Nutritionists and Dietitians in Connecticut

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Photo of Brooke Rosenfeld, MS, RDN, CDN, Nutritionist/Dietitian
Brooke Rosenfeld
Nutritionist/Dietitian, MS, RDN, CDN
Verified Verified
Clinton, CT 06413
My goal is to help you improve your relationship with food & ditch the fad diets. My goal is to not only help my clients lose weight but also the skills you will need to maintain results you achieve by building a solid foundation of baseline habits that will serve you for the rest of your life. Whether you want to lose weight, help aid in preventing or a plan that will help you treat a disease, you want to just improve your overall health & wellness, I am here to help you! I accept insurance as well as private pay.
My goal is to help you improve your relationship with food & ditch the fad diets. My goal is to not only help my clients lose weight but also the skills you will need to maintain results you achieve by building a solid foundation of baseline habits that will serve you for the rest of your life. Whether you want to lose weight, help aid in preventing or a plan that will help you treat a disease, you want to just improve your overall health & wellness, I am here to help you! I accept insurance as well as private pay.
(860) 854-7199 View (860) 854-7199
Photo of Chloe Cerino - Chloe Cerino Nutrition, LLC, MS, RDN, CDN, CEDS, Nutritionist/Dietitian
Chloe Cerino Nutrition, LLC
Nutritionist/Dietitian, MS, RDN, CDN, CEDS
Verified Verified
Milford, CT 06460
Ready for a healthy relationship with food? You’ve come to the right place! Whether you're ready to put an end to yo-yo dieting, you’re in recovery from an eating disorder, or simply want to improve your relationship with food and overall health, Chloe and her team are here to help. Chloe has over six years of experience treating individuals with eating disorders and disordered eating and has worked at several eating disorder treatment centers in Manhattan. She has training in nutrition related to a variety of health conditions, including gastrointestinal conditions like celiac disease and IBS.
Ready for a healthy relationship with food? You’ve come to the right place! Whether you're ready to put an end to yo-yo dieting, you’re in recovery from an eating disorder, or simply want to improve your relationship with food and overall health, Chloe and her team are here to help. Chloe has over six years of experience treating individuals with eating disorders and disordered eating and has worked at several eating disorder treatment centers in Manhattan. She has training in nutrition related to a variety of health conditions, including gastrointestinal conditions like celiac disease and IBS.
(475) 231-4514 View (475) 231-4514
Photo of Nicole Greene Barrato, MS, RD, CDE, CDN, Nutritionist/Dietitian
Nicole Greene Barrato
Nutritionist/Dietitian, MS, RD, CDE, CDN
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Westport, CT 06880
It is our goal to help fine tune your personal nutrition. Whether you want to lose or gain weight, help prevent or treat a disease, tackle a food allergy or just want to learn how to eat healthy, NutriGreene will create an individualized meal plan to help you reach your goals. We now accept a wide variety of insurance plans and have multiple locations across the state of CT.
It is our goal to help fine tune your personal nutrition. Whether you want to lose or gain weight, help prevent or treat a disease, tackle a food allergy or just want to learn how to eat healthy, NutriGreene will create an individualized meal plan to help you reach your goals. We now accept a wide variety of insurance plans and have multiple locations across the state of CT.
(203) 828-1249 View (203) 828-1249
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Drew Keelia Mulvey
Nutritionist/Dietitian, MS, CDN, CNS, CLT, PNL1
Verified Verified
Southbury, CT 06488
I have dedicated myself to help female endurance athletes ages 15-38 find natural ways to improve their performance, energy and stamina to reach their athletic potential. Some have struggled with disordered eating patterns, several trips to the doctors without answers, low energy, hormonal issues, frequent illness, gut issues such as bloating, IBS attributed to potential food sensitivities and feeling completely overwhelmed and frustrated about the right nutritional plan for their individual needs. I get down to the root causes through alternative testing, lifestyle changes, and meal planning.
I have dedicated myself to help female endurance athletes ages 15-38 find natural ways to improve their performance, energy and stamina to reach their athletic potential. Some have struggled with disordered eating patterns, several trips to the doctors without answers, low energy, hormonal issues, frequent illness, gut issues such as bloating, IBS attributed to potential food sensitivities and feeling completely overwhelmed and frustrated about the right nutritional plan for their individual needs. I get down to the root causes through alternative testing, lifestyle changes, and meal planning.
