Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in health and wellness but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Navita Viveky, Owner of Nav Nutrition and Dietetics, located in Ottawa, ON, Canada.

What's your business, and who are your customers?

I provide nutrition counselling services to people dealing with a different array of nutrition concerns ranging from chronic conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, and managing weight/cholesterol to acute conditions such as Gastro issues and many more. I help guide people to make sustainable and realistic lifestyle changes, making food choices they can adhere to and creating a healthy lifestyle. My expertise also lies in anti-inflammatory foods and South Asian foods.

Tell us about yourself

I am a Registered Dietitian with Doctorate in Human Nutrition. I am passionate about helping people make healthy lifestyle choices and enjoy their quality of life! The idea of being able to help create a positive impact in someone’s life motivates me to keep doing my job!

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

Being able to see people getting healthier, getting control of their life, and feeling happy with their lifestyle!

What's one of the hardest things that come with being a business owner?

Sometimes working after hours to accommodate schedules, but that’s also the fun part of meeting new clients.

What are the top tips you'd give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business today?

  1. Start today. Do not wait for a magical day to happen!
  2. Show up no matter what!
  3. Keep doing your best without getting anxious about the outcome. Things fall in place eventually!

Is there anything else you'd like to share?

Please visit my website to know more about me. If you are on social media, please share some love!

Where can people find you and your business?


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