Our diverse team of nutritionists & dietitians have unique areas of specialization allowing you to receive the highest level of expertise.
Julie has worked in the field of nutrition as a counsellor, consultant, writer, speaker and health advocate for well over 15 years.
In 2006, she opened JM Nutrition–a personalized nutrition counselling and consulting service. Over the years, JM Nutrition has served thousands of clients from all walks of life. JM Nutrition now has 4 Greater Toronto Area locations: Midtown Toronto, Scarborough Toronto, Mississauga and Vaughan.
Undoubtedly, Julie’s specialty is healthy weight loss. It has taken Julie many years to craft, tweak and refine the method that enables clients to lose weight in a healthy and sustainable way.
Read more about JM Nutrition’s Weight Loss Approach.
In addition to weight loss, Julie’s strength lies in helping clients improve their digestive health.
Furthermore, Julie’s positive, uplifting and supportive personality, along with her highly personalized approach to nutrition counselling, are unique to the industry. Julie’s thorough and supportive nature receive high praise from many clients.
What’s more, Julie no doubt knows what her clients are going through because she’s been there, placing her in prime position to help them.
There was a time when she didn’t eat so well and was riddled with health problems. By prioritizing nutrition and adopting a healthier lifestyle, Julie managed to change the way she felt.
Read more about Julie’s journey to a career as a nutritionist:
Moreover, as one of the leading nutritionists and dietitians in the Greater Toronto Area and Canada, Julie regularly lends her expertise in the field of nutrition to a number of print and digital publications (Global News, Toronto Star, Food Network, Livestrong, Business Insider, Elle and many more).
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Terence Boateng, BASc, BSc, RD, CSEP-CEP, MHSc
Terence Boateng is a graduate of Ryerson University and a masters-trained, registered dietitian in good standing with the College of Dietitians of Ontario and an active member of Dietitians of Canada.
In addition, Terence is a clinical exercise physiologist certified to perform assessments, prescribe conditioning exercises and much more.
Master of Health Science, Nutrition Communication – MHSc
Bachelor of Applied Science, Nutrition and Food – BASc
Bachelor of Science, Honours Kinesiology, Human Nutrition Minor – BSc
Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology – Certified Exercise Physiologist (Clinical) – CSEP-CEP
Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology – High Performance Specialist (Sport/performance) – CSEP-HPS
Terence has spent over 8 years studying both nutrition, physical fitness, and the intersection between the two.
With his involvement as a dietetic intern at the esteemed St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto and a comprehensive background in extensive nutrition research, Terence brings a wealth of valuable experience to JM Nutrition and its clients.
Although Terence is well-versed in numerous areas pertaining to nutrition and nutrition-related fields, his specialty lies in:
As a competing combat athlete in Brazilian Jujitsu himself, Terence fully understands the demands of high-level athletics. In his practice, Terence often uses emerging nutrition research to investigate new ways food can fuel his needs.
Furthermore, one of Terence’s primary goals is to assist athletes increase their strength as well as improve their conditioning, endurance and metabolic health.
What’s more, Terence understands that nutritional science is fluid and people need to be able to implement strategies in a range of settings, according to their individual disciplines and lifestyles. As a result, he believes teaching the why behind recommendations empowers clients to modify guidelines as needed.
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Vanessa Phillips, Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, BSc, MSc Nutritional Science
Vanessa Phillips is a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner with over 11 years of experience in the nutrition, health and wellness sector.
After completing a Bachelor of Science Degree, Vanessa worked as an EMT for a number of years. This unique experience sparked her interest in preventative medicine.
Having a deep interest in the biological role of food in health and disease, she enrolled in a Masters degree in Nutritional Science accredited by the Middlesex University in London, UK. Alongside the completion of a Personalized Nutrition Practice Diploma, Vanessa graduated with merit as a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner.
While Vanessa is most comfortable working with clients who have a variety of physiological imbalances, she is dedicated to evolving her skills in performance nutrition. Along with her knowledge of the principles of sport nutrition and supplementation, she currently uses macronutrient distribution to optimize her client’s individual requirements to enhance their athletic capacity.
In addition, Vanessa is inherently passionate about the education side of her profession. For over nine years, she has been actively researching and writing content for various platforms across the health and well-being sector.
She has written press releases and was Managing Editor for a doctor-led subscription newsletter. Vanessa also provided education and health awareness pieces for an employee wellness portal, authoring thousands of blog articles as a means to promote positive behaviour change in her readers.
Last, Vanessa is a member of the Institute for Functional Medicine, British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine and Canadian Association of Natural Nutrition Professionals.
