The food we eat plays a major role in our overall health and well-being. Eating a balanced and nutritious diet helps our bodies to function at their best and reduces our risk of developing chronic diseases. At Happy Kids Nutrition Academy, we believe that kids deserve to learn about nutrition in a fun and engaging way. That’s why we’ve developed a series of classes that are specifically designed for kids. Our team of dietitians have years of experience working with kids of all ages and are passionate about teaching them about the importance of good nutrition. If you’re looking for a fun and educational activity for your kids, look no further than our nutrition classes!
Meet the Team
A team of well-experienced dietitians helping your child in optimal health and longevity with hands-on learning and our interactive lessons.
Erin Madden, BSc AHN (Dietetics)
Erin Madden is the founder and CEO of Happy Kids Nutrition Academy. Erin graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Human Nutrition from Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax, NS. With over 10 years of experience in the nutrition and fitness industry, she has a well-rounded skillset that encompasses evidence-based nutrition principles and an understanding of food and ingredients. She is continually inspired by food and its ability to promote overall wellness.
Erin enjoys CrossFit, swimming, hiking, and cooking. Her favorite foods are Thai cuisine and chocolate! She has two cats named Whiskers and Tallica.
Michelle Levesque, RD
Michelle is a registered dietitian with a Bachelor of Science in Applied Human Nutrition from Mount Saint Vincent University. She also has a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of New Brunswick. Michelle is particularly interested in nutrition for the management and prevention of illness, meal planning for sport and exercise, as well as sustainable food systems. When she’s not working, you’ll probably find Michelle golfing, reading, or testing out new recipes (with her cat Winnie supervising, of course)!
Grace Anderson, RD
Grace Anderson is a registered dietitian who holds a bachelor’s degree in Applied Human Nutrition from Mount Saint Vincent University, where she also minored in Chemistry. In addition, Grace has a Bachelor of Business Administration from St. Francis Xavier University. Grace is passionate about educating others on how to use nutrient-rich ingredients to fuel their bodies for exercise, sports, and everyday activities. When she’s not practicing dietetics, Grace enjoys reading non-fiction books, playing sports, running, and spending time with her friends, family, and puppy, Kygo.
Yue Li, RD, MSc AHN (c)
Yue is a registered dietitian and holds a master’s degree in applied human nutrition. A green thumb chef at heart, she is passionate about nutrition education and believes that it’s important for people of all ages to have a good understanding of food and nutrition.
Yue has a lot of experience working with different age groups and loves being able to share her knowledge with others.