Hanna unites her knowledge of nutrition with evidence-based dietary and lifestyle interventions specific to chronic pain in order to help individuals living with pain. She focuses on multiple dietary risk factors for chronic pain, as well as general nutrition concepts that can greatly affect overall health.
Hanna is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist and Certified Holistic Cancer Practitioner. After overcoming cancer as a young woman and realizing the impact of nutrition on healing and recovery, Hanna became interested in the field of nutrition. She works primarily with individuals diagnosed with cancer and chronic pain.
In the past, Hanna role has held the roles of nutrition facilitator and nutritionist at medical clinics such as CHANGEpain and Care Medical Group. Hanna has developed workshops for chronic pain, cancer, and cardiovascular disease. She has been featured on television shows such as CTV Morning Live, CBC and Global News.
Hanna’s mission is to raise awareness about the role of dietary and lifestyle behaviours in the development and prevention of cancer, as well as in the management of chronic pain. She is dedicated to empowering and guiding her clients on their journey to optimal health and wellbeing through dietary and lifestyle interventions.
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When Hanna isn’t working, you can find her hiking, running around Burnaby Lake or the seawall, doing yoga, practicing meditation, cooking up a storm, or hanging out with her family, Jack Russel fur baby, and friends. She especially enjoys hosting plant-based potlucks with friends a few times a year!