Kirsten Allen is the owner and founder of Dietitian Illustrated. A Registered Dietitian with eight years of education and training in the areas of health and fitness she is the “Head Of Sports Nutrition” at Precision Fitness & Performance Centre.
She is a competitive runner and former collegiate athlete on one of Canada’s first NCAA teams, achieving NCAA All-American honors. It was during her time as a collegiate athlete that she developed her passion for nutrition. Ultimately, she learned the hard way that the internet is full of poor nutritional advice from unqualified sources. This led her down the path to becoming a nutrition professional so that she could be that reputable source of nutrition information.
Kirsten Allen, BSc Kin, RD, Head Of Sport Nutrition
BSc in Kinesiology from Simon Fraser University
BSc Honors Specialization in Foods & Nutrition from Brescia University College
Successful completion of a dietetic internship with Hamilton Health Sciences
Active member of Dietitians of Canada & the College of Dietitians of Ontario