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Monday

9:00am - 7:00pm PST

Tuesday

5:00pm - 7:00pm PST

Wednesday

5:00pm - 7:00pm PST

Sara Friedrich

Verified registered dietitian. Our team has personally checked the credentials of this dietitian.

Port Moody, British Columbia


About

As a Sports Dietitian and Certified Intuitive Eating Counsellor, Sara aims to help all levels of athletes, from the elite, to weekend warriors to those new to physical activity, excel in their athletic goals while ditching diets, supporting your health and finding a more positive relationship with food and their body.

Using an intuitive eating approach, Sara supports athletes in removing food rules they have, allowing all foods to fit within their life and training schedule and helps them listen to and trust their body to guide food decisions, as well as teaching them about the latest research in sport nutrition to enhance their performance.​

Sara has completed education with the University of Guelph, an intensive dietetic internship with the Northern Ontario School of Medicine and a sport nutrition diploma with the International Olympic Committee. She combines this with experience gained as a Certified Intuitive Eating Counsellor to support her clients. Sara is a weight inclusive provider, meaning she believes health and fitness are attainable for those in all body weights, shapes and sizes. Sara focuses on health gain as opposed to weight loss in her practice. Athletes come in all shapes and sizes and can succeed when they trust their body and learn how to fuel for it’s individual needs.

Sara has worked 1-1 with beginner and competitive adult and youth cyclists, long distance and cross-country runners, hockey, rugby and soccer players and weight-lifters. She has also worked as a team nutritionist for a competitive youth soccer club and has provided nutrition workshops for youth soccer and hockey teams. Sara has helped women regain their periods, worked with runners to fuel for marathons and ultramarathons and supported countless youth and adult athletes to reduce disordered eating behaviours and relative-energy deficiency in sport (REDs) symptoms. She also has experience working with athletes with chronic diseases that include cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, hypothyroidism, celiac disease, IBD/IBS, GERD/acid reflux, and osteoporosis.

Sara is an athlete herself, having ran 5 half marathons, and played competitive soccer and racket sports. On weekends you will often find her hiking up a new mountain, finding a new running route or searching for the best fish taco! Reach out if you would like to foster a positive relationship with food while succeeding in your health and fitness!


Education and Credentials

  • Registered Dietitian
  • International Olympic Committee Sport Nutrition Diploma
  • Certified Intuitive Eating Counsellor
  • Change Creates Change Eating Disorder Care for PCP Training

Practice Areas

  • Emotional Eating
  • Intuitive Eating
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Vegan & Vegetarian
  • Weight-Inclusive

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