Appearance on CTV Morning Live!

Hélène Charlebois is a registered dietitian whom I've been working for a few years now and I consider myself very lucky to be working for such a great dietitian. A couple weeks ago, she mentioned she was going to do a segment on CTV Morning Live show in Ottawa and asked me to join her on the show. I of course accepted this amazing opportunity and was very excited to make my first appearance on TV.

Hélène Charlebois RD (on the left) and Me 

As you may already know, march is nutrition month and we planned to discuss nutrition labels and health claims. I had prepared a brief idea of what I wanted to say and even practiced a few times because I wanted to make sure I didn't screw up on live TV. Sure enough, when came the time to start the segment, I immediately got nervous for no reason and felt like my heart was beating out of my chest like you see in cartoons.

Thankfully all this was happening in the first few seconds while the host and Hélène were speaking. I ended up loosening up, and got more comfortable as I realized this was not a big deal and that it was just more exciting than anything. I said what I could in the short amount of time that was left, made a slight mistake when explaining percentages on the labels, but overall, I think it was a great first experience and you just have to have fun with it. There may be another opportunity for me to do this again, so I'm hoping to improve my communicating skills on live TV for the next time.

Find our segment here on Youtube:

Happy Nutrition Month!

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