Author Archives: Leah Shainhouse, R.D.

Leah Shainhouse is a Registered Dietitian with the College of Dietitians of Ontario and a member of the Dietitians of Canada. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science, Honors, in Nutritional Sciences from the University of British Columbia and went on to complete her dietetic training and Master of Science degree in Human Nutrition at McGill University. Leah has a strong desire to help shape the lives of individuals through a healthy lifestyle. She enjoys working with people to help them achieve their health goals. Not only does she stay up-to-date on the latest research and trends, she applies her knowledge in the kitchen. Leah enjoys transforming recipes to make them healthier and tastier as ever. She enjoys being challenged to perfect the tastes of diverse cuisines, whether it is a new ethnic dish or a gluten-free recipe.
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