Registered Dietitian


jennywgnewlargebio.jpgJenny Wilson-Gibbons grew up in Ontario and moved to Alberta to start her post-secondary education. She completed a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nutritional Science at the University of Alberta and was awarded the Registered Dietitian status in 2007 after completing the Capital Health Region Dietetic Internship Program. Jenny has since worked in a number of clinic areas including Neonatal and Pediatric Intensive Care, and outpatient clinics where she helps families with infants and young children.

Jenny loves food and helping people learn about how food can be enjoyed as a healthy fuel for the body! While in University, Jenny volunteered as a Peer Nutrition Educator and worked as a summer student Nutrition Educator with Alberta Milk. She is a member of the College of Dietitians of Alberta as well as Dietitians of Canada.

As an avid athlete, Jenny understands the complexities of achieving a healthy, balanced diet while meeting the nutritional demands of performance in sport. In her spare time, Jenny can be found running the trails in Edmonton’s river valley, lifting weights, participating in multi-stage road cycling  races in the summer, and cyclocross races in the fall. She enjoys trying new sports, such as Spartan races, beach volleyball, and water polo, although spends most her time training and competing in triathlons. Her proudest accomplishments to date are qualifying for the 2017 World Long-Distance Triathlon Championships and completing her first Ironman Canada in Whistler this past summer.

When she's not being active, Jenny loves teaching people about how food can be enjoyed as an important and necessary fuel for our body. She loves to experiment with new recipes and new ingredients. Jenny has gained practical experience juggling full-time work with family and an active lifestyle while maintaining a balanced diet. Whether your goals are related to sports performance, weight loss, learning about healthy eating, managing a chronic disease, or helping your picky eater, Jenny is excited to meet you to help you achieve your individual nutrition and lifestyle goals!

To book an appointment with Jenny, call 780-458-8505. For any questions you may have in regards to her services, email jenny@activephysioworks.com.

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