Vancouver-based Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist Maria Thomas is fast becoming recognized as one of Canada’s leading health experts. Her extensive knowledge and ability to demystify and break down the science of nutrition has made her a highly sought-after consultant in the field of health and wellness. Whether working behind the scenes for the hit TV show, The Last 10 Pounds Bootcamp, creating and managing all the nutrition regimens for the show since it first aired in 2004, or as the on-camera as the Nutrition Expert for The Steven & Chris Show, ET Canada and ‘Village on a Diet’ on CBC, where with a team of health experts, Maria helped a town of 1300 people lose weight by leading them through nutrition and lifestyle changes, Maria is committed to showing people how they can use food to look and feel their best, from the inside out.
In addition to her media experience, Maria blogs weekly for the Slice Network, and is the Nutrition Expert for Loblaws, PC Blue Menu line of foods. Maria provides nutrition coaching in areas such as weight management, digestive and heart health and healthy lifestyle. She has been helping clients make healthy lifestyle changes for over 10 years. After graduating with Honors from the University of Manitoba, specializing in Food & Nutrition and completing her internship at Health Sciences Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba, she has made Vancouver her home, with her husband Jake and pup Madden, enjoying many of the unique qualities Vancouver has to offer. Although she misses Manitoba, she doesn’t miss the mosquitos.
Her motto is “life is tough enough without having to worry about food!” She makes healthy eating simple, by teaching people how to eat what they love, while nourishing their bodies, and moving towards their goals
If you would like one-to-one advice, Maria offers Nutrition Coaching. If you can’t wait to get started, and would like dietary advice you can have right away, Maria has created delicious, easy Meal Plans that have helped hundreds of people, just like you!