Ahuva Magder Hershkop is a Toronto based Registered Dietitian and writer. She is a member of the College of Dietitians of Ontario, Dietitians of Canada, and the Canadian Celiac Association. Ahuva manages a private practice with a specific interest in paediatric health, healthy food introduction and allergy management. She teaches multiple cooking classes and counsels both adult and paediatric patients, on how maintain a healthy balanced diet while managing allergies and specialty diets, and nutrition to promote healthy paediatric growth while promoting the development of healthy eating practices in children and adults.
Ahuva developed a passion for gastrointestinal disease and allergy management at an early age, and has always been interested in fresh cooking, allergy friendly ingredients, and recipe modifications to adapt to food restrictions. As a working mom of twins Ahuva understands the many life challenges that can make healthy eating difficult and she works with clients to make allergy-friendly healthy eating work for their lifestyles.
Ahuva completed an Honours Bachelors of Applied Science in Nutrition and Food from Ryerson University before completing her Masters in Applied Nutrition at the university of Guelph.
Ahuva has worked as dietitian at the Cleveland Clinic Canada's executive health program working with executive clients to optimize their overall health. Ahuva currently practices as a clinical Research Dietitian in the Hospital for Sick Children's Food Allergy Program and supports the nutrition clinic at Kindercare Paediatrics.
Ahuva uses a client centred best practice approach both in clinic and in private practice to ensure that all recommendations made reflect the most up to date research in the field of nutrition and the goals and beliefs of the individual client. Ahuva strives to ensure that all clients have access to appointments, using in person meetings as well as phone and skype sessions to navigate busy work schedules, and determine manageable goals to achieve overall health and healthy childhood growth.
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