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Mary Bamford



Mary Bamford is a Registered Dietitian, Wellness Manager and Clinical Team Leader for Nutrition at Cleveland Clinic Canada. 

Ms. Bamford provides comprehensive nutrition assessments, counseling and follow-up care for patients in the Executive Health Program and Weight and Lifestyle Management Program. Ms. Bamford specializes in nutrigenomics, weight loss management, cardiac care, celiac disease, aging well, and promoting health and wellness. She is a member of the Dietitians of Canada, College of Dietitians of Ontario, and is a Certified Smoking Cessation Counselor from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and the University of Toronto.

Ms. Bamford was raised in Fonthill, Ontario and completed her Bachelor of Sciences degree in Clinical Nutrition at the University of Western Ontario and her Dietetic Internship at University of Alberta hospitals. Continuing her education, she earned a Master of Business Administration degree from McMaster University.

Committed to advancing nutritional education and practice, Ms. Bamford volunteers with the Dietitians of Canada and the College of Dietitians of Ontario. She was a speaker at the Dietitians of Canada National Conference on genetic testing and personalized nutrition alongside Dr. Ahmed El Sohemy, Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in Nutrigenomics, Department of Nutritional Science University of Toronto, and Mary Lou Gignac, Director of the College of Dietitians of Ontario. Ms. Bamford has also helped develop consumer tools (apps), which are available on the Dietitians of Canada’s website, called eaTRACKER and eatWise. As a volunteer for the College of Dietitians of Ontario, Ms. Bamford has worked closely with a quality assurance group in order to create and test professional practice assessment tools.

Ms. Bamford appears as a nutrition expert in television, radio and print media. Her media credits include CBC and CTV television, CBC radio, as well as The Globe and Mail, The Toronto Star and Canadian Living.

In her leisure, Ms. Bamford enjoys spending time with her family and their dogs, Cocoa and Nougat. Her favourite activities are hiking, cycling, canoe camping, reading, cooking and grocery shopping.


McMaster University
Master of Business Administration
Hamilton, ON
University of Alberta
Clinical Dietetic Internship
Edmonton, AB
Bachelor of Sciences
University of Western Ontario
Clinical Nutrition
London, ON


  • Certified Smoking Cessation Counsellor, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and University of Toronto

Specialty Interests

  • Lifestyle and weight loss management
  • Cardiac care
  • Celiac disease
  • Nutrition and genetics
  • Nutrition and cancer prevention
  • Cooking for all tastes, ages and health needs

Professional Memberships

  • Dietitians of Canada
  • College of Dietitians of Ontario