Registered Dietician and Director of Food and Nutrition at Medcan
As one of Canada's leading nutritionists, Leslie has operated a successful private practice in the heart of downtown Toronto since 1989. Working as a Registered Dietitian (RD) she has helped thousands of individuals achieve their nutrition and diet goals. At Medcan, Leslie offers clients dietary advice, personalized meal plans and science-based recommendations on the use of nutritional supplements.
Leslie is recognized by the media as an authority on nutrition and food issues and is an experienced communicator in television, radio and print media. She writes a weekly column in The Globe and Mail, Canada’s national newspaper and is a regular contributor to CTV news. Leslie’s nutrition advice can also be heard every week on Montreal’s CJAD Radio's Andrew Carter Show.
Leslie is the best-selling author of 12 books (Penguin Canada): The Plant-Based Power Diet, Leslie Beck's Healthy Kitchen, Leslie Beck's Longevity Diet, The Complete A-Z Nutrition Encyclopedia, The Complete Nutrition Guide for Women, Heart Healthy Foods for Life, Foods that Fight Disease, The No-Fail Diet, Healthy Eating for Preteens and Teens, Leslie Beck’s Nutrition Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy, The Complete Nutrition Guide to Menopause, and 10 Steps to Healthy Eating.