Heather is a Registered Dietitian with the College of Dietitians of British Columbia, a University of Alberta graduate with a Bachelor of Science majoring in Foods and Nutrition and a post graduate Dietetic Internship from 1996. Heather has lived in Hay River NWT, Whitehorse Yukon and Nelson BC with her husband, daughter and son who are now young adults.
Heather's areas of focus include: Celiac disease, other bowel conditions, heart burn, food allergies and intolerances, unintentional weight loss or slight to moderate weight gain, healthy eating for all ages and food skills. She takes a whole person approach to support change utilizing practice evidence based nutrition guidelines, research and resources.
Heather enjoys preparing cuisine from other cultures, swimming, Nordic skiing and snow shoeing, bike riding and participating in Toastmasters and Rotary.