Nanci S. Guest PhD, RD, CSCS
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Department of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
Dr. Nanci Guest is a registered dietitian (sport focus) and a strength and conditioning coach working in private practice for over two decades. She completed two Bachelor of Science degrees and a Master of Science degree at the University of British Columbia, in the areas of agricultural science, kinesiology and nutritional sciences. Her doctoral research focused on nutrigenomics and athletic performance, at the University of Toronto, where she also received the 2019 Dr. Michael C. Archer Award for Research Excellence. She continues her post-doctoral research in this area, in addition to plant-based nutrition. She has published her research in top journals, and given dozens of invited talks in Canada, the USA and Europe. She teaches college-level sport nutrition and is a global consultant to professional and amateur athletes and teams. She was the Head Dietitian at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics and Toronto 2015 Pan Am games and has helped to prepare athletes for several past Olympics.