About The Team
Nutrition At Its Best offers corporate wellness packages to those who live in Vancouver, which include educational workshops, healthy menu planning, access to multi-disciplinary teams, and individual counseling, as well as grocery tours that focus on how to read a food label.
Ali J. Chernoff
Ali J. Chernoff, founder of Nutrition At Its Best, is a Registered Dietitian and Nutrition consultant who is one of the 11% of BC Dietitians operating a private practice.
Since 1993, Ali has been involved in numerous activities related to the field of nutrition, including dietitian services at many schools, sporting events and family counseling. She currently offers food tours that focus on shopping for families, diabetes education, and food label interpretation.
She has been showcased in a variety of media formats including: CTV news, Breakfast Television, Chowtime, First Talk and the Shopping Bags, Chatelaine, Today's Parent, the Vancouver Sun, the Province, Ottawa Citizen and the Vancouver Courier, as well as News 1130, the Rutherford Show, and Evolution 107.9.
Ali started a second company called Energy Essentials 24-7 Inc. to develop healthy whole foods such as a 7% M.F. Low Fat cheese, called Essential.
In the summer of 2010, she co-authored a book called Good Food Baby, which features healthy recipes and tips for parents for their baby. It has everything for parents that they need to know about nutrition for their baby from birth to one year of age.
In the spring of 2011, she co-authored her second book called Good Food Toddler, which features healthy recipes, great ideas for menu planning, snacks and dining out options. It also offers tips on many common situations, such as dealing with picky eaters or planning a party for tots with food allergies.
Celia Duong received her Bachelor of Science degree in Food, Nutrition and Health from the University of British Columbia. She completed her dietetic internship at The Moncton Hospital in New Brunswick. During her internship, Celia gained valuable experience in counselling outpatients with various nutrition concerns. Over the years, she has provided numerous healthy eating presentations to adults and children. In 2011, she joined the Nutrition At Its Best team.
Jessica is a Registered Dietitian who graduated from McGill University. She completed her Dietetic Internship at the Jewish General Hospital in Montreal and St. Paul's Hospital in Vancouver. Through her achievements in clinical research in the field of Gastroenterology, Jessica gained valuable knowledge and insight into better understanding the effects proper nutrition has on the body. She is passionate about nutritional research and disease management. In 2012, Jessica joined the Nutrition At Its Best team.
Jessica Wang is a Registered Dietitian who graduated from the University of British Columbia. She completed her internship with Vancouver Coastal Health, where she gained valuable counselling experience at the renal dialysis unit, and in the diabetes clinic at Vancouver General Hospital and BC Women's Hospital. Over the years, she has been involved in many nutrition education initiatives for children and the general public. She is passionate about food and cooking, and enjoys sharing that enthusiasm with others. In 2012, Jessica joined the Nutrition At Its Best team.