Nutritionists and Dietitians near Scarborough, ON

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Chris Pinto
Nutritionist/Dietitian, RD, MPH, CDE
Verified Verified
Scarborough, ON M1P  (Online Only)
Hello! My name is Chris and I LOVE food and I know you do too! As a registered dietitian, my goal is to help you achieve optimal health through developing slow, steady lifestyle habits. I believe in the importance of preserving food traditions, recipes, cooking, ingredients, and preferences when making nutrition recommendations. We will work together to target your unique lifestyle and create realistic changes to address your health and wellness goals.
Hello! My name is Chris and I LOVE food and I know you do too! As a registered dietitian, my goal is to help you achieve optimal health through developing slow, steady lifestyle habits. I believe in the importance of preserving food traditions, recipes, cooking, ingredients, and preferences when making nutrition recommendations. We will work together to target your unique lifestyle and create realistic changes to address your health and wellness goals.
(289) 278-9857 View (289) 278-9857
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Tara Padda
Nutritionist/Dietitian, RD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Scarborough, ON M1S
I am accepting NEW patients with immediate availability for daytime, evening and weekend appointments. Do you need help managing your chronic health diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease or obesity? Is your goal to lower your high blood sugar, blood pressure, cholesterol or weight? Or are you a new parent overwhelmed with what or how much to feed your infant or child? Maybe you want to improve your overall relationship with food, boost your energy levels or feel more confident in your body? Well, I am here to help you and your family.
I am accepting NEW patients with immediate availability for daytime, evening and weekend appointments. Do you need help managing your chronic health diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease or obesity? Is your goal to lower your high blood sugar, blood pressure, cholesterol or weight? Or are you a new parent overwhelmed with what or how much to feed your infant or child? Maybe you want to improve your overall relationship with food, boost your energy levels or feel more confident in your body? Well, I am here to help you and your family.
(289) 204-0170 View (289) 204-0170
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Tara Padda
Nutritionist/Dietitian, RD
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Scarborough, ON M1K
Immediate openings for NEW patients. Do you need help managing your chronic health diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease or obesity? Is your goal to lower your high blood sugar, blood pressure, cholesterol or weight? Do you want to improve your overall relationship with food, boost your energy levels or feel more confident in your body? Are you overwhelmed or unsure how to introduce solids or allergens to your infant? You have come to the right place-I can help you reach your goals! I also create personalized nutrition care and meal plans tailored to your unique lifestyle and food preferences.
Immediate openings for NEW patients. Do you need help managing your chronic health diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease or obesity? Is your goal to lower your high blood sugar, blood pressure, cholesterol or weight? Do you want to improve your overall relationship with food, boost your energy levels or feel more confident in your body? Are you overwhelmed or unsure how to introduce solids or allergens to your infant? You have come to the right place-I can help you reach your goals! I also create personalized nutrition care and meal plans tailored to your unique lifestyle and food preferences.
(289) 401-1597 View (289) 401-1597
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Tara Padda
Nutritionist/Dietitian, RD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Scarborough, ON M1P
NEW patients welcome! Do you need help managing your chronic health diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease or obesity? Is your goal to lower your high blood sugar, blood pressure, cholesterol or weight? Do you want to improve your overall relationship with food, boost your energy levels or feel more confident in your body? Are you overwhelmed or unsure how to introduce solids or allergens to your infant? You have come to the right place-I can help you reach your goals! I also create personalized nutrition care and meal plans tailored to your unique lifestyle and food preferences.
NEW patients welcome! Do you need help managing your chronic health diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease or obesity? Is your goal to lower your high blood sugar, blood pressure, cholesterol or weight? Do you want to improve your overall relationship with food, boost your energy levels or feel more confident in your body? Are you overwhelmed or unsure how to introduce solids or allergens to your infant? You have come to the right place-I can help you reach your goals! I also create personalized nutrition care and meal plans tailored to your unique lifestyle and food preferences.
