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Nutrition consultations are appropriate for children and adults who would benefit from medical nutrition therapy and nutrition counseling due to medical concerns.

Examples of this are people who have:

  • diabetes;
  • pre-diabetes;
  • polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS);
  • high cholesterol;
  • high triglycerides;
  • high blood pressure;
  • a Body Mass Index (BMI) under 18.5 or over 30 ;
  • a BMI under 5th percentile or over 95th percentile (for pediatrics);
  • gastrointestinal disorders;
  • food allergies;
  • or disordered eating.

At your appointment, the registered dietitian will ask you questions in order to understand your eating and activity habits and to develop a plan for improving your nutritional status. The appointment typically takes between 45 to 60 minutes.

Keeping a food diary for up to a week prior to your appointment will help to get a better glimpse of your eating habits. Use the Serving Size Comparison Chart to help you estimate portion sizes.



I just found out I have a medical problem and need to change my diet, but my appointment with the nutritionist isn't for a few weeks. Is there anything I can do?

A wait list is available for nutrition appointments that become open due to cancellations.  If you would like to be placed on the wait list, let the Nutrition receptionist know.