Bio: Melanie Steele
About Melanie A confession right off the start – I’m technically not middle-aged yet. I am close though (and well within the window of perimenopause). I also have a long list of friends who remember how sweet it was when the Sony Sports Walkman was first released. That count’s right?
In all seriousness, I do understand how busy this time of life is. Between kids, careers, and aging parents, there’s a lot to deal with. Our health is often pushed to the bottom of the to-do list.
I also understand how difficult change can be.
In my work as a dietitian, I’ve come across countless people who carry a lot of guilt and shame when it comes to eating and their health. Either because they have learned to avoid certain “bad” foods or feel that their medical diagnosis is their fault. Health is so much more complex than just what we eat, and many aspects are beyond our control. I focus on helping you improve the health behaviours you can control and fostering a healthy relationship with food.
Your experience working with a dietitian should be collaborative, safe, and free from judgement. My goal is to help you make informed, evidence-based decisions about your health, while teaching you how to enjoy delicious and nourishing food that fits your lifestyle and health goals.
PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND Melanie Steele, BSc, RD is a Registered Dietitian with the College of Dietitians of British Columbia. She received her undergraduate degree in Food, Nutrition and Health (Major Dietetics) with honours from the University of British Columbia. Melanie works part-time as a clinical dietitian with Providence Health Care, where she counsels clients across a variety of settings, including diabetes management, kidney care and dialysis, cardiovascular health, GI surgery, and geriatric medicine. She also runs a part-time private practice, Vancity Nutrition, where she provides nutrition counselling to individuals and couples in midlife and beyond.
Melanie has completed the Intuitive Eating PRO Skills Training with Evelyn Tribole, one of the co-creators and authors of Intuitive Eating.
Prior to becoming a registered dietitian, Melanie worked in the foodservice industry as a catering manager, specializing in off-premise food and beverage contracts and special events.
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