Lisa’s Story

Lisa’s Story

Lisa Tsakos is a nationally recognized nutritional consultant and educator, author, and co-author of MedeXN’s Natural Nutrition Coach Certificate Program. She founded her company, Nu-Vitality Health & Wellness, in 1998 to provide natural nutrition and wellness support to businesses and organizations across Canada. She has presented thousands of nutrition seminars to clients which have included the Toronto Police Service, Telus Mobility, the University Health Network and many more. Lisa partners with corporate wellness providers, including GoodLife Workplace WellnessDempster WellnessWorkingWell and more.

Lisa has taught nutrition at the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition (CSNN), Centennial College, the Transformational Arts College, and the Canadian College of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine. In 2020, Lisa co-authored MedeXN’s Natural Nutrition Coach Certificate Program.

Additionally, she has taught natural food cooking workshops and authored two books before co-writing Unjunk Your Junk Food: Healthy Alternatives to Conventional Snacks (Simon & Schuster, December 2011).

Over the years, Lisa has been featured on the Discovery Channel, Wylde on Health, The Better Show (nationally syndicated across the U.S.), and other television programs. She has been interviewed on numerous Canadian and American radio programs and is a contributor to various websites, including, The Healthy Shopper, and blogs on The Huffington Post Canada. Her articles have appeared in many magazines and newspapers around the world.

In 2016, Lisa was the very proud recipient of CSNN’s Lifetime Achievement Award.


Nu-Vitality provides customized on-site nutrition and healthy eating programs that can help your organization increase productivity and decrease absenteeism. Since 1998, Nu-Vitality Programs have helped employees across Canada lose thousands of pounds, improve their health, better manage stress and sleep, and increase productivity at work. With three core offerings:

  • Nutrition-based seminars
  • On-site healthy eating programs, and
  • Weight loss challenges

Nu-Vitality has a Program that will fit your budget and business environment.

Our clients consist of over 100 organizations across Canada that include private, public and voluntary sectors as well as Employee Assistance Providers. Nu-Vitality is pleased to partner with:

  • GoodLife Fitness – Corporate Wellness
  • I Promise Performance
  • Dempster Corporate Wellness and Ergonomic Consulting
  • WorkingWell
  • Health Systems Group

Nu-Vitality has provided educational seminars, proprietary nutrition programs and follow-up care with such organizations as

  • Toronto Police Service
  • National Quality Institute (NQI)
  • TDL Group (Tim Horton’s)
  • Bic Inc. Canada
  • Capital One
  • Telus Mobility
  • Zenon Environmental (GE)
  • University Health Network (UHN)
  • Eli Lilly Canada
  • Ontario Trillium Foundation
  • Durham Regional Police
  • Canadian Tire
  • Town of Richmond Hill
  • City of Oshawa
  • Town of Markham
  • County of Wellington