of new ideas. Heather’s experience includes extensive assessment and counselling in areas of healthy eating and chronic disease management. She is passionate about helping you to find your optimum nutrition, whether for peak performance in athletics, maximizing health and energy levels, weight control or minimizing the effects of ageing. She believes in increasing enjoyment of wholesome real foods and has many practical tips and recipes to share. Heather has initiated programs such as community gardens, cooking circles, fresh food boxes, buying clubs and group educational sessions. Her customized workshops include topics such as sports nutrition, feeding healthy families and “picky” eaters.
Heather leads an active lifestyle including hiking, biking, skiing, skating and “boot camp”.