Registered Dietitian | Certified Diabetes Educator | Victoria BC


Rachel Dickens is a Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator and founder of Pacific North Nutrition.

A member of Dietitians of Canada and is registered with the College of Dietitians of British Columbia, she graduated with a Master’s Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from Griffith University in QLD, Australia. After graduating Rachel worked in private practice, diabetes management, and Aboriginal health. Her love for the Pacific Northwest Coast of BC brought her back to Canada to settle in Victoria where she currently works for Island Health in the Diabetes Education Centre.

Rachel has over 7 years of experience working as a Dietitian and loves sharing her knowledge of healthy eating and cooking. She is passionate about the healing powers of food and empowering individuals to reach their health-related goals. She specializes in weight-loss, vegan and vegetarian diets as well as chronic conditions including diabetes, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and heart health.

At Pacific North Nutrition we know you care about the planet too. That’s why we created The Conscious Dietitian, our associated site with information on food sustainability, ethical eating, plant-based nutrition, trending topics, and seasonal recipes.

Nutrition counselling may be covered by third-party health insurance. Find out more here.