(365) 650-6182 View (365) 650-6182
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Catherine Lin
Nutritionist/Dietitian, RD, CDE
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Scarborough, ON M1S
Accepting NEW patients-immediate openings! Are you tired of yo-yo dieting and constantly thinking about food? Do you want to ditch dieting for good and gain food freedom? Are you confused about what to eat? Do you want to break the cycle of overeating? We can work together to achieve your best weight and health using science based treatment and tools. I provide nutrition counselling in obesity management, diabetes management, digestive health, and chronic disease prevention and management. I have years of experience with helping individuals with making sustainable lifestyle changes
Accepting NEW patients-immediate openings! Are you tired of yo-yo dieting and constantly thinking about food? Do you want to ditch dieting for good and gain food freedom? Are you confused about what to eat? Do you want to break the cycle of overeating? We can work together to achieve your best weight and health using science based treatment and tools. I provide nutrition counselling in obesity management, diabetes management, digestive health, and chronic disease prevention and management. I have years of experience with helping individuals with making sustainable lifestyle changes
(365) 654-0707 View (365) 654-0707
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Zuvia Naseem
Nutritionist/Dietitian, MSc, RD, CDE
Verified Verified
Scarborough, ON M1E
I am your Dietitian (member of Dietitians of Canada) and Certified Diabetes Educator. Need help with weight management? Eat better to manage chronic conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol? Have digestive issues? BOOK YOUR VIRTUAL APPOINTMENT NOW!! Follow me on Instagram @zuviathedietitian and Face Book page: https://www.facebook.com/zuviathedietitian
I am your Dietitian (member of Dietitians of Canada) and Certified Diabetes Educator. Need help with weight management? Eat better to manage chronic conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol? Have digestive issues? BOOK YOUR VIRTUAL APPOINTMENT NOW!! Follow me on Instagram @zuviathedietitian and Face Book page: https://www.facebook.com/zuviathedietitian
(289) 206-8718 View (289) 206-8718
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Catherine Lin Rd
Nutritionist/Dietitian, RD
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Scarborough, ON M1K
Accepting NEW patients-immediate openings! Are you tired of yo-yo dieting and constantly thinking about food? Do you want to ditch dieting for good and gain food freedom? Are you confused about what to eat? Do you want to break the cycle of overeating? We can work together to achieve your best weight and health using science based treatment and tools. I provide nutrition counselling in obesity management, diabetes management, digestive health, and chronic disease prevention and management. I have years of experience with helping individuals with making sustainable lifestyle changes.
Accepting NEW patients-immediate openings! Are you tired of yo-yo dieting and constantly thinking about food? Do you want to ditch dieting for good and gain food freedom? Are you confused about what to eat? Do you want to break the cycle of overeating? We can work together to achieve your best weight and health using science based treatment and tools. I provide nutrition counselling in obesity management, diabetes management, digestive health, and chronic disease prevention and management. I have years of experience with helping individuals with making sustainable lifestyle changes.
(289) 312-4847 View (289) 312-4847
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Terence Boateng
Nutritionist/Dietitian, MHSc, RD, CSEP-CE
Verified Verified
Scarborough, ON M1C
Terence provides evidenced-based nutrition counselling that is client centered and goal oriented. During the initial assessment, he gathers as much relevant information as possible highlighting your specific objectives and uses them co-create a plan that works for you. Whether you are an athlete looking to optimize their performance; a client suffering from digestive health issues; or just looking to improve your health; all plans are personalized and unique.
Terence provides evidenced-based nutrition counselling that is client centered and goal oriented. During the initial assessment, he gathers as much relevant information as possible highlighting your specific objectives and uses them co-create a plan that works for you. Whether you are an athlete looking to optimize their performance; a client suffering from digestive health issues; or just looking to improve your health; all plans are personalized and unique.
