BetterByDesign Nutrition

Are you looking for support to improve your health, or the health of a loved one? I can help.

I am Joy Kiddie and I’m a Registered Dietitian from Coquitlam, British Columbia.   I have a post graduate degree in Human Nutrition and have been in private practice since 2008, and I am passionate about helping people feel better, recover their health, and achieve and maintain a healthy body weight.

I am experienced supporting those who have been diagnosed with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) such as Crohn’s and  Ulcerative Colitis,   Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Celiac disease, as well as those with food allergies and food sensitivities.   I also have years of experience helping people successfully lose weight and keep it off  without always feeling hungry, or having to weigh and measure food. I would be glad to support you in your weight and health recovery journey.

I also provide nutrition education related to improving symptoms related to gout, early Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), kidney stones, GERD, migraine, diverticulosis, hiatus hernia,   histamine or tyramine intolerance, as well as improving gut health. Detailed information about the various packages and hourly consultations I provide is available under the services tab.

I offer a range of evidence-based approaches including vegetarian, pescatarian, a Mediterranean diet, and have over 5 years experience providing low carb and ketogenic (keto) diets — both the classic low carb high fat approach, and a higher protein approach. I see clients of all ages — from children and youth, as well as young and older adults.

I can guide you through the various dietary options and help you to select the best approach for you, and will tailor services to your specific clinical, cultural and nutritional needs.

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Virtual Nutrition Practice

  • > 10 years experience providing virtual Dietitian services
  • Uses secure HIPAA- and PIPEDA-compliant telehealth software
    • no software to download
    • no registration needed
    • click and connect
  • Meet at your convenience
  • Detailed receipts make it easy to submit for reimbursement to extended benefit providers
  • password-protected client portal with all needed information in one place

Dietitian Extended Benefits Coverage

Did you know that 70% of Canadians have extended benefits that cover visits to a Dietitian such as myself?

Most insurers in Canada cover Dietitian services in their standard plans.

Get the most value from your extended benefits by getting started now.

Relevant & Relatable Dietitian

I am familiar with foods, ingredients and eating style of several Asian, South Asian, North African / Middle Eastern and Mediterranean countries, so I will provide you with nutrition services in a culturally relevant manner.


Dietitian Clinical Hours

Clinical hours are weekdays 9:00 AM to 5:00* PM PT
*3:00 PM on Fridays

Earlier appointments can be arranged on some days, and many find it very convenient to meet with me over their lunch breaks.

Interjurisdictional Practice

I am licensed to provide dietetic services in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, and temporarily licenced in Saskatchewan (and will take out full-time membership, if there is a demand). I am also approved by the College of Dietitians of Manitoba to provide virtual services to clients in that province.  

I have also been granted permission by the Nova Scotia Dietetic Association, New Brunswick Association of Dietitians, and the Newfoundland & Labrador College of Dietitians to provide virtual services to people in those provinces, in accordance with the requirements for interjurisdictional practice. I am regulated by my membership in other provincial regulatory bodies to provide Dietitian services to people in the Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut.

Set Up a Telehealth Call

It’s as easy as 1 – 2 – 3

  1. Decide on your services
  2. Send in the intake form and book an appointment
  3. Pay by credit card or e-transfer

Please note: At this time, all services are provided via a secure telehealth portal.


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