Leslie’s professional background, credentials and years of experience put her at the top of her field.
Whether working one-on-one with clients in her private practice, writing consumer books or delivering keynote presentations, Leslie is able to translate the latest – and often complicated – nutrition and health information into diet advice that’s easy to understand and easy to follow.
Leslie consults with many leading businesses and international food companies located in Canada, the U.S. and Europe. She delivers nutrition seminars and workshops to corporate groups looking to create a healthy work culture, protect top talent and boost employee productivity.
Having a strong interest in sports nutrition, Leslie acted as nutritionist to the Canadian International Marathon and the NBA’s Toronto Raptors Basketball Club. Leslie keeps fit herself by running, cycling, and weight training.
Nutrition seminars can be run for one hour, half day or a full day and are tailored to your organizations needs. They can be set up in a boardroom, lunchroom or any meeting space that suits your requirements.
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Leslie’s Client List Includes…
More than ever before people are interested in how the foods they eat can help them shed pounds, boost energy, and prevent health problems such as diabetes, heart disease and cancer. Through a conversational tone, up-to-date research, and practical tips, Leslie’s books will help you understand the link between nutrition and health. Leslie is the best-selling author of 12 books (Penguin Canada). Below are 3 of her most popular.
As one of Canada’s leading nutritionists, motivational speaker Leslie Beck has operated a successful private practice in the heart of downtown Toronto since 1989. Working as a Registered Dietitian (RD) she has helped thousands of individuals achieve their nutrition and diet goals. Leslie’s integrative approach offers clients dietary advice, personalized meal plans and science-based recommendations on the use of nutritional supplements.
Leslie is recognized by the media as an authority on nutrition and food issues and is an experienced communicator in television, radio and print media. She writes a weekly column in The Globe and Mail, Canada’s national newspaper and is a regular contributor to CTV news. Leslie’s nutrition advice can also be heard every week on Montreal’s CJAD Radio’s Andrew Carter Show.
Leslie is the best-selling author of 12 books (Penguin Canada): The Plant-Based Power Diet, Leslie Beck’s Healthy Kitchen, Leslie Beck’s Longevity Diet, The Complete A-Z Nutrition Encyclopedia, The Complete Nutrition Guide for Women, Heart Healthy Foods for Life, Foods that Fight Disease, The No-Fail Diet, Healthy Eating for Preteens and Teens, Leslie Beck’s Nutrition Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy, The Complete Nutrition Guide to Menopause, and10 Steps to Healthy Eating.
Leslie consults with many leading businesses and international food companies located in Canada, the U.S. and Europe. She delivers nutrition seminars and workshops to corporate groups in North and Latin America. Having a strong interest in sports nutrition, Leslie acted as nutritionist to the Canadian International Marathon and the NBA’s Toronto Raptors Basketball Club. Leslie keeps fit herself by running, cycling, and weight training.
Born and raised in Vancouver, BC, Leslie obtained her Bachelor of Science (Dietetics) from the University of British Columbia and proceeded to complete the dietetic internship program at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto. She studied a Masters in Epidemiology at the University of Toronto. She is a member of the College of Dietitians of Ontario.
This seminar will allow you to assess your nutrition know-how and will provide you with 10 easy ways to improve your diet, manage your weight, boost your energy level, and prevent disease. Interactive “Nutrition IQ Quiz” included for small groups.
Stress is an unavoidable part of life but that doesn’t mean it has to affect your health or your performance. Overwork, lack of sleep, colds and flu, emotional upset, and poor eating habits all put stress on your body.
This seminar will offer nutrition strategies to condition your body so it can deal with life’s daily stresses. With the right diet, vitamins, minerals and herbs you can boost your body’s immune system, increase your energy level, and prevent stress related symptoms including fatigue, headache, low back pain, irritability, and irritable bowel syndrome.
Based on the latest scientific research, Leslie offers advice on how to eat to stay healthy as you age. From flaxseed to fish to yogurt, this seminar will tell you what today’s top 10 nutrition superstars are, how they work to fight disease, and how to incorporate them into your daily diet.
Certain health problems are much more prevalent among women than men – osteoporosis, anemia, gallstones and overweight to name a few. This thought-provoking seminar will examine the nutritional health of women and discuss dietary strategies for optimal health. Based on the latest scientific research, Leslie will tell you about today’s top 10 nutrition superstars, how they work to keep women healthy, and how to incorporate them into your diet.
Confused about dietary fat and blood cholesterol? Wondering if oat bran really works? What about garlic supplements? Based on the latest research, this seminar will sort out fact from fallacy and give easy-to-implement heart-healthy dietary strategies, from Vitamin E to olive oil.
Experts estimate that at least 35 percent of all cancers are related to diet. Learn how the foods you eat play a role in certain cancers and what you can do now to help lower your risk. Dietary strategies will cover antioxidants, phyto-chemicals, phyto-estrogens, fat, fibre, and more! This seminar can be tailed to specific cancers (e.g. breast cancer for female audience).
Peri-menopause is a period of hormonal change before menopause. Symptoms such as hot flashes, depression, mood swings and insomnia are common. At menopause a woman’s risk of heart disease and osteoporosis increases dramatically. This seminar will inform you about natural ways to relieve symptoms and reduce the health risks associated with menopause. Diet, nutritional supplements, and herbs will be covered.