lexandra Karagiannis is a Nutrition and Health Consultant registered with the Canadian Association of Natural Nutritional Clinical Practitioners, as well as the Founder and Owner of PureSense Health Inc. in Calgary, Alberta. She’s completed the Nutrition Management Program at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology in 2002.
Alexandra started in her field on the more clinical side of nutrition at various extended care facilities as a Dietary Technician. She then turned her focus onto working with many health and weight management clinics soon finding that nutrition and weight management was where her passion lied. Working one-on-one with clients and helping them reach their goals was something she wanted to dedicate her time to.
Alexandra has often been interviewed by Shaw TV, CBC News, The Wheel and Metro News. She holds over thirteen years of experience in the field of weight management, nutrition and health and is wholeheartedly dedicated to inspiring her clients to achieve optimum health and wellness.
Working with each client individually allows Alexandra to help her clients reach their personal nutrition goals and achieve optimal health through proper nutrition and healthy lifestyle counselling.
One can easily get caught up in the rush of day to day life and forget to focus on themselves. PureSense Health provides professional, effective, tools and advice to help clients achieve positive results. The less complicated nutrition is, the easier it becomes to rid ourselves of bad habits, and start incorporating positive lifestyle changes.
Through your sessions at PureSense Health, we’ll focus on education around nutritional requirements, intuitive eating, and positive habit formation. You will learn to make healthy choices while at the same time, nourish your body and mind.
We believe everyone should live their life energized and with a positive outlook on their health and well-being!
We are proud to provide nutrition counselling services for all your health and wellness needs. Did you know, the services of a Natural Nutritional Clinical Practitioner (NNCP) could be covered under your group insurance plan. Insurance providers such as iA Financial Group, Greenshield Canada, Manulife and Blue Cross Alberta all provide coverage under nutrition counselling. Check with your insurance provider to see if you are covered and give us a call!
A NNCP is defined as:
A holistic/natural nutritional practitioner is a health professional who assesses health and vitality in the natural context of a client’s whole life experience, including their physical, emotional, social and environmental circumstances, and who uses nutritional choices, supplements, education and lifestyle modifications in a non-invasive way to empower clients towards self-healing, increased health and maximized vitality.
No one-size fits all approach — every client is considered to be unique and individual.
The person as a whole is always taken into account.
Nutritional deficiencies, insufficiencies and excesses are examined and addressed using the positive attributes of nutrients.
Tools of the trade centre on whole, natural food and supplements without harmful additives, with an eye on environmentally sound alternatives.
Concentration is on preventing poor health or reestablishing good health, catching imbalances in the early stages, but diagnosis and treatment are not part of the Scope of Practice.
An effective and lasting approach.
Education of the client is of primary importance.
Guidance so that the client remains in control of his/her own well-being.
Latest available research and clinical evidence is used to develop a personalized health plan based on individualized health goals.
A practical approach focusing on food choices, lifestyle changes and supplement suggestions, expressed in terms that any client, regardless of knowledge level, can easily understand.