Rika Mansingh, RD, B.Sc. Dietetics (UNP), PG.Dip.Diet (UKZN), DCEP (CA), is a Registered Dietician in BC and bestselling author of the book, “The Empowered Mind Diet Equation—Get to the Best Version of Yourself Via Diet & Mind.” She received her Bachelor of Science in Dietetics Degree (2002) and Postgraduate Diploma in Dietetics (2003) at the University of Natal in South Africa and pursued her career as both a clinical dietician at various hospitals and as a consultant dietician in private practice. Rika moved to Canada in 2008 and completed further studies in Dietetics (DCEP), obtained her full registration with the College of Dieticians of British Columbia and is a proud member of Dietitians of Canada.
Rika is currently working as a consultant dietician in private practice, a clinical dietitian in long term care and as a media dietitian. She offers individual/group nutrition counseling sessions to clients interested in health promotion and disease prevention. Rika has over 18 years of experience in the dietetic profession and has written articles for newspapers, magazines and newsletters and broadcast on radio shows in Canada and her home country South Africa.
Rika has also featured in numerous TV segments on JOY TV Canada, focusing on nutrition and empowering the mind. Rika has conducted Nutrition Store Tours at numerous locations in the Fraser Valley and engaged in public speaking events currently focusing on the critical link between diet and the mind. Most recently Rika was invited to speak at the Gluten Free Expo, Canada’s largest gluten-free event at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Rika has always displayed a sound interest in nutrition and the effects of nutritional practices on health and well-being and is committed to supporting, educating and motivating clients to achieve their nutrition goals for improved overall health.