Meet the team!
Our team of Registered Dietitians have collectively over 50 years of experience in the nutrition field. Here is an overview of our background and unique skill sets. In case you are curious, we also shared our favourite soulful foods we enjoy for fun as well as insight into our philosophy about nutrition.
President, Counselling Practice Director & Professional Speaker
Andrea Holwegner the “Chocoholic Nutritionist” is founder and president of Health Stand Nutrition Consulting Inc. since 2000. She is a professional speaker, media expert for the Dietitians of Canada and consultant to the food and restaurant industry for companies. She has counseled Olympic athletes on the benefits of healthy eating and is a columnist for the Calgary Herald, weekly expert on QR77 Radio and regular guest on Global Morning News and CITY-TV’s Breakfast Television. Andrea is the recipient of an award by the Dietitians of Canada: The Speaking of Food & Healthy Living Award for Excellence in Consumer Education.
Registered Dietitian, Disordered Eating, Emotional Eating & General Health
Richelle is contagiously positive, and passionate about nutrition and healthy living! She is known for her comprehensive approach that encompasses physical, mental and spiritual well-being. You can count on her for sound professional expertise, over 10 years experience and practical ideas to make good nutrition easier. You can also count on her to find a way to balance in your favourite fun foods (hers is traditional Ukrainian foods like perogies).
Specialty: Disordered Eating, Emotional Eating & Sports Nutrition
Fitness enthusiast and lover of all things food, Jana is passionate about helping her clients improve their relationship with food and their body. She is a strong, motivational leader. Jana also offers the balance of a warm, supportive coaching style to nudge her clients from their comfort zone while feeling safe and supported.
Specialty: Digestive Issues, Disordered Eating & Family Meal Planning
Kate has a passion for food and educating others about how to make achieving good health and nutrition not only simple, but delicious. She prides herself in creating a supportive environment to craft personalized solutions as your co-pilot on your health and wellness journey. She is an innovative, supportive coach with a calm confidence to help you tackle complex medical issues and practical everyday meal planning.
Specialty: All Things Healthy Eating, Family Nutrition, Pediatrics
Lindsay’s energetic personality, encouraging temperament and small town charm won’t expect you to be perfect. Instead she will inspire you and your family to work towards better eating habits while navigating a wide range of health challenges in a straightforward manner. She offers a refreshing, patient and honest approach to nutrition counselling for time-crunched and overwhelmed people that want nutrition and meal planning simplified for success.