(475) 244-7238 View (475) 244-7238
Photo of Jacqueline Ballou Erdos, MS, RD, CSSD, Nutritionist/Dietitian
Jacqueline Ballou Erdos
Nutritionist/Dietitian, MS, RD, CSSD
Verified Verified
Cos Cob, CT 06807
Whether you're struggling with a picky eater, don't know what to feed your baby, or how to fuel your little athlete, I get it - nutrition (and feeding kids) can be overwhelming.
Whether you're struggling with a picky eater, don't know what to feed your baby, or how to fuel your little athlete, I get it - nutrition (and feeding kids) can be overwhelming.
(475) 476-1649 View (475) 476-1649
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Pauline Ferreira Weissman
Nutritionist/Dietitian, MS, CNS, LDN
Verified Verified
West Hartford, CT 06119
Welcome! As a board certified Nutrition Specialist with over 20 years of experience in Medical Nutrition Therapy, I create individualized and customized sound, reasonable nutrition plans to achieve optimum wellness.My goal is to empower people to live happier, healthier and more productive lives. My strength is connecting with my clients on an individual basis and meeting them where they are in their path to wellness. We are all in search of optimum health and most likely are at different places in our journey.
Welcome! As a board certified Nutrition Specialist with over 20 years of experience in Medical Nutrition Therapy, I create individualized and customized sound, reasonable nutrition plans to achieve optimum wellness.My goal is to empower people to live happier, healthier and more productive lives. My strength is connecting with my clients on an individual basis and meeting them where they are in their path to wellness. We are all in search of optimum health and most likely are at different places in our journey.
(860) 785-6521 View (860) 785-6521
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Food is Fuel, LLC
Nutritionist/Dietitian, DCN, MS, RDN, CDN, CEDRD
Verified Verified
Vernon, CT 06066
Food is Fuel, LLC offers compassionate nutritional counseling services for any person seeking to heal their relationship with food and their body. My goal is to empower and support my clients to create life-long changes in their thoughts, beliefs and behaviors around connecting and establishing trust between body and food as well as discovering enjoyment in your intuitive choices.
Food is Fuel, LLC offers compassionate nutritional counseling services for any person seeking to heal their relationship with food and their body. My goal is to empower and support my clients to create life-long changes in their thoughts, beliefs and behaviors around connecting and establishing trust between body and food as well as discovering enjoyment in your intuitive choices.
(860) 407-3934 View (860) 407-3934
Photo of Evelyn M DeDominicis, MS, CNS, Nutritionist/Dietitian
Evelyn M DeDominicis
Nutritionist/Dietitian, MS, CNS
Verified Verified
Glastonbury, CT 06033
Are you doing everything "right" with little to no results? Have you struggled with weight loss resistance or persistent symptoms? Or maybe you struggle with being consistent with your approach. I help women lose weight and feel great WITHOUT obsessing about food or restrictive "YO-YO" dieting. With access to daily text support and live weekly Zoom sessions, you'll feel more confident and empowered around food. I specialize in mindset and a moderate, sustainable approach to eating. I also have extensive expertise around hormones, digestive issues, Hashimoto's, Menopause, Adrenal Dysfunction & Insulin Resistance.
Are you doing everything "right" with little to no results? Have you struggled with weight loss resistance or persistent symptoms? Or maybe you struggle with being consistent with your approach. I help women lose weight and feel great WITHOUT obsessing about food or restrictive "YO-YO" dieting. With access to daily text support and live weekly Zoom sessions, you'll feel more confident and empowered around food. I specialize in mindset and a moderate, sustainable approach to eating. I also have extensive expertise around hormones, digestive issues, Hashimoto's, Menopause, Adrenal Dysfunction & Insulin Resistance.
