BSc, MSc, CHN, RHN
In 2014, Juliana graduated from the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition (CSNN) earning the designation of Registered Holistic Nutritionist (RHN). She is a member of CAHN-Pro (Canadian Association of Holistic Nutrition Professionals) and currently runs her practice in the Kitchener-Waterloo area. Juliana has focused on hormonal imbalances, fatigue, chronic pain, anxiety, weight issues and sleep problems. Her focus and expertise have been inspired by her own history of health struggles, having suffered from a degenerative spinal condition and having experienced chronic pain and severe migraines for over a decade, which later resulted in a spinal surgery (2012). She is now able to naturally mediate occasional headaches and has become medication-free through the use of diet, supplements and a balanced lifestyle.
Juliana Leamen has also graduated from the University of Guelph in 2008 with a Bachelors with Honours in Bio-Sciences with focus in Nutritional Sciences. She received the Dean’s Honour List Award in 2005-2007 and worked as a Research Assistant in 2006-2007, performing protein and mineral lab analysis and microscope analysis of the impact of probiotics on the gut villi. She then completed a Masters degree in Nutrition in 2010, at the University of Guelph. During her years of graduate studies, she was able to collaborate with many PhD projects in the areas of chronic disease and nutrient utilization in the different areas of the gastrointestinal tract. She worked as a Teaching Assistant in 2008-2009 during her graduate studies. She was the recipient of the Dean’s Scholarship and the OGSST – Ontario Grad Scholarship in Science & Technology.
Juliana has presented her research at various conferences in Canada and internationally. She has worked for 7 years (2010-2017) as a Senior Nutritionist in the food industry developing holistic food recipes and leading the Research and Development department of a large Canadian private label manufacturer. In 2014, she developed a Corporate Wellness Program, focused on promoting healthy eating and an active lifestyle for staff, including shift workers in a manufacturing setting.
Juliana can speak and understand Portuguese.