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emily newton

MHSc (Candidate), BSc., CSEP-CPT

Emily is a translational researcher, podcast host and mental health advocate whose purpose is to help individuals understand the complexities of human health and well-being.


Emily first began her business after struggling with a number of personal health issues which led her to be a voice for those in a similar position. After years of battling and redefining who she was after her athletic career and personal struggles, Emily strives to be her true authentic self and wants to encourage others to do the same.


Balanced factor is a brand that aims to provide clarity, knowledge and motivation to inspire individuals to achieve their version of a balanced lifestyle. Through weekly social media posts, podcast episodes and educational content, it is Emily’s goal to help bridge the gap in knowledge translation to better their health and well-being.

education & certifications

Emily obtained a Bachelor of Science, Honours in Human Kinetics from the University of Guelph in 2021.   She then went on to complete her Masters at The University of Toronto where she currently studies Health Sciences in Translational Research. Aside from academia, Emily holds her personal training certification from the Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology and published “Brain Food” an educational cookbook on eating for brain health.

what is translational research


"the process of turning observations in the laboratory, clinic and community into interventions that improve the health of individuals and the public — from diagnostics and therapeutics to medical procedures and behavioural changes."

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