Filomena has operated her private practice for the past 18 years and has expanded to 3 offices in the past 7 years serving the greater Vaughan, Toronto and Bolton areas.
She brings more than 24 years of nutrition counselling experience from in-patient and out-patient hospital settings and private practice. During this time, she has coached thousands of individuals on a personal level and in a group setting delivering easy-to-understand nutrition messages. The success of her nutrition counseling comes from the combination of her warm, personable approach and her extensive nutrition knowledge and expertise.
Filomena is graduate of the Nutritional Sciences program at Ryerson University (1993) and the Toronto General Hospital Internship Program (1994). She has published two research articles in scientific journals that investigated adherence factors to calcium recommendations in women attending the Multidisciplinary Osteoporosis Program at Women’s College Hospital. She has worked in the clinical areas of Renal, Cardiology, Women’s Health, Breast Cancer, and Osteoporosis.
Filomena has volunteered extensively in her community including the development of the Healthy School Committee at an elementary school to help promote the message of healthy eating and healthy living to over 800 students. She willingly accepts university and college nutrition students and mentors them.
Filomena is a member in good standing with the College of Dietitians of Ontario and Dietitians of Canada professional groups including the Diabetes, Obesity, and Cardiovascular Network, Sports Nutrition Network, and the Consulting Dietitians of Ontario Network.
FIlomena on the Vaughan Advice Givers Podcast
September 24. 2016.