Hi I’m Adelia!

I believe that having a healthy relationship with food is more important than what you eat. A healthy relationship with food includes positive eating behaviours and enjoyable mealtimes, and can often lead to a happier you.

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About Adelia Jacobs, RD (she/her)

Adelia is a registered dietitian committed to empowering families to achieve their nutrition goals through her wealth of knowledge and expertise. Adelia has experience working clinically in a variety of areas in a children’s hospital, and has completed a master’s degree in human nutrition in addition to her education to become a dietitian. Specializing in overall wellbeing and client-centered care, she prioritizes building strong relationships with her clients and tailoring nutrition recommendations to meet their unique needs and goals. Adelia’s approach emphasizes evidence-based practices, and positive mealtime strategies to support sustainable changes and improved health outcomes. With experience working across diverse populations, including infants, toddlers, children, and adolescents, she is passionate about supporting individuals and families in making informed choices about their health. Outside of her practice, Adelia enjoys baking, reading, and spending time outdoors with her family and friends. 

Adelia’s Areas of Practice

  • Infant nutrition (introducing solids, allergies)
  • Pediatrics (picky eating, positive mealtimes, food literacy/food skills, allergies)
  • Adults (general nutrition)

Professional Background

  • Master of Science (MSc) in Human Nutrition – UBC, Bachelor of Science, Food, Nutrition and Health, Major in Dietetics (BSc) – UBC, Registered Dietitian (RD).
  • Experience working as a pediatric dietitian in various areas at a children’s hospital.Attended various webinars and short courses included ones focused on FPIES, preventing food allergies in infants, and the BC Pediatric Nutrition Guidelines.
  • Adelia has presented and attended various conferences:
    • North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference (2023) – Oral Presentation focused on plateaued growth in an infant; poster presentation focused on pancreatic insufficiency.
    • Dietitians of Canada National Conference (2023) – Poster presentation focused on Canadians consumption of foods that meet Health Canada’s proposed front-of-label policy.
    • BC Children’s Research Institute Evidence to Innovation Conference (2023) – Poster presentation focused on the association of dietary quality with death and heart disease.
    • North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference (2022) – Attendee.
    • International Congress of Dietetics (2021) – Poster presentation focused on the development of a dietary pattern calculator.
    • Dietitians of Canada National Conference (2019) – Attendee.

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