(647) 699-5345 View (647) 699-5345
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Kristen Garland
Nutritionist/Dietitian, MAN, RD, CDE
Verified Verified
Scarborough, ON M1W
As an RD, CDE, I am a passionate health advocate experienced in counselling clients from all walks of life, in all phases & stages, and am equipped to support clients experiencing health, digestive or chronic disease management challenges. As the founder of The Real Deal RD and T1D Academy, my specialty includes both people with diabetes and those who help to care for them. While T1D Academy specializes in supporting newly diagnosed type 1 families and helping them to find their 'new normal', I welcome the opportunity to partner with people of all ages who are looking for nutrition, health and wellness support to reach health goals.
As an RD, CDE, I am a passionate health advocate experienced in counselling clients from all walks of life, in all phases & stages, and am equipped to support clients experiencing health, digestive or chronic disease management challenges. As the founder of The Real Deal RD and T1D Academy, my specialty includes both people with diabetes and those who help to care for them. While T1D Academy specializes in supporting newly diagnosed type 1 families and helping them to find their 'new normal', I welcome the opportunity to partner with people of all ages who are looking for nutrition, health and wellness support to reach health goals.
(647) 424-1458 View (647) 424-1458
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JM Nutrition
Nutritionist/Dietitian
Verified Verified
Scarborough, ON M1H
JM Nutrition is a nutritional counselling service by a diverse team of nutritionists and dietitians, each with their own areas of expertise and specialization. As a result, we are well-equipped to meet your exact needs, goals and preferences. Our team of nutritionists and registered dietitians regularly lend their expertise to national and international media outlets on numerous nutrition, health, wellness and fitness topics. Our highly personalized service receives high praise from our clients who come to us from all walks of life for matters pertaining to weight loss, digestive health, disease management, sports nutrition & more.
JM Nutrition is a nutritional counselling service by a diverse team of nutritionists and dietitians, each with their own areas of expertise and specialization. As a result, we are well-equipped to meet your exact needs, goals and preferences. Our team of nutritionists and registered dietitians regularly lend their expertise to national and international media outlets on numerous nutrition, health, wellness and fitness topics. Our highly personalized service receives high praise from our clients who come to us from all walks of life for matters pertaining to weight loss, digestive health, disease management, sports nutrition & more.
(437) 500-6233 View (437) 500-6233
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Kristie Pun
Nutritionist/Dietitian, MHSc, RD
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Scarborough, ON M1W
Looking for some guidance on healthy eating and nutrition? Do you have questions about a particular diet? Or are you seeking evidence-based advice to manage your health or a specific chronic health condition (i.e. diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, gout, etc.)?
Looking for some guidance on healthy eating and nutrition? Do you have questions about a particular diet? Or are you seeking evidence-based advice to manage your health or a specific chronic health condition (i.e. diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, gout, etc.)?
(289) 806-5156 View (289) 806-5156
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Stefania Palmeri
Nutritionist/Dietitian, MHSc, RD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Scarborough, ON M1H
I am a dietitian that is passionate about pediatric nutrition! I have experience working with children that struggle with picky eating habits, sensory feeding issues (e.g. gagging, food phobias), special needs, as well as oral motor skill limitations. I enjoy working with children of all ages and have a special area of interest in children with autism, ADHD, and weight management concerns. I take a non-diet approach that focuses on nourishing the body and building a lifelong, healthy relationship with food.
I am a dietitian that is passionate about pediatric nutrition! I have experience working with children that struggle with picky eating habits, sensory feeding issues (e.g. gagging, food phobias), special needs, as well as oral motor skill limitations. I enjoy working with children of all ages and have a special area of interest in children with autism, ADHD, and weight management concerns. I take a non-diet approach that focuses on nourishing the body and building a lifelong, healthy relationship with food.
(647) 696-8513 View (647) 696-8513
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Nutrismart Eating
Nutritionist/Dietitian, MHSc, RD
