As a Registered Dietitian (RD), Jess translates complex scientific evidence into practical solutions to promote health and manage special health conditions. She specializes in working with individuals and groups to improve eating habits and to address the nutritional needs of people with complex health problems towards improving health outcomes.
Nutrition Counselling - Inperson or Online
Some Common Topics...
- Healthy eating/General nutrition
- Healthy weight
- Nutrition during pregnancy
- Children's nutrition
- Adolescent/teen nutrition issues
- Chronic disease management
- Food allergies/intolerance
- Celiac Disease
Personal Grocery Store Tours: spend some time with Jess in your favourite grocery store! We'll focus on label reading, shopping on a budget, tips for food preparation and putting a doctor's diet prescription to practice.
Weight-loss Coach: as a certified Wellness Coach, through Wellcoaches, Jess specializes in helping clients be their best selves through reaching their fitness, nutrition and mental health goals.
RD Advisor to the Canadian Celiac Association - Vancouver Chapter: as their resident dietitian, Jess is available to answer member's questions regarding their diet. This does not replace working with a dietitian directly, but if members have on-going questions Jess is more than happy to help. Reach her at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Looking for a speaker or a writer? Jess is very passionate about writing and education and has been contributing to newspapers, blogs and newsletters for the last 4 years. Some examples include: North Shore News, Healthy Families BC Blog, Choices Market Newsletter
Nutrient Analysis or Menu Review/Plan
Note on extended medical coverage -
Jess does direct billing at Continuum Medical Care and the following insurance companies offer coverage of up to $500 for Registered Dietitian services:
- Blue Cross
- Chambers of Commerce Group
- Great West Life
- Liberty Health
- ManuLife Financial
- Sun Life
- Warren Shepell Employee Assistance Program
If your plan does not cover the services of a Registered Dietitian, save your receipt for a non-refundable tax credit. In the province of British Columbia, Registered Dietitians are classified as an "Authorized Medical Practitioner."