Our Natural Choice products and Natural Choice advisors provide natural options for health and wellness, helping you live your best.
What can a Natural Choice advisor do for you?
Consider them your guide to awesome. Natural Choice Advisors are trained in wide variety of areas, including vitamins, minerals, probiotics, homeopathic, herbal remedies and nutritional supplements.
Not just what’s good, but what’s good for you.
They can advise which of the over 4000 Natural Choice health and wellness products available at Co-op are right to help you achieve your goals. Your needs will be unique depending on your lifestyle and life stage, so your Natural Choice advisor will help find the best nutritional path for you.
The path to a healthier you starts at Co-op. These experts know natural, so any questions you have about vitamins, minerals, probiotics, homeopathic or herbal remedies, nutritional supplements and healthy lifestyles, they can help. Connect with your nearest Natural Choice advisor and begin your journey to a healthier, happier lifestyle.
Christine believes that overall wellness is achieved through strengthening the innate, or the vital force, of the body. This allows the body to heal itself when combined with the benefits of eating a good quality diet and (when necessary) vitamins, minerals, probiotics, digestive enzymes, homeopathic remedies, herbal remedies and nutritional supplements.
Christine has a diploma in Classical Homeopathy (DCH) and has completed her Holistic Nutritionist designation as well as her C.H.N.C. designation.
Darba’s personality and enthusiasm makes her a great addition to Co-op’s Whole Health program. She is passionate about helping you find the balance in your life and achieve optimal health through smart eating, appropriate supplementation and mindful living.
Darba has a background in kinesiology and nutrition, is a Certified Nutritional Consultant, and has several certifications in energy work such as Reiki and Level 6 ‘Training in Power’.
To determine the best way to help you reach your health goals and feel balanced, Kelly creates a complete picture of your health concerns and your lifestyle. She believes in getting outside in nature and encourages everyone to embrace the simple things that help you relax and become a healthier you.
Kelly is Certified Holistic Nutritional Consultant (C.H.N.C.) graduating from the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition and holds a BSc. in biology from U of L.
Maria has a passion for helping people get and stay healthy. In addition to her role as a Natural Choice advisor, she volunteers with numerous non-profit organizations around the city, providing nutritional education at the Alex Community Food Centre, The Women’s Centre and Enactus SAIT.
Maria earned her Certified Nutritional Consultant designation at SAIT.
Renee has been a natural health advocate since her childhood, preparing natural homemade recipes with her mother. She would love to help you achieve a healthy life by balancing your diet, supplements and a positive attitude.
Renee has worked in the health industry as a team leader, supervisor and manager for over two decades, holding a Natural Health Product Specialist designation.
Growing up in a rural community in Central Alberta surrounded by good food, it was easy for Rick to eat a healthy and nutrient dense diet - vegetable gardens, free range chickens, wild berry picking and even honey bee hives.
Today Rick is putting his 20 years’ experience in health to work helping people live a better quality of life through natural health products to supplement their well-being or optimal health.
Shannon will help you learn about natural nutrition, and then show you how to put that knowledge to use everyday. Whether your goals are related to hormone balancing, digestion, mental wellness, weight or general health she can help you use your body's natural ability to recover and restore itself to a thriving and nourished state.
Shannon studied Microbiology and Food Science at the University of Saskatchewan, is a certified health coach and is currently concluding her C.H.N.C. program.
Sonya believes that food is medicine, and a balanced combination of healthy foods, natural supplements, being in nature, great company and taking time to relax are the essentials to feeling good.
Sonya graduated from the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition as a Certified Holistic Nutritional Consultant in 2013.
Natural Health has always been a part of Tina’s life, and she is committed to sharing her deep experience with others. She is well versed in special diets and supplementation specific to various neurological disorders such as ADHD, Alzheimer’s disease, Bipolar Disorder and Depression.
Tina is a Certified Holistic Nutritional Consultant with additional certifications in Herbal Medicine and Sports Nutrition.
Tonda has spent more than 30 years in the natural health and fitness industry. She understands fitness and nutrition thanks to her experience as a canfitpro Pro Trainer teaching courses for Personal Training Specialist, Fitness Instructor Specialist and Healthy Eating for Weight Loss, as well as group fitness classes.
Tonda studied biochemistry at Langara College and holds a bachelor’s degree in therapeutic nutrition, with the designation of Orthomolecular Health Practitioner/ Nutritional Consulting Practitioner.
Living a natural, healthy, wholesome life has always been important to Zhila. With the proper nutrients, lifestyle and frame of mind, you can provide body and mind with the power and strength to overcome any obstacles on the path to optimum health. Zhila is passionate about helping you develop this power and strength in your life.
Zhila graduated from the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition as a Certified Holistic Nutritional Consultant (CHNC). In addition to obtaining a diploma in Natural Nutrition, she has an extensive background in Health and Social Sciences education and volunteering.
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