Lisa’s passion for yummy, healthy foods began at a young age and cultivated with the influence of her uber-health conscious mother, bake-master grandmother, and Italian food extraordinaire nonna. After initially starting a degree in biochemistry and genetics, Lisa completed a BSc Honours degree in Nutrition and Nutraceutical sciences from the University of Guelph as well as a BSc Honours degree in Food and Nutrition from Brescia University College, and has graduated from their MSc Foods & Nutrition program, where she also completed her registered dietitian internship.
Since 2003, Lisa has been working in the health and fitness field as a personal trainer, sports trainer and nutrition coach. She began NutriGeneRD in 2012 to address need for personalized gene-based nutrition.
Lisa specialises in personalized nutrition for disease prevention and promotion of optimal health, as well as sports nutrition for youth and adults. Areas of practice include primary and secondary disease prevention, weight loss, food allergies and intolerances and disordered eating.
Professional Associations and Colleges:
- Member of the College of Dietitians of Ontario
- Member of the Dietitians of Canada
- Member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the American Dietetic Association)
- Consulting Dietitians
- Dietitians in Complimentary and Alternative Therapy
- Sports Nutrition
- Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine