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Lorene Sauro

Freelance Article Writer & Blog Writer

Location:Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada
2 Skills
I am passionate about food and health. I have 20 years exeprience as a holisitc nutritionist and food profesional and am well-versed in the new technology that now makes writng and published so accessible to everyone. I enjoy informal and formal writing style and I am a great re-writer.

Professional Background

Writer, holistic nutritionist, counselor, food professional, recipe developer, organic advocate and speaker for 12 years in the health industry, teacher, trainer and counsellor for clients, students, consumers and professionals.

Teacher: The Canadian School of Natural Nutrition, 2000 to present

Author: A Pastry Queen Goes Green, The Secret to Loving Food and Living Well, The Loving Food Living Well Cookbook

Writer and Editor: The CAHN-Pro Nutrition News and Views, 2009 to present


Holistic Nutritionist and Counselor: Private practice, 2002 to 2011

Pastry Chef and Food Professional for 20 years developing recipes and private label products for retailers and major corporate brands

Skill Highlights

• Client-Centered Nutrition Program • Microsoft Word
• Recipe Development • Microsoft Excel
• Public Speaking • Microsoft Publisher
• Food and Nutrition Writing • Nutrition Counseling
• Computer/ Website Management • Customer Service
• Course Development • HAACP Manufacturing Procedures
• Sales and Marketing • Book and Training Manual Author
• Teaching and Training
• Article and Blog Writer

Professional Experience


January 2010 to Current

The Canadian Association of Holistic Nutrition Professionals – Toronto, Ontario

Developed and run a board certification program for holistic nutritionists. Edit and write the CAHN-Pro newsletters and promotional materials. Provide food and nutrition research for all projects and print materials, Website manager. Create professional upgrading programs and training for members of the profession. Plan events and seminars. Develop nutrition protocols and presentations for nutrition projects. Develop power point presentations and book speakers for corporate seminars. Key presenter for corporate, consumer and nutrition professional seminars.


September 2000 to Current

The Canadian School of Natural Nutrition – Richmond Hill, Ontario

Teaching various nutrition courses to help prepare students to be registered holistic nutritionists, work with head office as part of curriculum development, participate in examinations of students, provide nutrition research for courses

Holistic Nutrition Private Practice 2000-2011

Provided nutrition and lifestyle counselling for clients in their homes or work environments to custom design the program for their needs, networked with other practitioners and made referrals, participated and co-ordinated participants in the Holistic Nutrition Pilot Study on Non-Insulin Dependant Diabetes.

Retail Sales Assistant

July 2000 to May 2007

Natural Life Health Market – Thornhill, Ontario

Assisted and counselled customers and clients with nutrition, lifestyle options, supplement and food purchases, organized and led seminars and workshops, worked with owners and supplement/food company representatives for purchasing items for the store,

Pastry Chef and Food Professional

June 2000 to September 2006

Elite Sweets – Concord, Ontario

Developed products for President's Choice, Cadburys, Master's Choice and Sobey's Our Compliments. Designed and implemented the manufacturing procedures and trained the staff to produce the products

Co-Owner and Baker

May 1987 to July 1999

Cakes & Ayle Ltd – Concord, Ontario

Develop and manufactured wholesale cakes and dessert items for restaurants, gourmet stores and major retailers. Organized employees and managed production of all products, Managed inventory, purchasing and customer service. Worked with the sales team to develop sales strategy and met with key account buyers. Organized and participated in sales and marketing promotions and events. Developed products for Presidents Choice.

Education and Training

The Canadian School of Natural Nutrition 1999

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Holistic Nutrition

Registered Holistic Nutritionist

Diploma program to become a professional holistic nutritionist

The Beverly Burge School of Cordon Bleu 1987

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Cooking and Baking

Cordon Bleu Certificate

Learned the basics of French cooking and baking techniques for all types of items: soups, stews, entrees, breads, salads and desserts

University of Waterloo 1985

Waterloo, Ontario, Canada


Bachelor of Arts


Director, Canadian Association of Holistic Nutrition Professionals (CAHN-Pro)
Author, A Pastry Queen Goes Green
Editor and Writer, CAHN-Pro Nutrition News and Views
Co-Founder of the Canadian Holistic Nutrition Conference
Past- President of the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition Alumni Association
Past-President of Knives and Forks -Advocates of Organic Agriculture (now known as Organic Advocates)


Board Certified in Practical Holistic Nutrition


CSNN Alumni Association

Canadian Association of Holistic Nutrition Professionals
Skills (2) Rating
Article Writing
Blog Writing