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ADAM BRYANT

Registered Dietitian
Certified Bariatric Educator

Adam Bryant is a graduate of the Applied Human Nutrition program at the University of Guelph and completed his Dietetic Internship at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto.  He has been a Registered Dietitian since 2011 when he first started working in an Ontario Centre of Excellence for bariatric surgery.  During that time, Adam has counseled thousands of clients, and has developed a passion for learning and understanding the intricacies and physiology of body weight and obesity.  He completed his Certified Bariatric Educator certification in 2018.

 

Adam firmly believes that food is just one part of a complex puzzle.  He values the importance of understanding not just what to eat, but also the behavioural aspects of how to eat and why we eat.  To this end, he employs a big-picture, client-centered approach to helping his clients reach their goals.

 

In his spare time, Adam enjoys cooking, music, travel and spending time with his family.

STEPHANIE KIRSIC

Registered Dietitian
Certified Bariatric Educator

Stephanie Kirsic has been a Registered Dietitian since 2011. After completing a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Ecology (Food & Nutrition) from The University of Western Ontario in 2008, she continued her educational pursuits and graduated with a Master’s degree in Dietetics from D’Youville College in 2011.


During her career, Stephanie has worked extensively in nutrition counseling for weight management, bariatric surgery, and chronic disease prevention. She’s routinely involved in national speaking engagements and has obtained additional specializations as both a Certified Bariatric Educator and a Craving Change facilitator (with particular focus on mindful and intuitive eating). Stephanie is passionate about nutrition, often taking a holistic approach that emphasizes sustainable lifestyle changes.


In her personal time, Stephanie enjoys taking culinary classes, reading, playing board games, and eating good food!

SARAH TEENE

Registered Dietitian
Certified Bariatric Educator

Sarah Teene is a graduate of the Applied Human Nutrition program at the University of Guelph and completed her Dietetic Internship at Capital Health in Halifax. She started her career as a Registered Dietitian in 2005. In her first few years of practice she spent time working in various areas including oncology, chronic kidney disease, diabetes, and public health. Sarah has been working in an Ontario Centre of Excellence for bariatric surgery since 2010. Sarah earned her Certified Diabetes Educator certification in 2011 and her Certified Bariatric Educator certification in 2018.

 

Sarah is passionate about having a healthy relationship with food, as food brings both pleasure and nourishment to our lives. She hopes to help her clients improve their health and well-being by focusing on eating behaviours, as well as the types of foods they eat. Sarah believes that how we eat should be sustainable and enjoyable long-term in order to see benefits such as improvements in health, energy and/or weight management.

 

In her spare time, Sarah likes eating good food, skiing, travelling and spending time with her family.