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Meet OVM's On Staff Nutritionist

par {{ author }} Marie Williams au Apr 25, 2024

Meet OVM's On Staff Nutritionist

If you are a high performer looking to achieve your best— whether that is in a physical, cognitive or professional sense, you are in the right place.

Melissa Ieraci uses action and habit based coaching to help cut through the noise of the health and nutrition space and optimize the way that they live, consults with fitness facilities across North America on nutrition, teaches at the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition and speaks for major sporting associations and fitness conferences internationally.


  • A-EMCA Paramedic
  • The Canadian School of Natural Nutrition; Natural Nutrition
  • GoodLife Personal Training Institute (GLPTI)
  • CanFit Pro
  • YogaFit Instructor (Yogafit Level 1)
  • Precision Nutrition (Pn1)
  • Darby Training Systems (DTS)


Melissa, What Is It That You Do?

I address nutrition, lifestyle and mindset to provide a complete approach to wellness.

Using my science background and holistic training I empower clients to elevate their health and wellness.

High performance means different things for different people, lets work together to become the best version of you.


Where Did You Receive Your Training?

HEALTH AND SCIENCE: I completed the Paramedic Program at Humber College and received my diploma of paramedicine with honours.

FITNESS: My fitness training comes from Canfit Pro, Darby Training Systems, Precision Nutrition and Yogafit.

NUTRITION: I graduated from the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition receiving my natural nutrition certificate and the Award of Excellence.

BEYOND: I am a strong believer of constant development and regularly attend continuing education seminars, workshops and podcasts.


What Can I Expect When I Start Working With You?

Your initial consultation is the GAME CHANGER. You will receive information on your organ system imbalances and food log evaluation. After our first meeting you will have a plan and necessary next steps.

Each clients journey is different based on their biochemical differences and throughout your journey you will receive easy to follow protocols, recipes, resources and support.


I Am A Mess, How Do I Start?"

Take a deep breath… love and accept the place that you are at now. You will be able to reflect back here and appreciate how you have been able to shift and evolve!

Next, download the Intake Forms found under the Other links section in the footer. Once those are complete we will have what we need to start the shift.


Are You Covered Under My Health Benefit Plan?

Some extended health care benefits include nutrition services. Call and confirm this with your insurance provider.


Where Else Can I Find You Or Your Work?

Make Shifts Happen provides nutrition support to fitness facilities across North America, find recorded presentations if you are a part of The Canadian School of Natural Nutrition Alumni Association and The Institute of Holistic Nutrition. You can work with me if you are a member of Evolution of Fitness and Performance (Alberta), LEVEL by Oxford Properties (Toronto) and Transformation Mentorship (online) or find me on podcasts with Designs for Sport, Prairie Hockey Academy, and MVP Nutrition.


Check Out These Recipes Melissa Has Made With Meats From OVM!


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