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Case Studies

Check-out our case studies, showcasing diverse consulting projects that are custom-fit to the unique needs of our clients ranging from healthy brands, government, and publicly traded companies.

Alberta Winter Games / Agri-Food Canada

Award-winning education campaign to inspire healthy eating in young athletes 

Planned and delivered a full nutrition education campaign for over 2,500 youth athletes competing in the games. This campaign for athletes and parents linked food and nutrition tips from Olympic athletes and partners from locally produced food with sports nutrition research. 

This initiative won an award by The Dietitians of Canada: The Speaking of Food & Healthy Living Award for Excellence in Consumer Education.

Buy-Low Foods & Associated Grocers

Grocery store flyer info, in-store announcements, social media tips

Since 2014 we’ve provided content for over 200,000 grocery store flyers distributed weekly to over 100 stores throughout Western Canada. Our nutrition tips and healthy recipes are also shared through a variety of social media channels and in-store audio announcements.

 

Jugo Juice

Strategy, innovation, nutrition analysis for recipes, spokesperson 

Since 2009 we’ve been working with this healthy smoothie franchise with over 135 locations to work with the marketing team on brand strategy, menu innovation, nutrition analysis for recipes, nutrition communications, and as a media spokesperson.

BrightPath Early Learning & Childcare

Menu development, written and video nutrition content

Since 2010 when the company first formed, we’ve been working with this publicly funded company and leader in Canadian childcare on menu development and written and video nutrition content.  We ensure the menu provided to over 85 facilities, provides nutritious food choices to optimize growth and learning for kids.

Egg Farmers of Canada / mdBriefcase CME

Media spokesperson and online Physician education videos

Participated in a cross country 10 city media spokesperson tour and created training videos on nutrition for cardiovascular disease for Canada’s largest online Continuing Medical Education (CME) program for physicians and nurse practitioners.

Imperial Oil: Kearl Oil Sands

Full menu assessment, developed food services employee nutrition strategy

Five phase consulting project to review the menu served at the Wapasu and North Sands Lodge where thousands of Imperial Oil employees and contractors eat all of their meals and snacks daily. Worked with the food services leaders, committee members, and wellness staff to provide nutrition recommendations, feasible implementation strategies, and the launch of a daily healthy plate initiative that improved access to healthy choices.

Alberta Health Services

Revision to government public health nutrition education resources

Consulting lead for a project with key stakeholders within provincial health authorities. The project involved the rewriting of five public health nutrition education resources for nutrition and active living for pregnancy and children aged 1-5 and aged 6-12.

Food Industry Nutrition

success stories

“Since 2012 Registered Dietitian Andrea Holwegner has been a regular contributor on CTV Morning Live. She has informed our viewers on trendy and timely topics from how to lose those last five pounds, to the most asked questions on carbs and sugar. Her segments are not only very informative but her visual displays are top-notch. She is easy to work with, is well prepared and has never been late. I would recommend her for her own TV gig any time!”
Neena Gill, Producer, CTV Morning Live

CTV News, Bell Media

Since 2009 your in-depth knowledge of all the components of the science of nutrition combined with an appreciation for the emotional enjoyment of food has translated into brand-right, executable ideas. We have appreciated being able to rely on your expertise to help us shape our menu offerings in order to best align with consumer needs and trends. When we have had the opportunity to put together a speaking engagement series or educational video series, you have been quick to enhance the ideas and round out the program. You have taken every project to its maximum, and it shows in the results. Thank you for your contribution to our brand and our business; we look forward to a continuing successful relationship.”
Erin Heath, Brand Strategy Manager

Jugo Juice Canada, Division of Mty Tiki Ming Enterprises Inc.

“On behalf of Alberta Health and Wellness I would like to recommend the services of Health Stand Nutrition Consulting. We contracted their services to rewrite five public health nutrition education resources for nutrition and active living for pregnancy and children aged 1-5 and aged 6-12. Their organizational and time management skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work well with key stakeholders within our health regions contributed to their ability to complete this project and provide us with an exceptional final product. I would not hesitate to recommend the services of Health Stand Nutrition Consulting Inc.”
Patricia Martz, Registered Dietitian & Project Manager

Wellness Branch, Alberta Health Services, Government of Alberta

“Andrea Holwegner consistently writes informative, intelligent and relatable columns about diet and nutrition that are relevant for readers of the Calgary Herald. She brings a voice of expertise that is also relatable, reasonable and engaging, and her columns regularly appear among the most read stories on the Herald website.”
Tom Babin, Editor

Calgary Herald Newspaper, Postmedia Network Inc.

“Andrea Holwegner is a leading expert in the field of nutrition. After numerous successful television segments on Global Morning News since year 2012, we asked her to be a regular monthly guest expert. Andrea has continued to bring forward current issues and topics relevant to our viewers. She understands media, comes well prepared, and is both entertaining and energetic. We look forward to continued work with her as a regular guest on our show.”
Angela Kokott, Co-host Global Calgary Morning News

Global News, Corus Entertainment Inc

“Andrea Holwegner has been a welcome addition to the Weekly Check-up feature – in the Health section at CBCNews.ca. Her insightful writing speaks to our audience: she explains the complexities of food and nutrition in a way that anyone can understand. Whether she’s talking about simple steps you can take to avoid packing on calories or offering advice on how to get healthy school lunches into your child, you will learn something that you can apply in your everyday life. Her writing is crisp, concise, to the point – she provides news you can truly use.”
Peter Hadzipetros, Consumer/Health Producer

CBC News Online

“The Registered Dietitians of Health Stand Nutrition Consulting provided outstanding consulting work for a research study and book we are developing. They were able to achieve an extremely tight timeline and strong attention to detail in the menus and recipes they were analyzing and editing for us.  We appreciated the high quality of work and look forward to engaging them further in future consulting projects.”
Pam MacDonald

Penscott Medical Corporation, Danville, California

“Health Stand has been a great asset to our business ensuring that we are providing our customers nutritionally sound meals/meal plans and arming our Fit Kitchen staff with great information that we in turn can pass on to our customers.”
Carissa Laz, Marketing, PR & Events Leader

Fit Kitchen

“We can’t thank you enough for your contributions to our HealthCare Education day, especially on such tight timelines. The amount of work you put into tailoring your message and your presentation to our crowd was very clear. Your presentation was an incredible opportunity for our customers to take something away not only for their professional lives, but for their personal lives as well. Additionally, your energy and ability to relate to the audience was invaluable as a presenter. Your presentation truly transcended age and time, and everybody was able to relate and walk away with something to help them out. Thank you so much for inspiring that in our customers and in us. We hope to have you back again.”
Christopher Sprentz, Marketing Manager

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