Specialty: IOC Sports Nutrition, Weight Management, Chronic Disease & Medical Issues
Carrie is a thoughtful, supportive nutrition coach known for her sound nutrition advice, technical skills and innovative ideas to inspire and motivate you to reach your goals. Drawing on a diverse career in the nutrition field for over 15 years, Carrie has a wide range of health, weight management, medical and sport nutrition knowledge.
Carrie recognizes that each client she sees is different and requires individual strategies to achieve success. Carrie’s nutrition philosophy focuses on self-empowerment and setting realistic goals for healthy eating that allows room for treats and fun foods (such as her favorites ice cream and chocolate)! She presents scientific nutrition information in an easy to understand manner and will show you that it is possible to make healthy choices anywhere and anytime without feeling like you are missing out.
Carrie is one of the few dietitians in Canada that has completed the intensive International Olympic Committee Diploma in Sports Nutrition. She specializes in sports nutrition for recreational and competitive athletes as well as healthy weight management and medical issues such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, gastrointestinal disease and more.
Carrie completed a degree in Foods and Nutrition as well as a Master’s of Science in Nutrition from the University of Manitoba. She completed her clinical Dietetic Internship at the Foothills Medical Centre in Calgary and has worked in a variety of settings over the last 15 years including acute care, weight loss, chronic disease management and leadership. She is a member of the College of Dietitians of Alberta, Dietitians of Canada, Canadian Obesity Network as well as the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Carrie is also a certified Craving Change™ expert specializing in strategies for problematic and emotional eating.
Carrie is the mother of two active children who provide her with nutritional challenges of their own. Having a busy and active family helps her understand the nutritional challenges that clients face, yet gives her the inspiration to make nutrition an important part of daily living.
In her spare time, Carrie enjoys running both short distances and marathons, as well as supporting her children’s involvement in various sports. She also loves the outdoors, gardening and travel adventures.