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Monday

5:00pm - 8:00pm EST

Tuesday

5:00pm - 8:00pm EST

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5:00pm - 8:00pm EST

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5:00pm - 8:00pm EST

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5:00pm - 8:00pm EST

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9:00am - 4:00am EST

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9:00am - 4:00am EST

arshad humayun

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Pickering, Ontario + Virtual Services



About

Arshad Humayun is a Registered Dietitian & Nutritionist.  He is a Certified Diabetes Educator and has certificates of training in Adult Weight management, and Adolescent Weight Management. He speaks English, Urdu/Hindi, Pashto, and Punjabi.​For the last 10 years he has been working in various clinical and community settings such as Medical weight loss programs, Bariatric surgery programs for weight loss, Diabetes Education programs; and long-term care. Arshad has empowered his clients to achieve improved nutritional health and well-being for a happy and healthy life. Arshad got his degree of Doctor of Philosophy [PhD] in Human Nutrition from University of Southampton, England, UK and Masters degree [MS] in Foods and Nutrition from University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA. During his Doctorate studies he used stable isotope tracers to examine postprandial lipid metabolism in healthy individuals and in patients with Type 2 Diabetes. After his PhD, Arshad completed is Postdoctoral fellowship in Clinical Nutrition at the Hospital for Sick children, Toronto, Canada. During his Postdoctoral fellowship he used stable isotope tracer methodology to determine amino acid requirements in healthy children and in patients with end stage kidney disease; protein requirements in adults; and compared protein quality of soy versus milk protein. During his postdoctoral studies, Arshad also completed a dietetic Internship in the Hospital for Sick Children, Canada. Afterwards, he obtained Certified Diabetes Educator credentials in Ontario and completed Level 1 & Level 2 Certificates of training in Adult Weight management in USA and attended many Conferences and Seminars in Canada and USA.​CURRENT RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Simple, easy, and less tiring ways to increase physical activity levels in humans

Education and Credentials

  • PhD, MS, MSc, BSc, RD, CDE

Insurance / Direct Billing

Arshad Humayun is a Registered Dietitian, Nutritionist & a Certified Diabetes Educator with certificates of training in Adult and Adolescent Weight Management. Arshad offers individualized nutritional counseling sessions with easy to understand, and simple to  follow nutrition guidelines, meal plans and menus to achieve & maintain: Healthy weight Optimum diabetes control and prevent diabetes complications Optimum Cholesterol and Triglyceride levels for heart health Optimum blood pressure control for preventing cardiovascular conditions Optimum nutrition for healthy aging. Healthy eating for life Healthy eating  focuses on limiting intake of saturated/animal fat, salt, sugar, and junk food; eating more whole/minimally processed foods; consuming more vegetables and dietary fiber, and consuming smaller portions of starch/grains [bread, rice, cereals, pasta, potatoes, pita, roti, nan, etc.] ​Healthy eating does not means that you cannot eat processed or junk foods. You can still enjoy your favorite processed food  but as a treat occasionally Monitoring intake of refined starch/grains and junk food, monitoring  weight, and monitoring physical activity is key to your success. 

Practice Areas

  • Diabetes
  • Weight Loss
  • Heart Health
  • Older Adult Nutrition
1550 Kingston Road
Pickering, Ontario
Canada