Bio

Jennifer Sygo is a dietitian, writer, author, and professional speaker specializing in prevention and performance.  

After completing an undergraduate degree in Biochemistry at McMaster University, Jennifer went on to obtain a Masters of Science in Human Biology and Nutritional Sciences from the University of Guelph.  Jennifer now serves as a dietitian in private practice at Cleveland Clinic Canada, where she provides clients with evidence-based solutions for wellness, disease prevention, and optimal performance. 

A leading sport nutritionist, Jennifer is a service provider for the Canadian Sport Centre Ontario and the Coaching Association of Canada. In her practice, she has worked with athletes ranging from the recreational level to Olympic and world medalists, as well as professional athletes in the NHL, CFL, and Major League Baseball. In 2012, Jennifer served as the team dietitian for Canada’s rhythmic gymnastics group prior to the Olympic Games in London.  Jennifer also consults for several community-based organizations advocating for children's and adolescent health, including FitSpirit and the Toronto Blue Jays Jays Care Foundation and Community Outreach programs.   

Jennifer is a popular and provocative speaker and seminar leader, and a member of the National Speaker's Bureau.  She has provided presentations and keynote addresses on for organizations including Dietitians of Canada, Kellogg’s, GE, and RBC, and her nutrition expertise is regularly featured in the media, including CBC News and Radio, CanadaAM, and CTV NewsChannel.  She is a regular contributor to Oxygen Magazine, and her nutrition column appears in the Health section of the National Post every Tuesday.  In 2011, Jennifer was featured as the nutrition expert as part of the documentary Run, Run Revolution, a part of the CBC’s acclaimed Live Right Now Series.  In 2012, Jennifer's first e-book, "Unmasking Superfoods", was published by the National Post and Harper Collins.

Outside of her work, Jennifer is an avid athlete and sports enthusiast, and a proud mother of two young (and very busy!) boys.

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Based on the evaluation of our conference, Jennifer was ranked at the highest level possible – 5 out of 5! Jennifer has an exuberance that is catching, and she knows her stuff so very well. I believe that she could have talked for an hour longer, and there would not have been a single complaint. We would very much thank Jennifer and you for making her presentation a tremendous success!”

- Food Industry President and CEO