Registered Dietitian

Vancouver and North Vancouver

British Columbia, Canada

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Nutrition Counselling
Book an initial assessment and leave with a plan
1 hour / $120
Follow-up for further guidance and support
1 hour / $110
30 minutes / $65

Community Events

 Goals of Nutritional Care

 

  • For management and prevention of heart disease, diabetes, cancer and other chronic health conditions

  • To optimize your health and nutritional status

  • To achieve a healthy body weight

  • Improving well being, strength and quality of your life

 

 When to Book an Appointment with the Dietitian

 

  • Elevated cholesterol and triglycerides

  • Blood pressure management

  • Diabetes management (elevated HgA1C > 7%  or not to target),
    limited diabetes knowledge, pre-diabetes, abnormal blood sugar

  • Unintentional weight gain or loss, elevated BMI (Body Mass Index)

  • Difficulty following low sodium diet / fluid restriction

  • Poor dietary choices or unsure of what to eat and cook

  • Problematic eating, emotional eating, food cravings

  • Interactions and side effects of medications such as:

              Coumadin/warfarin and unstable INR (Vitamin K interaction)

              Potassium sparing/ depleting diuretics and low or elevated K (potassium) level

  • Gastro-intestinal issues - ongoing diarrhea, constipation, nausea, vomiting, dry mouth or poor appetite

  • Kidney impairment with potassium, sodium or other dietary restrictions

  • Compromised ability to purchase and cook healthy foods related to:

              Limited ability and knowledge

              Fatigue or other physical impairments

              Financial constraints

  • Excess inflammation in the body or recent flare-up of gout

  • Iron or other nutrient deficiencies

  • Other nutritional concerns and questions

If you have extended health benefits, some companies offer coverage for Registered Dietitian

services. Please verify your plan details with your insurance provider.

  • Blue Cross

  • Chambers of Commerce Group

  • Clarica

  • Great West Life

  • Green Shield Canada

  • Liberty Health

  • Manulife Financial

  • Sun Life Financial

  • Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)

 

If your plan does not cover these services, you can include the invoice with your medical expenses

on your income tax return. In British Columbia, Registered Dietitians are classified as an

“Authorized Medical Practitioner”.

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