(860) 362-3350 View (860) 362-3350
Photo of Sarah Larocque - NutriGreene Registered Dietitians, RD, CDN, Nutritionist/Dietitian
NutriGreene Registered Dietitians
Nutritionist/Dietitian, RD, CDN
Verified Verified
Hartford, CT 06105
It is our goal to help fine tune your personal nutrition. Whether you want to lose or gain weight, help prevent or treat a disease, tackle a food allergy or just want to learn how to eat healthy, NutriGreene will create an individualized meal plan to help you reach your goals. We now accept a wide variety of insurance plans and have multiple locations across the state of CT. ​In Office or Telehealth Sessions (insurance accepted!). Conditions Treated: Weight Management, Eating Disorders, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Hypertension, High Cholesterol, Gastrointestinal Disorders, Gastric Bypass Pre/Post Surgery, Food Allergies and Chronic Kid
It is our goal to help fine tune your personal nutrition. Whether you want to lose or gain weight, help prevent or treat a disease, tackle a food allergy or just want to learn how to eat healthy, NutriGreene will create an individualized meal plan to help you reach your goals. We now accept a wide variety of insurance plans and have multiple locations across the state of CT. ​In Office or Telehealth Sessions (insurance accepted!). Conditions Treated: Weight Management, Eating Disorders, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Hypertension, High Cholesterol, Gastrointestinal Disorders, Gastric Bypass Pre/Post Surgery, Food Allergies and Chronic Kid
(860) 783-7179 View (860) 783-7179
Photo of Lisa M Canada, MS, RD, CSSD, CD-N, Nutritionist/Dietitian
Lisa M Canada
Nutritionist/Dietitian, MS, RD, CSSD, CD-N
Verified Verified
Westport, CT 06880  (Online Only)
Thank you for taking the time to look at my profile. I have been providing individualized, nutrition counseling to clients of all ages, for over 25 years. I split my time between my private practice and working with Yale's varsity athletes to optimize for peak performance. I specialize in disordered eating and sports and/or performance nutrition, but I also offer counseling and nutrition education, in the areas of weight loss and management, specialized diets (i.e. elevated cholesterol, cardiovascular concerns, Diabetes, etc.), pre/post-natal diets, and general wellness.
Thank you for taking the time to look at my profile. I have been providing individualized, nutrition counseling to clients of all ages, for over 25 years. I split my time between my private practice and working with Yale's varsity athletes to optimize for peak performance. I specialize in disordered eating and sports and/or performance nutrition, but I also offer counseling and nutrition education, in the areas of weight loss and management, specialized diets (i.e. elevated cholesterol, cardiovascular concerns, Diabetes, etc.), pre/post-natal diets, and general wellness.
(203) 552-2767 View (203) 552-2767
Photo of Cerina Savino, RDN, CHHP, CWPD, Nutritionist/Dietitian
Cerina Savino
Nutritionist/Dietitian, RDN, CHHP, CWPD
Verified Verified
Branford, CT 06405
Hi, I’m Cerina, a licensed Registered Dietitian Nutritionist that specializes in Integrative and Functional Nutrition and Wellness, along with coaching through behavior change. I’ve helped clients with a variety of health challenges including; a history of chronic dieting, fatigue and digestive issues (e.g., bloat, gas, etc.) and athletic performance. In my work with clients I help them to improve their relationship with food by deconstructing food cravings to increase their energy levels and focus, lose weight while also eating easy to prepare delicious foods. All this together to ultimately regain control over their health.
Hi, I’m Cerina, a licensed Registered Dietitian Nutritionist that specializes in Integrative and Functional Nutrition and Wellness, along with coaching through behavior change. I’ve helped clients with a variety of health challenges including; a history of chronic dieting, fatigue and digestive issues (e.g., bloat, gas, etc.) and athletic performance. In my work with clients I help them to improve their relationship with food by deconstructing food cravings to increase their energy levels and focus, lose weight while also eating easy to prepare delicious foods. All this together to ultimately regain control over their health.
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Photo of Rachel L Leigh, MS, RDN, CDN, Nutritionist/Dietitian
Rachel L Leigh
Nutritionist/Dietitian, MS, RDN, CDN
Verified Verified
Milford, CT 06460
I am a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. I hold a Master's in Human Nutrition from the University of New Haven and completed a comprehensive dietetic internship at Yale-NewHaven Hospital. I aim to help patients achieve their health goals through evidence-based, patient-centered nutrition care.
I am a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. I hold a Master's in Human Nutrition from the University of New Haven and completed a comprehensive dietetic internship at Yale-NewHaven Hospital. I aim to help patients achieve their health goals through evidence-based, patient-centered nutrition care.