As one of the top nutritionists and dietitians in Toronto, Vanessa has specialized training and vast experience in the following areas:
Vanessa’s latest contributions:
Is Egg Drop Soup Healthy? Livestrong
Lyndsay Hall, Registered Dietitian (RD), BASc
Lyndsay Hall is a graduate of Applied Human Nutrition at the University of Guelph. What’s more, she completed an accredited dietetic internship with Hamilton Health Sciences to become a Registered Dietitian (RD).
Lyndsay is no doubt passionate about nutrition, effectively communicating with clients and colleagues from all walks of life.
With much of her time spent treating patients with various gastro-intestinal conditions at a clinical internship, Lyndsay gained significant knowledge and experience with nutritional management of various bowel diseases, such as Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis.
Additionally, Lyndsay brings with her a good deal of experience in:
Being a Registered Dietitian, Lyndsay offers highly personalized and client-centred nutrition counselling from an evidence-based perspective.
Furthermore, Lyndsay prides herself on being thorough and detail-oriented, yet realistic, down-to-earth and supportive. As a result, her clients highly appreciate and value her counselling approach.
As an added bonus, Lyndsay has a solid knowledge base of various international foods, placing her in a prime position to help people from various cultural backgrounds adjust their eating habits.
All in all, Lyndsay’s passion, enthusiasm and dedication to promoting healthy eating and wellness are simply exceptional.
Read: Lyndsay’s contributions:
No, Low-Carb And Keto Are Not The Same Thing, The Vitamin Shoppe
5 Ways To Sneak Greens Into Your Snack Habit, The Vitamin Shoppe
Nataly Georgieva, Registered Dietitian (RD), MScFN
Nataly Georgieva graduated from the Master of Science in Foods & Nutrition (MScFN) program at Brescia University College, Western University. As the MScFN program is accredited by Dietitians of Canada, Nataly completed her dietetic internship at various placements to become a Registered Dietitian (RD).
In addition, Nataly is licensed with the College of Dietitians of Ontario and is an active member of Dietitians of Canada.
During her dietetic internship, Nataly completed placements at the Diabetes Education Centre – St. Joseph’s Healthcare in London, Public Health – Middlesex London Health Unit (MLHU), Eating Disorders Unit – Ontario Shores, amongst others. As a result, she gained experience in the following areas: diabetes, eating disorders, food industry, public health, multi-organ transplant and long-term care.
Naturally, such a well-rounded experience allowed her to develop strong skills in working with diverse patient populations. On account of these experiences, Nataly is well-equipped to help clients manage a variety of conditions.
Furthermore, Nataly conducted an independent research study which pertained to assessing the knowledge, beliefs and pattern of consumption of protein shakes among gym users in London, ON.
As a Registered Dietitian, Nataly helps clients in achieving their nutrition-related goals by providing personalized solutions, evidence-based practice and supportive coaching that is second to none.
While Nataly possesses extensive knowledge in many nutrition-related fields, she continuously expands her academic training and is especially accomplished in the following areas :
Last, Nataly enjoys and excels in various speaking roles, in-person and virtual presentations, workshops and lunch and learn events.
Nathalie Brusch, BASc, CNP
Nathalie Brusch is a graduate of the University of Guelph where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences with a specialization in Biochemistry. She also completed a Diploma in Applied Holistic Nutrition from the Institute of Holistic Nutrition with honours standing.
For many years, Nathalie struggled with hormonal balance and poor digestion, eventually being diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Adrenal Fatigue. After turning to Holistic Nutrition and discovering the healing powers of food and natural supplementation, she was able to restore her digestive health.
Nathalie continues to be inspired by the ability of nutrition in the prevention and management of disease. For this reason, she aims to educate her clients on how they too can achieve a healthier and more balanced life via nutrition.
Throughout her wellness journey, Nathalie also spent a great deal of time in the kitchen. Finding culinary inspiration, she developed a passion for healthy cooking. She now loves to create delicious recipes and nourishing meal plans that support many health conditions and accommodate various dietary restrictions and lifestyles.
Given her personal health story, Nathalie’s greatest interest and area of expertise is digestion. Nathalie understands first-hand that the digestive system is fundamental to nourishing the entire body, and thus, believes that good digestive health is the cornerstone of a healthy life.
She specializes in conditions including, but not limited to, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), food sensitivities or intolerances and candidiasis.
Nathalie also possesses extensive knowledge in the following nutrition-related areas:
Nathalie’s integrative approach to health and wellness is founded on the understanding that there is no “one-size-fits-all”. By honouring the concept of bio-individuality, Nathalie provides her clients with realistic and personalized management plans to help them reach their health goals.
Along with her approach, Nathalie’s positive and empathic nature allows her to effectively communicate and connect with her clients, making her an exceptional nutritional counsellor.
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