Meet Your Dietitian - Renee Little
I wrote this article to introduce myself to you! I want to share what my values are, who I am as a person and a few of my favorite things in life. One of the most frequent questions I get as a Dietitian is "What do you eat?" I eat A LOT of different foods and I have shared some of my favorite dishes with you below.
The work I do with my clients has been cultivated from years practicing as a dietitian. I know weight loss dieting does not work for most people so I am offering a kind, compassionate and positive alternative to improving health without dieting.
"The work I do with my clients has been cultivated from years practicing as a dietitian. I know weight loss dieting does not work for most people so I am offering a kind, compassionate and positive alternative to improving health without dieting."
I offer online telehealth as an option because then I can be there for my clients when they are having busy weeks at the office, at home or even when traveling. I am also from a small town in Northern Alberta where services were limited and not accessible. The work I do with clients is important and I want to be accessible from anywhere they are at from all across rural and urban areas.
Who am I?
I am a kind, quiet and introverted person. This is one of the reasons I find online counselling with my clients to suite my personality and lifestyle. I enjoy working in a quiet and private environment at home.
I LOVE yoga, hiking and rock climbing because I can move in a way that I feel benefits me at that moment. I feel yoga reveals my emotions, my stress level and allows me to be a much more level headed person. When I'm on my yoga mat I'm in complete control of how little or how much I move my body each practice. Climbing and hiking give back so much to me as well including a fun way to move my body out in nature.
"When I'm on my yoga mat I'm in complete control of how little or how much I move my body each practice."
I have a huge passion for rock climbing! It's a way to enjoy time with my spouse and friends, spend time outdoors and it is a very mindful meditative movement practice. I find climbing to be very good for my brain since it's a sport of problem solving, quick decision making and requires very technical movements. I also love travelling to many beautiful climbing destinations AND other climbers are really interesting and fun individuals.
I'm a board game enthusiast!
When I'm having some downtime I love playing board games with my spouse , family and friends. I'm definitely a self described board game enthusiast.
I've been a Dietitian for over 15 years and I'm still learning new things everyday! I have a huge thirst for knowledge and this past few years I have been so fortunate to study with Evelyn Tribole a co-author of the Intuitive Eating book (see my review here). I completed Evelyn's certification program and hold a certificate in Intuitive Eating Skills Pro. I now work with my clients in a way that is consistent with a Health at Every Size(TM) value system and approach nutrition using the Intuitive Eating philosophy.
What are my values?