(203) 590-8484 View (203) 590-8484
Photo of Beth Rosen, MS, RD, CDN, Nutritionist/Dietitian
Beth Rosen
Nutritionist/Dietitian, MS, RD, CDN
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Southbury, CT 06488
I am a non-diet Registered Dietitian and a gut health expert practicing from a weight-inclusive approach. I help my clients find relief from digestive disorders such as Irritable Bowel Disease (IBS), Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO), Gastroparesis, Colitis, and GERD. I have also designed techniques and programs to empower chronic dieters, disordered eaters, and those in eating disorder recovery to mend their relationship with food and their bodies. My goal is to empower you to choose dietary interventions for the pursuit of health and wellness instead of using diets to manipulate your body for thinness.
I am a non-diet Registered Dietitian and a gut health expert practicing from a weight-inclusive approach. I help my clients find relief from digestive disorders such as Irritable Bowel Disease (IBS), Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO), Gastroparesis, Colitis, and GERD. I have also designed techniques and programs to empower chronic dieters, disordered eaters, and those in eating disorder recovery to mend their relationship with food and their bodies. My goal is to empower you to choose dietary interventions for the pursuit of health and wellness instead of using diets to manipulate your body for thinness.
(475) 224-2102 View (475) 224-2102
Photo of Victoria Lawlor - Your Wellness Way, LLC, MS,  CDN, LDN, CNS, Nutritionist/Dietitian
Your Wellness Way, LLC
Nutritionist/Dietitian, MS, CDN, LDN, CNS
Verified Verified
Milford, CT 06460
Tori is a Functional Nutritionist, graduating Summa Cum Laude from the University of Bridgeport with a Masters in Clinical Nutrition and an undergraduate degree from Brown University. She is a Licensed Dietary Nutritionist and Certified Nutrition Specialist with a passion to help others to find holistic real-life solutions to truly be well. How is she different? Tori believes in a fully integrative approach to address mental, physical, emotional and spiritual health. Each client is assessed individually, including diet, biochemistry, medical history, genetics, environment, stress and lifestyle.
Tori is a Functional Nutritionist, graduating Summa Cum Laude from the University of Bridgeport with a Masters in Clinical Nutrition and an undergraduate degree from Brown University. She is a Licensed Dietary Nutritionist and Certified Nutrition Specialist with a passion to help others to find holistic real-life solutions to truly be well. How is she different? Tori believes in a fully integrative approach to address mental, physical, emotional and spiritual health. Each client is assessed individually, including diet, biochemistry, medical history, genetics, environment, stress and lifestyle.
(203) 941-5399 View (203) 941-5399
Photo of Abby Kolbrener Greenspun - Abby Greenspun Nutrition, MS, RD, CD-N, Nutritionist/Dietitian
Abby Greenspun Nutrition
Nutritionist/Dietitian, MS, RD, CD-N
Verified Verified
Westport, CT 06880
My goal is to help adults and children incorporate healthy eating habits and heighten their awareness of the importance of health and nutrition. I find satisfaction in knowing that I helped change someone's life in a positive way. There is nothing better than watching a patient's health and well being improve as a result of implementing a healthy diet.
My goal is to help adults and children incorporate healthy eating habits and heighten their awareness of the importance of health and nutrition. I find satisfaction in knowing that I helped change someone's life in a positive way. There is nothing better than watching a patient's health and well being improve as a result of implementing a healthy diet.
(203) 403-2863 View (203) 403-2863
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Brianna Theus
Nutritionist/Dietitian, RDN, CDN
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Brookfield, CT 06804
How often do you feel guilty for what or how much you have eaten? Do you notice that you have to try a new diet every 6 months because you "fall of the wagon" or "fail" and have to start again? Are you tired of hating and trying to change your body? Do you feel like you can't eat foods from your culture because they're "not good for you"? You are most definitely not alone in that! I'm Brianna and these questions are very hard to ponder, but that's why I'm here! At The Celestial Life, I will help you gain freedom from diet culture.
How often do you feel guilty for what or how much you have eaten? Do you notice that you have to try a new diet every 6 months because you "fall of the wagon" or "fail" and have to start again? Are you tired of hating and trying to change your body? Do you feel like you can't eat foods from your culture because they're "not good for you"? You are most definitely not alone in that! I'm Brianna and these questions are very hard to ponder, but that's why I'm here! At The Celestial Life, I will help you gain freedom from diet culture.
(475) 258-7682 View (475) 258-7682
Photo of Lisa Gatti, MS, CNS, CDN, Nutritionist/Dietitian
Lisa Gatti
Nutritionist/Dietitian, MS, CNS, CDN
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Greenwich, CT 06830
I help women who are struggling with a health issue or frustrating symptoms make sustainable diet and lifestyle changes so that they feel truly empowered in their health and their lives.
