Erin Branco, Registered Dietitian
Erin is a Registered Dietitian and co-owner of Branco Nutrition. She has worked with a focus in food and nutrition for the past 5 years through family-focused community kitchens, clinical nutrition and patient and retail food service.
Erin has two Bachelors of Science degrees with Honours from UBC in Food, Nutrition and Health, with majors both in Nutritional Sciences and Dietetics. She completed her dietetic internship in Northern Health and the Provincial Health Services Authority. She also received a diploma in Nutrition and Food Service Management from Langara College and is a professional member of Dietitians of Canada.
With a passion for growing and cooking food, she enjoys engaging community members in all stages of life around the nutritional benefits of eating well. Food is more than just fuel, and she enjoys creating realistic and attainable goals with clients, balancing goals with their lifestyle and love of food.
Paulo Branco, Nutrition Coach
Paulo is the co-owner of and nutrition coach with Branco Nutrition. Paulo’s nutrition and fitness story starts in his early 20s where he struggled to put on muscle. After inconsistent workouts, lackluster nutrition and minimal results he enrolled in a year long program with Precision Nutrition where he gained over 20lbs of muscle onto his small frame. His consistency, dedication and results landed him a role with the following cohort as a mentor and coaching assistant with Precision Nutrition. The experience of guiding clients on a similar path developed a passion for helping others to become the best versions of themselves. He then completed his certification in Sports and Exercise Nutrition with Precision Nutrition (Pn1) rounding out his experience and knowledge.
His philosophy in nutrition coaching is centered around sustainable habitual changes over a period of time, understanding that you have real life to live with real challenges. He avoids crash diets, fads and hype methods and focuses on effective, balanced approaches to achieve his clients’ goals.
Paulo is also a certified CrossFit Level 1 Trainer, completed the CrossFit Weightlifting Specialty course and holds an NCCP Weightlifting Club Coach certification.
Beth Oehler, Registered Dietitian
Beth is a Registered Dietitian. She grew up in the sunny Arizona mountains. She graduated from Northern Arizona University with a BS in Food and Nutrition Science. Beth completed her dietetic internship at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.
She has worked as a community and clinical dietitian among desert landscapes and in Arctic Canada. She is happy to be currently living in beautiful British Columbia. Previous homes with her anthropologist husband and children include Ukraine, Siberia and Scotland.
Beth is a member of Dietitians of Canada and the Academy of Nutrition Science and Dietetics. She is passionate about using the knowledge she has gained through her studies and personal wellness journey in working with clients to help them achieve maximum energy and well-being through food.