Nutrition & Fitness Consulting
Clients experience lasting physical improvement through posture and alignment integrative training focused on fascia and tissue tension release.
“I have exercised all my life and I’ve had the aches and pains to go with it. Under Melissa’s guidance, I am pain free and much stronger than I had been before her program.”
- G. Wallace F. McCain (1930-2011) Chairman - Maple Leaf Foods, Inc.
“...Healthy Habits gave me the confidence to increase my performance in a way that was less injury prone than my previous training. The program helped not only in my running but in all activities.”
- John Maclntyre, Birch Hill Equity Partners
Melissa started Healthy Habits in 1989 as a sol proprietor, registering as an incorporation in 1997. Her clients have included Canada's business elite, distinguished actors, screen writers and celebrities in Toronto, New York and San Francisco.
You may wonder how nutrition links to posture and alignment. Since the foods we eat affect the health of all soft tissue and bone, a balanced posture program will address nutrition that affect soft tissue health such as pro-inflammatory diets.
The Last Tango with Butter is a pragmatic, concise overview of what all the fats we eat mean for our health, and sheds light on the essential role played by all the fats nature provides – including those long seen as enemies of good health. Eating fat isn't just 'ok' it's vital for our optimum well being.
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Studies show that 6 months of lifestyle changes can be as effective as medicine in mild to moderate hypertension – no negative side effects!
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“Healthy Habits gave me the confidence to increase my performance in a way that was less injury prone...the program helped not only in my running but in all activities.”
- John MacIntyre,
Birch Hill Equity Partners
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