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“Waisting AwayTM”Vancouver

April 29, 2013 @ 5:00 pm - October 11, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

at the Canadian Obesity Summit

pre-conference workshop

April 30th, 2013

EMPOWERING Health Professionals

Weight Management Strategies to Help your Overweight &/or Obese Patients/Clients Manage Their Health (at any SIZE!)

For printable information click here Waisting Away Vancouver April 30

Full Day Workshop Agenda

  • Being real; definitions; weight loss industry
  • Bariatric surgery-nutrients, supplements
  • Unfolding the obesity hormones-stimuli
  • Waisting Away Strategies revealed:
  • Effective start up; research behind diets
  • GI, protein, carbs, fat, calories do count
  • Journaling, planning, menus
  • Nutrition, food and nutrients
  • Meal balancing, hunger, snacking cycle
  • Calorie distribution for the day
  • Beverages do count; Damage control
  • The exercise link; cardio, muscle, flex
  • Weight loss industry; pills & potions
  • Meal replacements – frozen, shakes
  • Portions, timing
  • Eating out, www menus
  • Websites, apps, current trends
  • Food industry support
  • Intuitive eating, behaviour modification
  • Motivational interviewing; case studies

COST (snacks, lunch and all materials are included)

Per Registrant for the Full Day workshop:  $95 + HST = $106.40 ; Students $50 + hst = $ 56.00

LOCATION: Westin Bayshore, Seymour Room, 1601 Bayshore Dr, Vancouver (604) 682-3377

Who Should Attend: Registered Dietitian/Nutritionists, Diabetes & Cardiac Nurse Educators, Nurse Practitioners, Physiotherapists, Chiropractors, Fitness Experts, Naturopaths and other Health Professionals.




Vancouver April 30th, 2013 from 8 :30am  to 4:30pm

Exhibitors : to be announced



By PayPal or to download the registration sheet, go to :



More information: hcnutrition@rogers.com or 1-613-302-6798


Certification Credits:a certificate of attendance will be provided for CE credits

Canadian Diabetes Education Certification Board = 6 credits/full day

OntarioFitness Council = 7 CE credits

Manitob Fitness Council = 2 theory credits & 1 practical CE credit

BCRPA = approved 6.5 BCRPA Continuing Education Credits.

CanFitPro:  4 CE Credits =  4 FIS;  4 PTS;  4 NWS

Speaker Hélène Charlebois RD                         

Registered Dietitian –Weight Management & Obesity ExpertHélène Charlebois is a Registered Dietitian-Nutrition Consultant in Ottawa with over 25 years experience in helping patients/clients improve their health and nutrition. She specializes in helping people manage their health at any size. She is certified through the American Dietetic Association as an Adult Weight Management Specialist with Levels 1 & 2 certifications.


April 29, 2013 @ 5:00 pm
October 11, 2020 @ 5:00 pm