ASHLEY FESTER, CHNC
Ashley is Board Certified in Practical Holistic Nutrition with the Canadian Association of Holistic Nutrition Professionals (CAHN-Pro) and holds both a Culinary diploma and a diploma in Natural Nutrition from the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition (CSNN).
Raised in Edmonton, Ashley studied, World Religion, English and Fine Arts at Concordia University in Edmonton and Film Studies in Montreal, becoming an acclaimed filmmaker.
The unforeseen tragedy of her father’s declining health from lung cancer focused her interest in Natural Medicine. As a result, she encountered Canada’s pioneer integrator of Western, Traditional and Complementary Medicine, Acupuncturist, Dr. Steven Aung. Aung was impressed by her knowledge and encouraged her to continue her studies.
Ashley believes that health is an expression of the physical, mental, emotional & environmental aspects of our lives. “The Good Life” philosophy, an individual in society who tends to live the good life is one who is truly happy in one’s own life, Plato. Many of us struggle with how to live in the presence of chronic disease or other health concerns, and require further guidance & unbiased knowledge that will help achieve our goals.
Ashley's Set-For-Life Assessment includes an evaluation of, current blood work, blood type, family history, medications been taken, dietary choices & lifestyle activities. The information gathered helps the centre to create a tailor-made roadmap for clients so they can achieve their health goals.
Ashley works along side Doctors and other healthcare professionals. She uses a natural approach to health that employs: science & evidence-based techniques for diet, lifestyle and supplementation.
Ashley’s certification gives her the ability to make recommendations to clients at all ages and stages of life.
WHAT IS HOLISTIC NUTRITION?
Holistic Nutrition is a natural approach to health that uses evidence-based techniques for diet, lifestyle.
A combination of Medical Journals, Case Studies and Science.
Our health is an expression of the physical and chemical, mental and emotional, and environmental aspects of our lives.
The Good Life Assessment provides clients with the knowledge required to achieve life-satisfaction and flourish. Complete with: Diet Choices, Lifestyle Activities, Mind Body Insights. All aimed at achieving physical vitality & mental gusto.
DO ANY OF THESE APPLY TO YOU?
I have life-long aliments & I’m fed up with them.
I have a new diagnosis, a condition or chronic disease & I want help alongside my Doctor.
I desire more life vitality inside & out. Walk easier. Feel happier. Look better.
My partner & I want to get pregnant – how do we prepare for that?
My hereditary / family’s illnesses have me worried. I want my own path.
Prevention OR Management: Cancer, Alzheimer’s, Diabetes, Osteoporosis ...
My child is sick, our doctor isn’t sure how to help us further
& we need help finding a solution.
I eat well, but I am gaining weight or can’t seem to loose weight. Why?!