Apr 25, 2020
Aja Gyimah is a former elite athlete and, now, a registered dietitian specializing in exercise and sports nutrition. Gyimah works with a range of clients from athletes at all levels and those struggling with eating healthy while social distancing. She is the owner of Compete Nutrition, an evidence-based nutrition consulting practice based in Toronto, Canada.
Aja completed her undergraduate degree at Western University in Nutrition and Dietetics, and her Masters of Health Science in Nutrition Communications at Ryerson University in Toronto. As an athlete, she played varsity women’s volleyball and was a 2x OUA All-Star, Quest for Gold recipient and 2x Academic All-Canadian. She joins the show to talk about diet, nutrition, social distancing, athletics, as well as many of the myths and misconceptions of healthy eating.