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Dr. Sylvain Charlebois is standing outside and giving a TV interview

Have you ever given a media interview in the dark?

Dr. Sylvain Charlebois sure has! But it wasn’t exactly what he had planned to do! Read his unforgettable story below. Spoiler alert: Gum is involved! MTBC: You’re known as “The Food Professor” and you’re the Senior Director at the Agri-Food Analytics Lab at Dalhousie University in Halifax. What brought you to Montreal? SC: Our family cottage is in the Laurentians. On December 18, CTV’s Your Morning [in Toronto] booked me for an interview for January 2 at 7:15 am. I…

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2019 – Year in Review

What a year it’s been! January started off with a bang as our Co-Founder Sue appeared in multiple national interviews about the new Canada’s food guide and even caught up with the (former) Minister of Health in the TV studio green room. Throughout the year, we highlighted tips from media pros including Shelley Case, Andrea Hardy, Andrea Miller, Andrea D’Ambrosio, Nicole Osinga, Charles Ko and Dr. Shannan Grant. Our Co-Founder Gina also shared her secrets for creating your own “how-to” recipe video.…

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Secrets of Success from Canada’s Top Media Dietitians – Featuring Dr. Shannan Grant!

We’re excited to introduce you to nutrition professor Dr. Shannan Grant from Halifax, Nova Scotia! As an Assistant Professor and Registered Dietitian in the Department of Applied Human Nutrition at Mount Saint Vincent University (MSVU), Shannan focuses on research to answer community-based nutrition questions. She’s interested in assessment of nutrition education / intervention from both the perspective of the patient / client and the health care professional. She specializes in using integrative knowledge translation (KT) strategies, classical behaviour change theories…

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Secrets of Success from Canada’s Top Media Dietitians – Featuring Charles Ko!

  We’re excited to introduce you to dietitian Charles Ko from Ontario! Charles is a Loblaws dietitian in Kingston Ontario and lives by the philosophy to say YES to new challenges, including embracing opportunities to share his messages about healthy eating, foods and nutrition in the media in print, on radio and live television. We know you’ll love reading about Charles’ willingness to embrace and pursue media opportunities, and will will find his candid insights immensely helpful when preparing for…

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Secrets of Success From Canada’s Top Media Dietitians – Featuring Nicole Osinga!

We’re excited to introduce you to dietitian entrepreneur Nicole Osinga from Ontario! To her audience, Nicole is known as the ‘plant-based meal prep expert.’ She believes in the power of plant-based foods to improve our health and wellbeing. On her Instagram, each week Nicole engages her audience by showing how plant-based foods can be transformed into beautiful dishes, through meal planning and prepping. Nicole owns her own private practice in the greater Toronto area and shares her knowledge and talent with…

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Secrets of Success From Canada’s Top Media Dietitians – Featuring Andrea D’Ambrosio!

We’re excited to introduce you to media savvy, dietitian entrepreneur Andrea D’Ambrosio from Ontario! Andrea owns and operates Dietetic Directions, a nutritional counselling and education company in Kitchener Waterloo. Along with her team of dietitians, she has the mission to inspire busy people to achieve life-long behaviour changes though motivational coaching and mutual goal setting. Andrea is regularly featured in local media in the Kitchener Waterloo and Hamilton regions and has acted as a National Media spokesperson for Dietitians of Canada.…

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Secrets of Success From Canada’s Top Media Dietitians – Featuring Andrea Miller!

We’re excited to introduce you to media savvy, entrepreneur dietitian Andrea Miller from Ontario! Andrea owns and operates a successful private nutrition consulting practice in Whitby, Ontario, and she appears regularly in local media in Durham region as a National Media spokesperson for Dietitians of Canada. She is an excellent communicator and prides herself in skillfully communicating credible, evidence-based, nutrition information to consumers that is relatable and easy to understand. We know you’ll enjoy reading Andrea’s media experiences and will enjoy hearing…

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Secrets of Success From Canada’s Top Media Dietitians – Featuring Andrea Hardy!

We’re excited to introduce you to media savvy, entrepreneur dietitian Andrea Hardy from Calgary, Alberta! Andrea is the owner of Ignite Nutrition and is Calgary’s nutrition expert in gut health! She makes it her mission to communicate credible, scientific evidence about gut health and digestive disorders. She shares her message with clients and colleagues in a way that is easy to understand and that inspires sustainable action. Andrea appears regularly on local media including being a regular guest on Breakfast Television Calgary.…

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Secrets of Success – Tips for Creating Your Own “How-To” Recipe Videos

Nutrition Month is here! It’s time for dietitians to shine and find engaging ways to help Canadians unlock the potential of food! One creative way is to share videos with your clients for healthy, easy, recipes they can make themselves! Short one to two-minute videos are currently a popular medium for sharing information. Making your own “how-to” or “hands-and-pans” recipe videos is a great way to profile your culinary expertise and help your clients improve their food skills. These types…

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Secrets of Success From Canada’s Top Media Dietitians – Featuring Shelley Case

We’re thrilled to introduce you to Shelley Case, leading international dietitian expert on the gluten-free diet! Shelley is also an author, speaker and consultant with more than 35 years’ experience. She is a member of the Medical Advisory Board of the Celiac Disease Foundation and the Canadian Celiac Association’s Professional Advisory Council. Shelley is a sought-after media source, conducting hundreds of radio, television, newspaper and magazine interviews throughout North America such as the NBC Today Show, CNN, CBC, CTV, Global TV,…

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