Leah Perrier is a Registered Dietitian (RD) who uses her knowledge, passion, enthusiasm, and acquired skills to be a fundamental contributor in the promotion of your health and well being. We are very excited to have Leah and her incredible wealth of nutrition know-how on our team.
Leah graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of Saskatchewan. During which she did an internship at Vancouver General Hospital.
Leah’s area of expertise is pediatric and family nutrition. She comes to Kelowna from Vancouver where she worked both in private practice and at the BC Children’s and Women’s Hospital for over 10 years. Although she is uniquely qualified to support kids in their food journey, she does not exclude the rest of the family from seeking her expertise! Leah enjoys working with clients for sports nutrition, lifestyle nutrition, and chronic disease prevention as well.
Mindsets matter. Leah’s nutrition philosophy focuses on self-empowerment, positive relationships with food, balance, moderation, and mindful eating. The goal is permanent and sustainable lifestyle changes.
Leah has a passion for nutrition and educating individuals and families about foods that nourish the body.
Leah holds the following certifications and memberships:
- Registered Dietitian with College of Dietitians of British Columbia
- Member of the Dietitians of Canada
- Certified SHAPEDOWN provider. SHAPEDOWN is a weight management program aimed at childhood and adolescent obesity developed at the University of California, San Francisco through the department of Family and Community Medicine.
- Certified Craving Change provider. Craving Change is a group program helping people change their eating habits with the use of practical behaviour modifications and cognitive behavioural therapy tools.