Nutrition for Fitness Professionals
(By Helene Charlebois, Canadian Nutrition Expert)
Sunday, 7 May 2017
Sky Mall Conference Room
Sky Mall, Haggatt Hall, St. Michael, Barbados
This workshop is geared toward all professionals involved in fitness and health fitness ie: personal trainers, physiotherapists, chiropractors, wellness coaches, kinesiologists, exercise physiologists, dance instructors (all types), gymnastic enthusiasts, Physical Education teachers and other professionals of similar types.
Training professionally or assisting a client in getting fit or losing weight requires nutrition knowledge and practices which are scientifically researched and proven to improve performance.
Nutrition 101 – The fundamentals
Food, Facts & Myths: Wading through health claims, food labels and consumer information
What works and what does not – science and evidence-based nutrition for optimal fitness in weight management.
Health with weight loss
Exercise with weight loss
Nutrition & supplementation
Protein recommendation – what’s new?
Are you giving your client the right information?
Nutrition in various types of training
The client with Diabetes, Hypertension, High Cholesterol
Obesity: how to truly make a difference in helping your client achieve a healthy weight
Sundek Boutique, Limegrove, St. James
Sir Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Cente, St. Michael
A&B Music Supplies, Sheraton, Christ Church
Payment pick-up: 253-9384; email@example.com
About the Speaker: Helene Charlebois
Helene is a Registered Dietitian Nutrition Consultant specializing in healthy lifestyle coaching with particular interest in Weight & Obesity Management. A graduate of McGill University in 1988, she embarked on her nutrition career in Kingston as a nutrition consultant in private practice forming her company now known as HC Nutrition Consulting & Wellness. Helene has presented in Barbados in 2015 and 2016 and looks forward to contrinuing her relationship with professionals of all kinds in Barbados.
Ottawa is now her home where she continues to consult as a nutrition expert to various food and pharmaceutical companies, health clinics, media outlets, government, executive health programs and worksite wellness initiatives.
From 2003 to fall 2009, her office was based out of the Ottawa Cardiovascular Centre where she counsels patients on a variety of health issues, such as weight & obesity management, diabetes, cholesterol, salt-fat-fiber, women’s health issues, etc… She has developed and launched the EMERALD Weight Management Program which specializes in obesity care with focus on Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes (TLC) including diet, exercise and lifestyle restructuring. Her patients call her “their life coach”, helping them to become healthier.
She is involved with the Dietitians of Canada Board as the Regional Director representing the provinces of Quebec and eastern Ontario. She is the past President of the Consulting Dietitians of Canada as well as volunteers on various National nutrition projects.
Media is especially important to Helene as a vehicle for relaying nutrition information and the healthy life message. She is an official spokesperson for the Dietitians of Canada in the field of nutrition, dietetics, obesity and wellness. She has appeared on television, radio and newspapers as a nutrition expert &/or product information representative. She writes newsletters, webletters and resources for various food companies.
Her goal is to become a recognized health & lifestyle coach, not only for her patients but also to teach other Registered Dietitian & Healthcare Professionals on healthy weight management strategies & effective medical nutrition therapies.
HC Helene Charlebois
Registered Dietitian/ Nutrition Expert