Felicia Newell, MS, RD, CPT

Medical Expert Contributor

Felicia Newell holds a Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degree in Applied Human Nutrition from Mount Saint Vincent University (MSVU) and is a Registered Dietitian (RD), as well as a certified personal trainer (CPT). 

Felicia has over seven years of experience as a research associate within multiple research centres, including Mount Saint Vincent University, FoodARC, and the Nova Scotia Centre on Aging. She also had the opportunity to instruct university level nutrition courses on the subjects of Nutrition Education in the Community and Ecological Perspectives of Food.

Five years ago, Felicia started her own private practice, Sustain Nutrition, where she provides online and in person health/nutrition coaching and education for individuals and groups. Her specialities include: healthy weight management; chronic disease management; food insecurity; food allergy and intolerance; sports nutrition; pre/postnatal and childhood nutrition; digestive wellness, and more.

She has contributed nutrition articles and other writing to various companies and organizations, including being first author of a paper published in the Canadian Journal of Public Health. Felicia has been interviewed for various media outlets, most notably as an expert on the CBC ‘Absolutely Canadian Documentary, Plantify: Changing Rural Newfoundland’s Diet One Veggie at a Time.’

Some of her work can be seen here:

Felicia is a busy mother of four who understands what it’s like to try and live healthy in a busy world and who has the passion, skills, education, and experience to help others reach their health and nutrition goals in a way that works for their lifestyle.

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