Joan Ullyett

The Health Nerd is Joan Ullyett BA, RHN, a Registered Holistic Nutritionist and natural health consultant.

Joan received her honours degree in Anthropology from the University of Windsor in 1993 and her RHN certification from the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition in 2001. She has worked in the field of natural medicine for 7 years as a consultant, writer and health educator. In 2006 the Canadian Health Food Association (CHFA) nominated Joan for Sales Associate of the Year and in 2008 she was nominated by the Vancouver Tourism Awards for service excellence.

Joan is dedicated to helping people understand how their bodies function from a holistic perspective and through this knowledge, empower them to take control of their health. Her philosophy is simple, \"If your current lifestyle makes you feel healthy and energetic then I congratulate you and wish you well on your life\'s journey. However, if it does not and you\'re ready to make some changes, then allow me to help guide you on the path to a healthier life.\"

Joan lives with her husband in Vancouver, British Columbia.


    Food & Nutrition
    May 18, 2009
    The pH of our body is a critically important but rarely discussed aspect of health. pH stands for “potential or power of hydrogen” and refers to the acidity or alkalinity (also referred to as basicity) of various bodily fluids such as saliva, blood...
    Food & Nutrition
    April 12, 2009
    Shopping and eating organic foods and products promote sustainability and offer a great number of healthy living benefits compared to traditional consumer products. Enjoy this article by Joan Ullyett BA, RHN and learn why eating organic makes sense...
    Healthy Living
    March 4, 2009
    At some point in our lives, usually starting in childhood, many of us developed cavities in our teeth that needed to be filled. As children we naturally trusted that our parents knew best when they sent us to the dentist to have our cavities taken...
    Food & Nutrition
    November 17, 2008
    Many of us over the age of 30 will remember the Sweet n Low craze that seemed to reach its height in the 1970s. Messages were all around us about the evils of sugar: it caused cavities, made us gain weight, wreaked havoc on blood glucose levels and...

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