We have a new Registered Dietitian. Her name is Sara Awija.
Call us at 613-288-1459 to book an appointment today!
She offers appointments EVENINGS and WEEKENDS as well!
Sara Awija is an Ottawa-based Registered Dietitian who specializes in weight management, sports nutrition and prenatal/infant nutrition. She received her Bachelors of Science Degree in Food Science and Human Dietetics from McGill University. She also holds a Certification in Adult Weight Management.
Below are a few of the nutrition areas in which Sara specializes:
- Weight Management
- Sports Nutrition
- Cardiovascular Disease e.g.Cholesterol Management,
- Blood Pressure Management
- Gastrointestinal Disorders
- Prenatal Nutrition
- Infant Nutrition
- Eating Disorders e.g. Binge Eating Disorder/ Compulsive Overeating, Night Eating Syndrome
- Grocery Store
- Tour Restaurant Dining Group
Sara offers nutrition counselling, weight management programs and creates customized meal plans based on food preferences, lifestyle and goals. She has a unique approach to her practice and provides advice that is realistic, easy to follow and emphasizes stepwise change, balance and flexibility. She uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Nutrition Education/therapy, and Experimental Techniques to aid her clients in challenging thoughts/behaviours to attain a healthy weight.