Nutrition therapy is a powerful, full-body approach to treating ailments and promoting wellness.
It works to prevent the development of many conditions, as well as a complementary measure that works with modern medicine and other forms of care to treat existing conditions. Whether you want to boost your health and wellness, take preventative measures to improve your eating habits, or have a medical diagnosis that will require a different diet, our registered dietitians will work with you to make those changes.
The Benefits of Professional Nutrition Advice
Working with a registered dietician for nutrition advice means that you get input that is personalized to your specific needs and sustainable over the long-term. You get nutrition information that is practical and, if implemented, will have a positive impact on all areas of your life. Nutrition therapy can help if you:
Want to improve your physical performance
Get the best performance from your body, it needs optimal nutrition. A dietician can help by looking at your goals and current eating habits to develop a personalized eating plan designed to get your body performing at its best.
Have a chronic disease such as diabetes or high blood pressure
A dietician will help you understand your condition and how what you eat affects it. They’ll work with you to develop an eating plan that provides the nutrients you need to help manage your condition.
Have had gastric bypass surgery
Your body needs nutrients to function optimally, but this can be a challenge after surgery, as your stomach will only be able to manage small servings. A dietician will help you make those changes without compromising on taste.
Have digestive problems or a food intolerance
Working closely with you and your physician, we will fine-tune your diet and provide guidance that will give you a framework to make choices that don’t aggravate the condition.
Want to lose or gain weight
We can develop a meal plan that takes into account your dietary needs, as well as your end goals. Guidance will include meal preparation and shopping healthfully on a budget.
Need practical advice for a healthy lifestyle
There’s a lot of information on the web about nutrition, and it can be difficult to separate fact from fiction. A dietician can help with how to understand food labels, how to buy and prepare healthy food on a budget, what to order when you’re out for dinner and how to eat properly so that you aren’t tempted to snack. You won’t get standard diet advice, rather your dietician will look at your lifestyle, including your health, physical history, wellness goals, your favorite foods, and exercise routine. From there they’ll help you develop realistic, measurable goals.