Lauren Wills, Registered Dietitian
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- the branch of knowledge concerned with the diet and its effects on health, especially with the practical application of a scientific understanding of nutrition.
Lauren is a Registered Dietitian with the College of Dietitians of Ontario. Lauren graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition with Honours from Acadia University and then went on to complete her one-year Graduate Dietetic Internship through Dietitians of Canada at the Moncton Hospital in Moncton, New Brunswick. Lauren is a member of Dietitians of Canada and is part of the Consulting Dietitians Network.
Lauren has an interest in sports nutrition, oncology, and public health. Lauren has completed research in nutrition meal service evaluation and revision, as well as factors effecting nutritional risk. Lauren has also worked on several initiatives to improve access to healthy food choices in sport recreation facilities in Nova Scotia. Lauren helps to translate scientific nutrition information into practical solutions that fit into clients’ everyday lives.
Lauren recently made the move from Nova Scotia to Ottawa and is looking forward to forming ties in her new community. Lauren has a passion for cooking, baking, and leading an active lifestyle. In her spare time, she enjoys running, practicing yoga, hiking, and dancing.
Dietician Nutritionist in Downtown Ottawa @ Physiotherapy on Kent
You might not be injured, and instead be experiencing pain or discomfort due to your diet. Or you’re simply looking to develop a new diet plan. A nutritionist can re-structure your diet so you can gain nutritional benefits from foods you already enjoy.
Our team starts by understanding any physical goals you want to achieve. Then we have a nutritionist with extensive experience in dietetics come up with a specific plan that accommodates your lifestyle and schedule.
How Can A Dietician Help?
We use dieticians at Physiotherapy on Kent to assess, diagnose and then treat any nutritional issues that may be playing a part in impeding your swift recovery from an injury. Our dieticians are certified nutritionists that look over each patient’s medical charts and create a nutrition plan designed to improve each patient’s life.