We are a team of Registered Dietitians (and a Registered Social Worker), each with a specialized area of expertise including:
- Infant/child growth and development
- Digestive function (e.g. Irritable Bowel Syndrome; Reflux)
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Crohns; ulcerative or microscopic colitis)
- Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
- Type 2 Diabetes and Insulin Resistance
- Autoimmune conditions
- Thyroid conditions
- Chronic disease
- Mental health
We acknowledge body diversity and practice from a weight inclusive lens using self compassion, science-based nutrition, and food relationship counseling.
We hold space for clients to share their lived experience in order to fully appreciate their perspectives, concerns, and barriers. We aim for a trauma-informed and neurodiversity-affirming practice.
To eliminate weight stigma in health care, and ease the burden of chronic conditions, mental illness, and other health complications using a weight inclusive, anti-oppressive approach.
To ensure clients feel heard and empowered in their personalized roadmap to well-being.
Ultimately we want our clients to feel or achieve:
- Confidence: by listening, validating, and encouraging body curiosity (rather than control) in their journey with us.
- Improved markers of health: which may include biochemical markers (blood work), or other markers such as energy, gastrointestinal function, mental health, or sleep.
- Better understanding or management of a chronic condition: we appreciate the role of medications, access to health care, social factors, nutrition, mental health support, and various therapies in chronic disease risk and outcomes.
- Improved relationship with food and body: moving away from dieting cycles and disordered eating, while making peace with food. We recognize how systemic anti-fat bias make this healing difficult. As such, we continue to advocate against weight discrimination in health care.
- Body knowledge: we believe that the individual's lived experience and knowledge of their body is an important part of assessment, counseling/knowledge-sharing, and planning.
Accessibility and Accommodation
Food to Fit Nutrition offers online counseling for those who require or prefer such. We also offer in-person sessions at our Saskatoon and Regina offices. Both locations are wheelchair accessible with gender neutral, accessible bathrooms. Our seating in the offices provide chairs or small couches without fixed arms that have a weight capacity of ~450lbs.
Truth and Reconciliation Acknowledgement
As CEO and owner of Food to Fit Nutrition Inc., I recognize that we exist on Treaty 4 and 6 traditional territories and homeland of the Metis, and that our practice would not exist today without the Treaties. I recognize the harms and injustices of the past and present and the role of colonialism in perpetuating present-day racism. We acknowledge that nutrition and medical experts, along with the federal government, had conducted unethical nutrition experiments on Canadian residential school children in the 1940s and 1950s. Today we are dedicated to advocating for social justice, change, and solidarity through education, listening, advocating, changing systems, and giving back to the community.
I have completed the Indigenous Canada course through the University of Alberta and I encourage all new non-Indigenous associates to complete this course or equivalent. I continue to learn about Indigenous history and issues surrounding colonialism, and I understand this is life-long learning.
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