Mary Pearson


Nutrition & Lifestyle Coach

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Mary’s passion is to empower people with the knowledge and resources to eat well, live well and age optimally.
With social science and business degrees from Wilfrid Laurier University, in midlife, a family wellness challenge inspired her to go back to school.
She became registered as a nutritionist, certified as a personal trainer and coach practitioner.
Mary was trained to look at the whole person before prescribing a customized nutrition and lifestyle protocol, designed to enhance health and prevent disease.

Today she is a published wellness author, researcher and speaker who has:

  • Taught continuing education to fitness professionals
  • Conducted individual wellness consultations and lunch & learns in the corporate health field
  • Delegated on behalf of concerned residents for health related policy change, and
  • Taken part in a live television show on the prevention of weight gain over the holiday season.

Mary is a member in good standing of the International Organization of Nutritional Consultants (IONC) and CanFitPro.


Why cant I lose weight
Why can’t I lose weight?

Are you more confused than ever about what to eat? Do you find you are eating substantially less, exercising a whole lot more and not shedding a single pound? This is a recurring theme in mid life, and sadly even in youth today. The average North American consumes nearly a ton of food annually – literally. So…

Food for Healthy Mom and Baby
Food for Healthy Mom and Baby

Contrary to popular belief, you do not have to “eat for two” when expecting. In fact, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), the average woman needs only an extra 200-300 calories per day, starting in the third month. That’s not much more than a hand full of walnuts and a banana. The quality of those calories however,…

Becoming part of a team

After ten years of working independently, I have decided to join a team of like-minded health care professionals at the Natural Health Clinic of Halton (NHC). My vision is to help create a health care system that addresses underlying cause of disease and inspires prevention. We can be victims when ill-informed. A more sustainable health care system empowers…

Top 3 daily habits to consider for 2017
Top 3 daily habits to consider for 2017

It can take anywhere from 18 to 254 days to form a new habit according to research published in European Journal of Social Psychology in 2010. The researchers also found that missing the odd opportunity to perform the behaviour may not materially affect the habit formation process. By stating that it takes only 21 or…