‘Blood sugar control’
In December of 2014, Stephanie took complete charge of her health. She quit smoking, and began her weight loss journey.
Since then, she has lost 45 pounds, and has gone from a size 22 to 14. Having been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, she has brought her blood sugars in the normal range with her lifestyle changes. She exercises daily, while managing a busy full time job and spending time with her family.
She has learned how to include variety into her diet, and balance in her life, all while achieving consistent progress on her goals.
– Stephanie Thistle, Woodstock
‘I have never been this strong before’
“I knew nutrition was the second piece of the puzzle that I needed, and Nicole didn’t disappoint.
She is genuine, caring and very knowledgeable. She understood what I needed help/support with, and was there anytime I had questions. Instead of giving meal plans (which for me wouldn’t have worked), she helped me understand what foods to eat together, and so much about portions.
She showed me how to break a recipe down, to see how it measured up, along with other small tips and tricks about food, and my relationship with it.
I couldn’t have had the success I’ve had without her, and I’d recommend her to anyone.”
– Lindsay, Fredericton
‘More Energy. More Freedom. Happier!’
“I have completely changed the way I look at things. I feel more freedom, more energy, and I’m happier. I have lost 30lbs in total, and have kept it off. I feel like I owe this new life to you. I feel blessed and am grateful to have you in my life. You saved me!”
– Brenda, New Brunswick
‘It’s an amazing feeling to participate in life!’
“I have the perfect plan since working with Nicole. I have lost 13lbs, I have the confidence, the knowledge, and the tools.
It’s an amazing feeling to participate in life, and not just be a spectator.
I owe it to you Nicole! Thanks for who you are, and what you do!”
– Linda, Alberta
‘I am proud of myself’
“I have struggled with my health for 58 years.
I have tried every diet, lost weight, gained it back, and more.
This time, I am getting the right tools. I am so happy, with tears running down my cheeks, that I took the jump and joined this group.
I am proud of myself.”
– Joan Childs, Manitoba
‘I just wish I had started earlier’
“I feel young, vibrant, healthy, and empowered by the things I have been able to do.
Food used to control me, and I was frozen in my tracks. I didn’t want my weight to prevent me from being a healthy person.
Because of this program and its supportive leader and community I am in a much better space and place!
This program has released me from this prison that I had put myself in. I am happier, I am enjoying myself, and I am unstuck in every way shape and form. I just wish I had started this earlier.”
– Pauline, New Brunswick
‘From the first day, Nicole gave me the motivation and excitement I needed’
I have been battling with trying to eat healthy and properly for such a long time. As we all know, there’s a science to eating properly, but to have the proper information and guidelines can be extremely frustrating.
From the first day, Nicole gave me the motivation and excitement I needed. She was knowledgeable and she had the right skills to put everything into perspective for me.
After 8 weeks, I was down 10 pounds and lost a total of 8 inches. To this day I still use her meal plans to maintain the weight I had lost. If I ever have questions she is there to answer them.
She is there for me and I know she will be there for you.
– Julie Piercy, New Brunswick
‘Can’t thank Nicole enough for all she has done!’
Erica gained a significant amount of weight in University due to a big drop in her physical activity levels from high school. After University, she attempted many fad diets without any success. Her eating and activity was sporadic, and she was desperate for change.
When Erica and started the Nutrition Renewal program, she gradually improved her habits with a realistic plan that included the foods and activities she enjoys. They found solutions to different challenges along the way, and kept persisting toward her goal.
Erica has lost a total of 50 pounds. She says she feels a hundred times better about herself, and her increase in energy has been the biggest difference.
She ENJOYS eating well, and is now easily and effortlessly living a heathy lifestyle. She continues to look toward the next goal with CONFIDENCE that she will keep moving forward.
“Cant thank Nicole enough for all that she has done. My lifestyle has drastically changed and I feel 100X better than I did about myself this time last year.”
– Erica Barnett, Minto
‘The recipes she suggested were simple, delicious and healthy’
I had spent hours upon hours browsing the Internet, trying to understand protein and what it was I needed to get stronger. Nothing seemed to work for me and I wasn’t about to embark on some fad diet that “promised” results in the short term. Finally, I went to Nicole and she create a plan customized just for me based on my exercise routine, my lifestyle, eating habits, food preferences, etc.
I loved how she broke down nutrition jargon and helped me understand what I needed to reach my fitness goals. The great part was the recipes she suggested were simple, delicious and healthy.
I noticed a difference in my strength within just a few short weeks. Today, I continue to follow Nicole’s plan and now know enough to be able to create my own recipes based on the principles she showed me in the plan.
– Katie McDonald, Halifax
‘I would recommend her program to anyone’
I just wanted to send a special shout out to Nicole for all that she has done for me. She showed amazing support through the whole program and was always there when we had questions, lacked motivation or whatever. She has a ton of knowledge but also has that caring quality.
She did more than what was expected and was there for everyone the entire step of the way! She is truly a kind-hearted person that showed so much concern for us all. I have learned a lot more about myself, and a solid education on proper nutrition, long term habits with a lot more motivation than ever.
I thank Nicole so much for the time and effort she put into this and I would recommend her program to anyone.
– Jason Snow (24lbs weight loss in 12 weeks), Fredericton
‘This is what I’ve been waiting and looking for.’
Before I would catch a glimpse of myself, I would feel so discouraged. It was the classic cycle: I’d feel so bad about myself, then feel good, then put the weight back, and feel like a failure. You feel like you’re not worthy of having health. You feel like you don’t deserve it.
I don’t have that feeling of desperation anymore. More than anything, I want to be moving forward. The self loathing is gone. I feel positive. I just didn’t have the right tools before. In 12 weeks, I’ve lost 12 lbs.
This is what I’ve been waiting for and looking for.
– Heather, Nova Scotia
‘Reaching out to you for help was one of the most beneficial things I could have done’
“Just wanted to let you know that I’m doing great, and that I now understand this whole nutrition thing.
Since I started following your guidelines, I’ve seen a big improvement in my performance, health as well as an increase in energy.
Reaching out to you for your help was one of the most beneficial things I could have done.”
– Germain Gautreau, Memramcook
‘The approach worked perfectly. I highly recommend her to anyone.’
I have been battling weight problems for the past 10 years. I lost the drive for exercise and proper eating. I was at an all-time high for weight and had enough.
As luck would have it, I saw a post on Facebook for Nutrition Renewal and loved the concept. I started January 5th and lost eleven pounds in my first 2 weeks. As great as that was; I was more excited about feeling better, eating amazing food and the routine it put me in. I have been given the tools to do this long term. The approach worked perfectly.
Nine months later, I am down nearly 45 pounds, several inches, 2 dress sizes and feel better than ever.
I continue to meet with Nicole every two weeks and excited to start the next program to continue my journey to a healthier me. Nicole’s enthusiasm is hard to match and would highly recommend her to anyone.
– Sarah, Fredericton
‘I couldn’t believe how great I feel while following her guidelines’
After seeing a friend have amazing results and feeling absolutely wonderful- I had to ask what she was doing! She steered me in Nicole’s direction and I started a program with Nicole that fit my needs and my goals. I couldn’t believe how great I felt by eating clean and following her guidelines. My energy level had improved significantly as well as my skin and overall knowledge of food itself!
I had amazing results in inches lost but my biggest success was the way I felt following Nicole’s meal plan (so many delicious recipes still being made to date) and having her coaching along the way! She was always available either via a quick email or text- she really is wonderful and I was happy to have the opportunity to do her program.
Also, enjoyed that she is a registered dietitian and my health care coverage covered most of my cost! Win-win!
– Sabrina Doran, Fredericton