Registered Dietitians in Nova Scotia

by Lindsey McGregor, RD
Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia is known for its breathtaking high tides, delectable seafood, plump blueberries, and crisp apples. But that’s not all they have to offer! Nova Scotia is also home to a remarkable group of Registered Dietitians who are passionate about promoting health and well-being. 

In this article, we will delve into the world of these talented professionals, exploring their areas of expertise and discovering how they can support you on your journey to optimal health!


Ann Marion Willis, RD

Ann Marion Willis


Let’s make feeding your family the easy part! Ann is here to help you improve your relationship with food and achieve your health goals while enjoying what you eat. 

As a mom of two, she specializes in supporting women in all stages of life, from pregnancy planning to feeding a growing family and navigating menopause. With her guidance, you can simplify meal planning, shopping, prepping, and serving, reducing stress and saving time. 

She offers expertise in nutrition for fertility, prenatal health, diabetes management, PCOS, and infant feeding. 

Click here to connect with Ann Marion Willis!


Brittaney Berendsen, RD

Brittaney Beredsen, RD

Tired of feeling guilt, shame, and fear around eating? Done with the cycle of failed diets and defeating emotions? Want to break free from a negative body image and fully embrace your life? Struggling with rigid eating habits or exercise solely focused on changing your body?

As a non-diet, Health at Every Size (HAES) Eating Disorder Dietitian, Britaney is here to help. She offers trauma-informed, inclusive nutrition and body image counseling to liberate individuals from eating disorders, disordered eating, and dieting. Together, you will work towards making peace with your body and rediscovering the joy of eating and movement.

Click here to connect with Brittaney!

Hayley Ewing, RD

Hayley Ewing, Dietitian

Whether you want to improve your relationship with food or manage a health condition, Hayley will guide you using a non-diet, weight-inclusive approach. 

You will work on shopping, cooking, and eating foods that make you feel good. 

Together, you will celebrate successes, overcome challenges, and make adjustments along the way. Join her on the journey to a healthier relationship with food and your body!

Click here to connect with Hayley!



Melanie Steele, RD

Melanie Steele, Dietitian

Melanie Steele is a Registered Dietitian, Certified Intuitive Eating Counsellor, and owner of Vancity Nutrition. She provides virtual services to clients in Nova Scotia. 

Melanie believes that nutrition is a powerful tool to manage energy levels and reduce aging-related health conditions. Instead of diets, she offers a weight-inclusive approach to health and nutrition. Everyone deserves respectful, non-stigmatizing healthcare.

At Vancity Nutrition, they focus on adding foods to support your health and create a peaceful relationship with food.

Click here to connect with Melanie!


Melinda Edmonds, RD

Melinda Edmond, Dietitian

Melinda offers practical guidance based on the latest research for lifelong healthy eating habits. 

Working with her means learning effective eating habits, overcoming barriers, receiving accountability and support, accessing trusted nutrition advice, and gaining emotional support for lasting change.

Click here to connect with Melinda!


Nicole Marchand, RD

Nicole Marchand, RD, Dietitian and Private Consultant at Eat Well Nova Scotia, specializing in the areas of gut health and chronic diseases, with a focus on allergies and intolerances

Nicole Marchand, MSc, RD, is the owner of Eat Well NS, offering services and programs for preventing, treating, and managing chronic and metabolic illnesses. 

Nicole focuses on areas such as chronic inflammation, gut health, diabetes, weight management, and more. 

She believes in the crucial role of nutrition and lifestyle choices in promoting digestive health, metabolic health, and overall wellness.

Click here to connect with Nicole!


Rachel Hilts, RD

Rachel Hilts, RD, Dietitian for Rachel Hilts Nutrition

Rachel focuses on women’s health, fertility, and pregnancy. Her mission is to help you develop a healthy relationship with food and achieve your health and hormone goals through nutrition. 

Whether you’re aiming for a healthy pregnancy, restoring a regular period, or healing your relationship with food, she will provide guidance to optimize your nutrition, upgrade your diet and lifestyle, and support you on your journey. 

Her goal is to create a safe and nonjudgmental space where you can balance hormones, improve fertility, increase energy, and achieve a healthy pregnancy without food shame or guilt.

Click here to connect with Rachel!


Renée Racine, RD

Renee Racine Dietitian

Renée focuses on human performance bringing extensive knowledge and experience to the table. Renée’s focus shifted from clinical nutrition to sports performance, earning her a Diploma in Sports Nutrition from the International Olympic Committee. 

For the past 7 years, she has been dedicated to working with athletes, helping them optimize body composition, fuel training sessions, enhance adaptations, and facilitate recovery. 

Experience the power of evidence-based nutrition and unlock your peak performance with Renee.

Click here to connect with Renée!


Terri Finbow, RD

Terri Finbow, Dietitian

Terri is a Registered Dietitian in Halifax, Nova Scotia, specializing in brain health and mental wellness. 

Through her private practice, The Daily Grind Nutrition, she provides virtual nutrition therapy. 

Terri focuses on supporting women with anxiety and depression, helping them understand how food choices and lifestyle behaviors affect their mental health. 

Together, you will create a personalized nutrition care plan to restore wellness to the body and mind.

Click here to connect with Terri!


To begin your search for a Registered Dietitian who aligns with your specific needs, look no further than this comprehensive list. We wish you the best of luck on your journey! For a broader selection of Dietitians in Nova Scotia covering a diverse range of practice areas, please visit the Dietitian Directory page here.