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FIRST CLASS NUTRITION IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
Between what you hear on TV and read in the news, eating right can seem like a real challenge. But it doesn’t have to be. Whether you want to lose weight, lower your cholesterol or simply eat better, a registered dietitian can help you weed through the murky waters of nutrition misinformation and provide sound, easy-to-follow nutrition advice.
We have two registered dietitians. Kay specializes in pregnancy nutrition, PCOS, diabetes, picky eating, sports nutrition, weight loss, and intuitive eating. Lauren is our pediatric dietitian and breast feeding specialist. She treats infant feeding difficulties and intolerances, prematurity, baby led weaning, diabetes, growth management, and tube feeding. We would love to work with you. Schedule your evaluation with us today!
Benefit of a 'Dietitian' over a 'Nutritionist'
Registered Dietitians (RDs) are regulated health professionals. The title ‘dietitian’ is protected by law, just like physician, nurse and pharmacist. However, ‘nutritionist’ is not a protected title – that means anyone can use it. RDs are considered to be the leading experts in the field of food and nutrition. All dietitians are required to have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in dietetics, nutrition or related field. However, most dietitians hold some type of advanced graduate degree or specialized certification(s) such as sports, pediatric, renal, oncology or gerontological nutrition. In addition, dietitians must complete 1,200 hours of a dietetic internship, successfully pass the national board of examination and maintain 75 hours of continuing education every 5 years.
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