Verified Verified
Scarborough, ON M1M
I have been a dietitian for over 30 years and have provided nutritional counselling for various medical conditions in a hospital setting and in private practice. I strongly feel that weight management is an important health issue as it can prevent chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and cancer. It is never too late to change your food habits. Fad diets may help you lose weight initially but they are not sustainable longterm. I will guide you to follow easy and practical meal plans to achieve a healthy weight without 'chronic dieting'. Make 'healthy weight' your goal for 2024.
I have been a dietitian for over 30 years and have provided nutritional counselling for various medical conditions in a hospital setting and in private practice. I strongly feel that weight management is an important health issue as it can prevent chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and cancer. It is never too late to change your food habits. Fad diets may help you lose weight initially but they are not sustainable longterm. I will guide you to follow easy and practical meal plans to achieve a healthy weight without 'chronic dieting'. Make 'healthy weight' your goal for 2024.
(647) 930-7069 View (647) 930-7069
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Sharlene Feng, RD
Nutritionist/Dietitian, RD, MSc
Verified Verified
Scarborough, ON M1V
An experienced dietitian offers personalized and thorough virtual nutrition counselling. She combines hospital clinical nutrition experience with supervising dietetic interns. She works with clients and pays attention to detail. Even with complicated health conditions, she can help clients to identify the key issue to meet their nutrition goal.
An experienced dietitian offers personalized and thorough virtual nutrition counselling. She combines hospital clinical nutrition experience with supervising dietetic interns. She works with clients and pays attention to detail. Even with complicated health conditions, she can help clients to identify the key issue to meet their nutrition goal.
(289) 207-6490 View (289) 207-6490
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Catherine Lin
Nutritionist/Dietitian, RD
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Scarborough, ON M1P
Accepting NEW patients-immediate openings! Are you tired of yo-yo dieting and constantly thinking about food? Do you want to ditch dieting for good and gain food freedom? Are you confused about what to eat? Do you want to break the cycle of overeating? We can work together to achieve your best weight and health using science based treatment and tools. I provide nutrition counselling in obesity management, diabetes management, digestive health, and chronic disease prevention and management. I have years of experience with helping individuals with making sustainable lifestyle changes.
Accepting NEW patients-immediate openings! Are you tired of yo-yo dieting and constantly thinking about food? Do you want to ditch dieting for good and gain food freedom? Are you confused about what to eat? Do you want to break the cycle of overeating? We can work together to achieve your best weight and health using science based treatment and tools. I provide nutrition counselling in obesity management, diabetes management, digestive health, and chronic disease prevention and management. I have years of experience with helping individuals with making sustainable lifestyle changes.
(343) 312-5962 View (343) 312-5962
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Health Stand Nutrition Consulting Inc
Nutritionist/Dietitian, RD
Verified Verified
Toronto, ON M1T
Food. It sounds so simple but often can be hard to figure out. Since 2000, our experienced Registered Dietitian team has provided personal nutrition counseling at our local office in Calgary and virtually by phone or video conferencing. Our mission is to empower you to create a healthy and joyous relationship with food and your body. You can count on us for credible science-based advice wrapped with genuine care and concern for your well-being. You won’t find any gimmicks, fad diets, or unnecessary food restrictions here. We take a no-nonsense approach to eating well with practical tips for real people with busy schedules like you.
Food. It sounds so simple but often can be hard to figure out. Since 2000, our experienced Registered Dietitian team has provided personal nutrition counseling at our local office in Calgary and virtually by phone or video conferencing. Our mission is to empower you to create a healthy and joyous relationship with food and your body. You can count on us for credible science-based advice wrapped with genuine care and concern for your well-being. You won’t find any gimmicks, fad diets, or unnecessary food restrictions here. We take a no-nonsense approach to eating well with practical tips for real people with busy schedules like you.
(403) 768-2556 View (403) 768-2556
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Catherine Lin
