Navita has a Doctorate in Human Nutrition and Dietetics from University of Saskatchewan. She is also a Registered Dietitian (RD) in good standing with the College of Dietitians of Ontario and an active member of Dietitians of Canada. She is passionate about making difference in lives with nutritional strategies and lifestyle changes for managing chronic disease and experience the quality of life. She has worked in clinical, acute, outpatient and community settings and is well versed in several areas of nutrition counselling.
Navita has been working in the dietetic field from over 14 years. During her doctorate and post doctorate at University of Saskatchewan, she worked on clinical trials focusing on influence of flaxseed lignan supplementation to older adults on biochemical and functional outcome measures of inflammation.
She taught several nutrition courses including Nutrition Assessment at the College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, University of Saskatchewan.
In addition, Navita has presented her work at national and international conferences and developed knowledge translation tools in the field of Nutrition and Dietetics. Furthermore, she has published her work in several peer-reviewed scientific journals.
With her involvement as a dietetic intern at the Saskatoon Health Region and Clinical Dietetics work with the Alberta Health Services and Ontario Health, as well as research on anti-inflammatory foods, she got valuable experience which helps her in managing clients from different array of nutrition and lifestyle related issues.
Navita did her undergraduate from India and inherits the South Asian roots. Living in Canada for about 14 years makes her appreciate the food choices of South Asian communities living in Canada, their challenges and familiarity with traditional foods and to make healthy lifestyle choices based on that. Apart from her professional endeavors, Navita is a mother of 7 year old and enjoys spending time with her daughter, doing their the favorite folk dance Bhangra and Gidha and loves to travel with her family.
Located in Ottawa, and virtual across Canada, Nav Nutrition and Dietetics is a professional Nutrition Coach who specializes in nutritional therapy and dietary education. They are committed to forming relationships with patients looking to achieve what healthy means to them, deal with chronic diseases, and much more. Nav Nutrition and Dietetics is here to improve their clients' quality of life, so get in touch to learn more and start building a healthier lifestyle.