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:
- 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.
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.