What is a dietitian?
Registered Dietitians are specialists in assessing human nutritional needs, designing, implementing and evaluating nutritional care plans and therapeutic diets. They are food and nutrition experts who draw on their passion of food science to provide medical nutrition therapy for the prevention, delay and management of disease as well as care along the entire continuum of health; from active individuals, of all ages looking to improve their eating habits, to athletes and critically ill individuals needing intensive medical nutrition therapy. They draw from their passion of food science and healthy eating to develop personalized nutrition plans for individuals of all ages.
How can a dietitian help me?
At Mountainview Health & Wellness dietitians can help you with a variety of food related issues, such as:
- Women’s Health: osteoporosis, low iron (anemia), pregnancy
- Gastrointestinal disorders: celiac disease, irritable bowel syndrome, Crohn’s disease, etc.
- Gastric bypass surgery
- Children: picky eating or avoiding certain foods
- Teenagers: eating for energy, fostering a healthy relationship with food
- Vegetarian or vegan nutrition
- Food intolerances or food allergies
- Sports Nutrition
- General healthy eating or heart health
- Weight management
What to expect from a session with a Mountainview Health and Wellness dietitian?
Our dietitians consult with you to formulate a nutrition plan for you to follow based on your overall health goals, dietary restrictions, food preferences and schedule.
An initial session includes a consultation, nutrition plan, exercise log, health questionnaire, food record, a follow up email and a follow up phone call.
Follow up Session
A follow up session is a review and reassessment of the goals set during your initial session, which can include further nutritional counselling and any relevant testing.
Call us today to learn more or book an appointment now.
We accept insurance from most providers which includes:
Our practitioners are all licensed and registered
Physiotherapy Association of BC (PABC)
Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists – BC (CAOT-BC)
BC Association of Kinesiologists (BCAK)
Registered Massage Therapists Association of BC (RMTBC)
BC Psychological Association (BCPA)
BC Association of Clinical Counsellors (BCACC)