Nutritionist/Dietitian, RD, CDE
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Toronto, ON M1T
Accepting NEW patients for phone & video sessions-immediate openings! Are you tired of yo-yo dieting and constantly thinking about food? Do you want to ditch dieting for good and gain food freedom? Are you confused about what to eat? Do you want to break the cycle of overeating? We can work together to achieve your best weight and health using science based treatment and tools. I provide nutrition counselling in obesity management, diabetes management, digestive health, and chronic disease prevention and management. I have years of experience with helping individuals with making sustainable lifestyle changes.
Accepting NEW patients for phone & video sessions-immediate openings! Are you tired of yo-yo dieting and constantly thinking about food? Do you want to ditch dieting for good and gain food freedom? Are you confused about what to eat? Do you want to break the cycle of overeating? We can work together to achieve your best weight and health using science based treatment and tools. I provide nutrition counselling in obesity management, diabetes management, digestive health, and chronic disease prevention and management. I have years of experience with helping individuals with making sustainable lifestyle changes.
(289) 312-2924 View (289) 312-2924
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Bhavin Mistry
Nutritionist/Dietitian, MAN, RD
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Toronto, ON M1T  (Online Only)
What is the definition of ‘health’? A question I have often asked myself over the years. Health has always been at the forefront of my life ever since I was a young child. Fascinated by our bodies and how they interact with our environments and the foods we eat. The power of science and nutrition captivated me at a young age, but I never thought I would pursue a career related to either. I have always felt a great sense of reward and fulfilment when working with children and youth. I began to realize their phenomenal potential as young human beings in society.
What is the definition of ‘health’? A question I have often asked myself over the years. Health has always been at the forefront of my life ever since I was a young child. Fascinated by our bodies and how they interact with our environments and the foods we eat. The power of science and nutrition captivated me at a young age, but I never thought I would pursue a career related to either. I have always felt a great sense of reward and fulfilment when working with children and youth. I began to realize their phenomenal potential as young human beings in society.
(289) 723-2152 View (289) 723-2152
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Tala Shamia
Nutritionist/Dietitian, RD
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Toronto, ON M1T  (Online Only)
As a Registered Dietitian specializing in sports nutrition and eating disorders, my approach is to optimize athletic performance, address disordered eating behaviors, and support individuals in achieving their goals, all while using intuitive and mindful eating approaches. Coming from a multicultural background and being an immigrant to Canada, I bring a unique perspective that recognizes and respects various dietary practices and cultural food traditions. Having gone through my own personal health journey, I vividly remember the first time I saw a registered dietitian myself and left feeling unheard.
As a Registered Dietitian specializing in sports nutrition and eating disorders, my approach is to optimize athletic performance, address disordered eating behaviors, and support individuals in achieving their goals, all while using intuitive and mindful eating approaches. Coming from a multicultural background and being an immigrant to Canada, I bring a unique perspective that recognizes and respects various dietary practices and cultural food traditions. Having gone through my own personal health journey, I vividly remember the first time I saw a registered dietitian myself and left feeling unheard.
(289) 670-3432 View (289) 670-3432
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Jin Fu
Nutritionist/Dietitian
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Toronto, ON M1T
My goal is to provide a holistic, evidence-based, and personalized nutrition service that enhances mind-body-esteem connections. I made my mission to find solutions for those facing nutrition-medical-body-lifestyle challenges, aiming to bring greater ease to your eating habits, health, and lifestyle.
My goal is to provide a holistic, evidence-based, and personalized nutrition service that enhances mind-body-esteem connections. I made my mission to find solutions for those facing nutrition-medical-body-lifestyle challenges, aiming to bring greater ease to your eating habits, health, and lifestyle.
(438) 801-9478 View (438) 801-9478
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FAQs - About Nutritionists and Dietitians

