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Nishta Saxena

Nishta Saxena

MSc., RD

Nishta Saxena is a Registered Dietitian, practicing since 2005. She is a Paediatric and Family Nutritionist, founder of Vibrant Nutrition, and proud mama of two. Her expertise includes paediatric and family nutrition, and chronic disease prevention and management. In her practice, Nishta helps families through their ever-changing nutritional needs.  Nishta believes that nutrition can transform lives, and it is her goal to change lives through her work.

In her practice she helps families through the lifecycle of stages of nutrition, taking a whole food, nutrition-for-real-life approach. She is also known as a “nutrition myth-buster,” promoting evidence-based nutrition rather than food trends.

Nishta divides her professional time between the academic, media and private practice. She completed her clinical dietetic internship at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, and her MSc in Clinical Nutrition Science at the University of Toronto, where she has a faculty appointment in the Department of Family & Community Medicine. A frequently invited speaker at conferences, she presents up-to-date clinical nutrition concepts to physicians and the general public. Nishta is also a food and nutrition expert with CTV’s Your Morning, a regular on the The Marilyn Dennis Show, and has made regular contributions to Global National News, Today’s Parent Magazine, Globe and Mail and the CBC.

Nishta has worked as a food and nutrition expert with Global National News, written for CBC and Today’s Parent and is a regular contributor on CTV Your Morning and the Marilyn Dennis Show, as a nutrition and healthexpert.