Elena Shannon is a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist with a Master’s degree from McGill University (Montreal, Canada) and a Master’s degree in Nutrition and Health Science from Donetsk State University (Donetsk, Ukraine). Elena has extensive knowledge and experience in Nutrition Consulting and Weight Management, Food Service Management, Medical Nutrition Therapy and Nutrition Education. She has worked with a diverse patient demographic in Acute Care Hospitals, Sub-Acute Rehabs, Long Term Care Facilities, Assisted Living, and Adult Day Health Centers.
In terms of her philosophy, Elena agrees with the quote by Heather Morgan that “every time we eat or drink, we either feed disease or fight it”. She strives to create a nonjudgmental and supportive atmosphere for her clients and encourage them to set realistic, achievable goals. Her focus is on the overall health and well-being of her patients including a healthy relationship with food.
Elena brings to the table her 22 years of experience in the field of nutrition as well fluency in both English and Russian languages. She is very excited to join the Whole Beauty and Health team and looks forward to helping the us provide quality nutrition services to our clients.