How can I find a dietitian or nutritionist in Scarborough?

To find dietitians and nutritionists near you, input your city, zip code, or a provider's name in the search bar at the top of the page. From there, you can filter by specialty, treatment technique, and gender to find a dietitian or nutritionist who matches your needs.

When you visit a dietitian or nutritionist's profile, you can get a better idea if they're the right fit for you. Consider things like session cost, accepted insurance plans, and their location or telehealth options. If someone seems like a good match, you can email them or call the number on their profile. When speaking with a professional, pay attention to whether or not you feel comfortable in the conversation and how knowledgeable they are about your specific nutrition concerns. It may also be helpful to ask more about their general approach to nutrition and the training behind their credentials.

What is the difference between a dietitian and a nutritionist?

The terms dietitian and nutritionist are often used interchangeably. However, there are actually key credential differences between dietitians and nutritionists that are important to keep in mind when seeking a nutrition professional.

A dietitian or registered dietitian (RD) has earned a degree in human nutrition and dietetics from an accredited program, completed supervised practice, and passed the Canadian Dietetic Registration Examination (CDRE) administered by a provincial regulatory body. Only professionals who meet these requirements can call themselves a dietitian or registered dietitian and enjoy privileges like billing insurance.

In contrast, the title "nutritionist" doesn't require any formal education or credentials; anyone can use the title of nutritionist, including those with very limited or no formal training in nutrition. Although there are certification programs that are marketed toward those interested in nutrition counselling, the rigor and academic requirements for such programs varies greatly. These important differences between dietitians and nutritionists are thus very important to consider when choosing the right nutrition professional for your needs. To be listed in the HealthProfs directory, Nutritionists must have a minimum of a Masters Degree in a relevant field.

When should I see a dietitian or a nutritionist?

Clients seek nutritional support from dietitians and nutritionists for various reasons, ranging from medical conditions to lifestyle concerns like weight loss or dietary requirements; however, it's always important to find a professional who is a good fit for you. Consider factors such as insurance coverage, your specific medical or dietary concerns, and the availability of professionals near you to determine whether a dietitian or nutritionist may be a better fit.

Generally, nutritionists are not covered by insurance, whereas Registered Dietitians (RDs) often are, especially for those with medical conditions. If you have a chronic medical condition like cancer or kidney disease, you might want to seek out an RD with specialized expertise. Additionally, consider the availability of professionals in your area and their openness to telehealth sessions. While the field of dietetics is growing, there may not always be a wide selection of professionals, especially in rural areas. In such cases, focusing on the experience and expertise of the nutrition professional can be more important than their specific credentials.

Do I need a referral to see a dietitian or a nutritionist?

A referral is not required to see a dietitian or nutritionist, and many individuals independently seek nutritional support without prior medical advice. However, for a nutrition service to be covered by insurance, a referral from a physician may be necessary. In such cases, a referral is typically made for those who have been formally diagnosed with a medical condition requiring nutrition counselling, such as diabetes or hypertension. If insurance coverage is critical to a client's ability to see a dietitian, they should contact their insurance provider to determine if a referral is needed for nutritional counselling and to understand any potential co-pays or coverage limits that may apply in their individual circumstance.

How much does it cost to see a dietitian or a nutritionist?

The cost of seeing a dietitian or nutritionist depends on a number of variables, including their location, their specialty, whether they take insurance, and the professional's experience and training. On average, the cost of out-of-pocket sessions with a dietitian or nutritionist in Canada ranges from $50-$150. In some cases, nutrition professionals will require a longer initial evaluation session that will cost more than ongoing follow-up sessions. Dietitians and nutritionists may also offer packages for clients interested in longer-term nutritional support; in such cases, they may charge monthly or other periodic fees for more comprehensive services, such as a combination of nutrition sessions and out-of-session coaching support. If nutrition services are covered by a client's insurance plan and they are eligible for coverage based on any referral requirements, the out-of-pocket cost of seeing a dietitian may be completely covered or significantly reduced.

Are consultations with a dietitian or nutritionist covered by insurance?

If your insurance covers nutrition services, the cost is usually lower than paying out-of-pocket. However, insurance coverage can vary based on factors like your specific plan details, whether you choose an in-network or out-of-network provider, and whether you have a referral for nutrition services based on a medical diagnosis.

Coverage also depends on the type of nutrition service. Typically, insurance plans only cover services provided by a Registered Dietitian (RD) and do not cover those offered by nutritionists or nutrition coaches without the RD credential. If nutrition services are not covered by your insurance, some dietitians and nutritionists may offer sliding scale rates or lower-cost services for clients who cannot afford their full fee. However, these spots are often limited and may not always be available.