Area: Ottawa and
Jamie-Lynn Shaw is a holistic nutritionist with Koru Nutrition. Her passion is helping others renew and reclaim their health through dietary and lifestyle changes as well as supplementation. After accessing an individual’s nutritional imbalances and areas of concern, she strives to ensure proper health through nutrition and help you lead a more holistic lifestyle. Jamie has lived in various countries with her husband who is a professional hockey player. She has provided nutrition services for him and his team mates that have struggled with concussions.
After starting University, Jamie like many young people living away from home for the first time, was not taking the best care of herself. She began to experience a lot of health issues, including skin rashes, anxiety and recurring colds. After seeing a nutritionist, she discovered that her symptoms could be alleviated through proper diet, lifestyle changes and supplementation. Although difficult at the time, the experience got her hooked on natural nutrition and led her to her career.
Jamie received a Bachelor of Health Science from the University of Western Ontario in 2011. From there, she went on to graduate with first class honours from the Institute of Holistic Nutrition in Toronto in 2013, becoming a certified nutritional practitioner. Jamie is also a member of the Canadian Association of Natural Nutrition and has become a natural nutrition clinical practitioner.
Jamie’s nutrition focus includes:
- digestive health
- hormonal imbalances
- weight loss
- mental health
- chronic pain
- and brain injury.
Jamie completed studies in the areas of herbal medicine, nutritional symptomatology, supplementation in nutrition, holistic food preparation, environmental nutrition, disease prevention, preventative health and nutrition, body metabolism, comparative diets, and sports nutrition.
Jamie currently teaches professional practice, fundamentals of nutrition and comparative diets at the Institute of Holistic Nutrition in Ottawa. Jamie is also a kinesiologist and certified personal trainer. She has worked in physiotherapy clinics providing exercise-based programs for people involved in motor vehicle accidents.
On her blog, Jamie shares recipes, nutrition tips, health and wellness information as well as lifestyle tips, services and special offerings.
In addition to her professional pursuits, Jamie is also a volunteer for the Canadian Cancer Society. In her spare time she enjoys hiking with her dog, boating, wake boarding, spending time at the beach and the cottage and in the winter months she enjoys snow shoeing and snow boarding.