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Jennifer Broxterman

MSc, RD, Pn1

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Jennifer Broxterman, MSc, RD, earned her Bachelor of Science from Queen’s University and her Masters of Science from Western University. A Precision Nutrition certified coach, she’s an active member of the Dietitians of Canada and The College of Dietitians of Ontario.

While in school, Broxterman competed in ice hockey and crew on the varsity level. More recently, she has competed at the Canadian level as a CrossFit Regional individual athlete.

Broxterman loves nerding out and reads countless scientific journal articles and between 20-50 books a year related to nutrition, exercise, behavior change psychology, and self-improvement. She also regularly attends professional development workshops and conferences to help her be the best coach she can be for her clients.

Find Jennifer Broxterman:

Website: https://www.nutritionrx.ca/


Articles by Jennifer Broxterman, MSc, RD, PN1

Man spooning food from a bowl onto a plate at the kitchen table.

Plant-based nutrition: A complete guide for vegetarians, pescatarians, flexitarians, and more.

This article will clear up the confusion around plant-based diets.

Closeup of a person gripping their stomach with the outline of the intestines in a red circle.

Food sensitivity tests: Which ones REALLY work?

Find out if you have a food sensitivity: From IgG tests to free at-home tests, this guide shows you the best way to identify foods that make you feel bad.

Closeup of bowls of potato chips, crackers, cookies and candies.

Manufactured deliciousness:
Why you can’t stop overeating (plus 3 strategies to get control).

You know the feeling: One salty crunch turns into 100, and suddenly you’re licking the cheese dust and wondering: What’s wrong with me? Actually, it’s normal to feel like you can’t stop overeating certain things. Today's hyperpalatable processed food is creating a modern-day food crisis — one that’s leaving us feeling sick, out of control, and constantly craving more. Here’s how it works, plus 3 ways to overcome it.

Illustration of the spheres of control. The most inner sphere is labelled "total control" includes my actions, my mindset, and my effort. The middle sphere is labelled "some control" includes my schedule, anticipating daily challenges, and my home and work environment. The outside sphere labelled "No Control" includes weather, shoe size, and body size.

Low thyroid diet strategies that actually work.

What’s the best diet plan for mild hypothyroidism or Hashimoto thyroiditis? Use these 10 nutrition and lifestyle strategies to boost weight loss, energy, and overall health.

Nutrition for seniors:
7 lifestyle strategies to stay strong, healthy, and independent longer.

Forgetting things, feeling incapable, grappling with loneliness, and maybe not enjoying daily life? Aging is inevitable, but these symptoms don’t have to be. Whether you’re noticing them in yourself, or coaching someone who is, here’s what you need to know about the importance of lifestyle and nutrition for seniors — plus 7 effective strategies to live not just longer, but better.

Why you can’t stop overeating junk food. Plus 7 ways to get control. [Infographic]

Can’t resist the chips… the cookies… the ice cream? Actually, it’s normal to feel like you can’t stop overeating certain types of foods. Processed foods, in particular, are explicitly designed to be hyperpalatable and irresistible. Here’s how it works — and what to do about it.