I help women who are struggling with a health issue or frustrating symptoms make sustainable diet and lifestyle changes so that they feel truly empowered in their health and their lives.
(203) 349-6739 View (203) 349-6739
Photo of Lisa Bunce, MS, RD, Nutritionist/Dietitian
Lisa Bunce
Nutritionist/Dietitian, MS, RD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Redding, CT 06896
I act as your coach and help you identify obstacles that inhibit healthful eating behaviors and take a new look at your daily lifestyle to help you make simple changes for better nutrition, disease prevention and health promotion. I help you examine your attitudes affecting your health choices and help you to focus on moderation not elimination. You will learn new skills for shopping, food selection, food preparation, and portion control. The goal is to make your health changes maintainable and sustainable. I offer you long term solutions for healthier living for you and your family.
I act as your coach and help you identify obstacles that inhibit healthful eating behaviors and take a new look at your daily lifestyle to help you make simple changes for better nutrition, disease prevention and health promotion. I help you examine your attitudes affecting your health choices and help you to focus on moderation not elimination. You will learn new skills for shopping, food selection, food preparation, and portion control. The goal is to make your health changes maintainable and sustainable. I offer you long term solutions for healthier living for you and your family.
(203) 490-0029 View (203) 490-0029
Photo of Jena Vane, HN, Nutritionist/Dietitian
Jena Vane
Nutritionist/Dietitian, HN
Verified Verified
Stamford, CT 06905
Working with clients of all age groups specialized in holistic nutrition, wellness, mold and mycotoxin illness, and more. I look forward to developing plans for each client based off their bodies and needs :)
Working with clients of all age groups specialized in holistic nutrition, wellness, mold and mycotoxin illness, and more. I look forward to developing plans for each client based off their bodies and needs :)
(475) 255-3029 View (475) 255-3029
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Vital Practice Nutrition
Nutritionist/Dietitian, MS, CNS, LDN, CDN
Verified Verified
Hamden, CT 06514  (Online Only)
We live in a diet-obsessed culture that hyper-focuses on thinness as a proxy for health. Many of us have lost touch with our body's innate hunger and fullness cues because we have tried so many different diet plans, detoxes, cleanses, and "lifestyle changes." All of these dietary experiments ultimately wreak havoc on our mental and physical health, leading to disordered eating, anxiety, obsessive thoughts, and weight cycling, among other things. Many of my clients tell me they just don't know what to eat anymore because of all the dietary rules to which they have been adhering.
We live in a diet-obsessed culture that hyper-focuses on thinness as a proxy for health. Many of us have lost touch with our body's innate hunger and fullness cues because we have tried so many different diet plans, detoxes, cleanses, and "lifestyle changes." All of these dietary experiments ultimately wreak havoc on our mental and physical health, leading to disordered eating, anxiety, obsessive thoughts, and weight cycling, among other things. Many of my clients tell me they just don't know what to eat anymore because of all the dietary rules to which they have been adhering.
(203) 489-2142 View (203) 489-2142
FAQs - About Nutritionists and Dietitians

How can I find a dietitian or nutritionist in Connecticut?

To find dietitians and nutritionists near you, input your city, town, suburb, 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 registered dietitian (RD) or registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN) has earned at least a graduate degree from an accredited program, completed a supervised practice program, passed the Commission on Dietetic Registration exam, and continues their education regularly. The RD and RDN credentials are regulated by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the largest nutrition-related organization in the country. Only professionals who meet their standards can call themselves an RD or RDN and enjoy privileges like billing insurance. Additionally, RDs and RDNs can get board certifications in specialized areas such as gerontological nutrition (CSG), sports dietetics (CSSD), pediatric nutrition (CSP), renal nutrition (CSR), or oncology nutrition (CSO). They also need state licensure, which usually aligns with national requirements.

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 counseling, 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, such as a Board Certified Specialist in Oncology Nutrition (CSO) or a Board Certified Specialist in Renal Nutrition (CSR). These credentials indicate advanced education and a commitment to ongoing learning within a specific area. 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 primary care physician or another medical professional may be necessary. In such cases, a referral is typically made for those who have been formally diagnosed with a medical condition requiring nutrition counseling, 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 counseling 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 within the United States 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 licensed 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.