Joy Y. Kiddie, MSc, RD


I’m Joy Kiddie, a full-time Registered Dietitian (RD) with a post-graduate degree in Human Nutrition. I have been in private practice in the greater Vancouver area since 2008 and my areas of practice includes Routine Services, Digestive Health, as well as Therapeutic Diets.

In 2024, I was honored to be recognized as one of Coquitlam’s top three businesses for weight loss, as well as the #1 Best Rated nutritionist in Coquitlam. I am passionate about helping people feel better and to restore their health.

I am licensed in British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario and provide routine services including healthy eating, weight management (loss or gain), improving high cholesterol, blood sugar and pressure, and markers of fatty liver disease. These services are available using a variety of dietary patterns, including low carb and keto.

I help adults of all ages reduce the health risks associated with conditions that run in their family, and I frequently provide routine services to couples and  multiple members of the same family. While I assess each person’s nutritional needs individually, Meal Plans are designed to complement each other — eliminating the need to prepare different meals.

I provide digestive health services to individuals with food allergies, food sensitivities, as well as those newly diagnosed with celiac disease, Crohn’s disease, or various types of colitis.

I offer customized support for women’s health including prenatal and post partum nutrition, PCOS, as well as menopause management for ‘women of a certain age’ and provide a range of services related to men’s health, with nearly half of my clients being men. I have dedicated services for healthy older adults who seek to stay that way, including maintaining a healthy body weight and retaining muscle and bone mass as they age. 

I also have several years experience designing therapeutic ketogenic diets as adjunct treatment for some physical health conditions, and more recently as adjunct therapy in mental health. While therapeutic ketogenic diets have similarities to keto diets used for weight loss and improved blood sugar, they are also very different. You can learn about this under Therapeutic Diets, below. 

I also offer specialized services to support those with Mast Cell Activation Disorder/Syndrome and some types of Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (hEDS). 

I believe that there is no one-size-fits-all approach, but that Nutrition is BetterByDesign©.


I specialize in multicultural Meal Plans and have in-depth knowledge of the food and cultural practices from many regions of Asia and South Asia, North Africa, the Caribbean, Middle East and the Mediterranean.


I offer three categories of services.


I offer four types of routine services.

The Complete Assessment Package and Comprehensive Dietary Package are two packages for those seeking to eat healthier, as well as for weight management, improving blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar, and the markers of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. The difference between the two packages is that the Comprehensive Dietary Package provides an additional two 1/2-hour follow up visits at a cost savings from taking them on an hourly basis.

The Healthy Aging Package is for healthy adults who strive to stay that way. For those with clinical conditions or lab test results that are out of range, the Comprehensive Dietary Package would be a comparable and appropriate package.

I also offer two types of Hourly Services.

Complete Assessment Package

Comprehensive Dietary Package

Healthy Aging Package

Hourly Services

here to read about each of these services.



I offer specialized packages for individuals struggling with the symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), which includes but is not limited to a low FODMAP diet.

I provide support for individuals with food allergies, food sensitivities, as well as those newly diagnosed with Crohn’s disease, various types of colitis, and celiac disease and dietary support for SIBO.

I currently offer the following four digestive health services;

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Package 

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Package 

Celiac Disease Management Package 

Food Sensitivity / Food Allergy Package 

here to read about each of these packages.



I currently offer two therapeutic diets for women’s health (PCOS and menopause management), along with therapeutic ketogenic diets for mental and physical health.

For clients seeking highly specialized services not covered by existing packages, I offer the Customized Nutrition Package.

I currently offer the following four packages;

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

Menopause Management Package

Therapeutic Ketogenic Diets (physical, mental health)

Customized Nutrition Package 

Click on this link to read about these services or get started by clicking on the “book an appointment” button, below.



I am honored to have been recognized as one of Coquitlam’s top three businesses for weight loss in 2024.

I am very appreciative for the consistently high reviews I have received on Google from former clients, and I continue to strive for excellence in the services that I provide.



In British Columbia, anyone can call themselves a “nutritionist” without
specific training or qualifications. “Nutritionists” are not the same as Dietitians.

Dietitians are certified nutrition professionals registered with the regulatory body in the province(s) where they practice. Their professional practice is subject to oversight and regulation ensuring a high standard of care.

I am a Registered Dietitian licensed to practice in British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario. 

Published Researcher

I was the lead researcher on a clinical study in mental health nutrition. The link is available under the “About Me” tab.

Food for Thought is where you’ll find the most recent of the ~200 referenced articles that I’ve written about various topics in my areas of practice.


Virtual Registered Dietitian Practice

Dietitian on a call; from weight loss or weight gain, type 2 diabetes, menopause, digestive health and ketogenic (keto) diets.

    • > 10 years experience providing virtual Dietitian services across Canada
    • 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


If you are ready to get started and want to book an appointment, or would like to learn about pricing, payment options, and clinical hours, please click the button below. 

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