what Does a dietiTian Do?
A Registered Dietitian is a regulated health professional who is passionate about food and the science behind it. They help people understand the connection between food and health and work with you to embrace food, to understand it and to enjoy it.
Dietitians are the best source for food and nutrition information. Dietitians use the most up-to-date science and translate it into practical guidance that you can use to make healthy lifestyle and food choices.
how can it help me?
Dietitians can support you throughout many phases of your life from pregnancy to eating well when you are older.
Counselling sessions with a dietitian can also help you to prevent and treat some health conditions like diabetes and heart disease. A dietitian will work with you to give you advice and information that is right for you by considering your culture and food traditions. They will also think about your personal needs and challenges, including taste, food skills, budget and health conditions.
Dietitians will personalize nutrition information, care plans and programs to meet the needs of clients, families and communities.
Info courtesy of unlockfood.ca (Jan.6/21)