Nutritionists and Dietitians near Watertown, MA

Photo of Ryan Maciel, RDN, Pn2, CSCS, Nutritionist/Dietitian
Ryan Maciel
Nutritionist/Dietitian, RDN, Pn2, CSCS
Verified Verified
Watertown, MA 02472
I am a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN), Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), and Precision Nutrition Level 2 Coach (Pn2). I have worked in the health industry for over 11 years. I believe that eating healthy and achieving good health shouldn't be complicated. Everyone is unique, and there is no one-size-fits-all diet. I meet my clients where they are and collaborate with them to craft a plan that is easy to follow yet effective to meets their needs and goals. Finally, I provide my clients with the guidance, support, and accountability to help them succeed.
I am a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN), Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), and Precision Nutrition Level 2 Coach (Pn2). I have worked in the health industry for over 11 years. I believe that eating healthy and achieving good health shouldn't be complicated. Everyone is unique, and there is no one-size-fits-all diet. I meet my clients where they are and collaborate with them to craft a plan that is easy to follow yet effective to meets their needs and goals. Finally, I provide my clients with the guidance, support, and accountability to help them succeed.
(413) 299-2189 View (413) 299-2189
Photo of Erin Angelillo, RD, LDN, Nutritionist/Dietitian
Erin Angelillo
Nutritionist/Dietitian, RD, LDN
Verified Verified
Watertown, MA 02472
Waitlist for new clients
Are you consumed by worries about your food choices and their effects on your health and body? If you're ready to make peace with food, mend your relationship with your body, and begin living the life you desire, I'm here to help. Get ready for a sustainable, radical approach to nutrition through my weight-inclusive practice, specializing in Intuitive Eating and the Health at Every Size (HAES) framework.
Are you consumed by worries about your food choices and their effects on your health and body? If you're ready to make peace with food, mend your relationship with your body, and begin living the life you desire, I'm here to help. Get ready for a sustainable, radical approach to nutrition through my weight-inclusive practice, specializing in Intuitive Eating and the Health at Every Size (HAES) framework.
(857) 466-1820 View (857) 466-1820
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Anne Mittnacht
Nutritionist/Dietitian, MPH, RD, TCTSY-F
Verified Verified
Watertown, MA 02472
I believe that full recovery from eating disorders is possible. I also believe that everyone deserves to have a relationship with food that feels truly joyful and nourishing. If you are struggling with an eating disorder, or if you feel stuck in a restrictive diet cycle and would like to heal your relationship with food, I am here to help.
I believe that full recovery from eating disorders is possible. I also believe that everyone deserves to have a relationship with food that feels truly joyful and nourishing. If you are struggling with an eating disorder, or if you feel stuck in a restrictive diet cycle and would like to heal your relationship with food, I am here to help.
(339) 218-6367 View (339) 218-6367
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Chloe Schweinshaut
Nutritionist/Dietitian, RD, LDN, CLT
Verified Verified
Watertown, MA 02472  (Online Only)
Our practice specializes in weight loss, cardiometabolic health, prenatal and postpartum health, family nutrition, skin health, hormone health, gut health, food sensitivities and workplace wellness My past clients will tell you that a lot of the work you do with me comes in-between sessions. There's a lot of accountability check-ins and coaching so you feel as though you have a strategic partner in your health journey.
Our practice specializes in weight loss, cardiometabolic health, prenatal and postpartum health, family nutrition, skin health, hormone health, gut health, food sensitivities and workplace wellness My past clients will tell you that a lot of the work you do with me comes in-between sessions. There's a lot of accountability check-ins and coaching so you feel as though you have a strategic partner in your health journey.
(617) 410-5947 View (617) 410-5947
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Rachel Artus
Nutritionist/Dietitian, RD, LDN
Verified Verified
Boston, MA 02135
Telehealth appointments only. Rachel's goal is to empower her clients to make food and lifestyle changes that will not only stick for decades, but will result in joyful and wholesome living. Rachel helps her clients to ditch their restrictive mindset and find food freedom through one-on-one coaching for behavior change, while promoting attainable and realistic goal-setting along the way. She believes in the power of balanced nutrition and food freedom, while using a hands-on approach to assist clients in making and then meeting their individualized goals.
Telehealth appointments only. Rachel's goal is to empower her clients to make food and lifestyle changes that will not only stick for decades, but will result in joyful and wholesome living. Rachel helps her clients to ditch their restrictive mindset and find food freedom through one-on-one coaching for behavior change, while promoting attainable and realistic goal-setting along the way. She believes in the power of balanced nutrition and food freedom, while using a hands-on approach to assist clients in making and then meeting their individualized goals.
(860) 499-3367 View (860) 499-3367
Photo of Jessica Roy - Waverley Oaks Nutrition Services, MS, RDN, LDN, Nutritionist/Dietitian
Waverley Oaks Nutrition Services
Nutritionist/Dietitian, MS, RDN, LDN
Verified Verified
Waltham, MA 02452
At Waverley Oaks Nutrition Services, we work with our community to help you improve your health and reach your goals. Our team of Registered Dietitians will take the time to understand where you are right now in terms of your lifestyle and diet to create an individualized plan to help achieve results.
At Waverley Oaks Nutrition Services, we work with our community to help you improve your health and reach your goals. Our team of Registered Dietitians will take the time to understand where you are right now in terms of your lifestyle and diet to create an individualized plan to help achieve results.
(781) 746-6655 View (781) 746-6655
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Gabrielle McGrath
Nutritionist/Dietitian, MS, RDN
Verified Verified
Newton, MA 02456
Virtual Dietitian nutrition coaching program helping you drop dieting and excess weight while gaining freedom, energy and confidence by unlearning behaviors, embodying new habits, nourishing your body through a simple method, resetting your metabolism and balancing hormones.I can’t wait to help you achieve your goals and never worry about weight loss again.
Virtual Dietitian nutrition coaching program helping you drop dieting and excess weight while gaining freedom, energy and confidence by unlearning behaviors, embodying new habits, nourishing your body through a simple method, resetting your metabolism and balancing hormones.I can’t wait to help you achieve your goals and never worry about weight loss again.
(617) 819-0959 View (617) 819-0959
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Ellen Harris
Nutritionist/Dietitian, EdM, RDN, LDN, CLT
Verified Verified
Newton, MA 02458
Would you like to work on weight or chronic health conditions: diabetes/pre-diabetes, metabolic syndrome, hypothyroid, fibromyalgia, arthritis, skin reactions, GERD/reflux, gout, kidney stones, migraine, or brain fog? I work with you to target inflammation and food sensitivities using Integrative Nutrition Therapy combining western and complementary approaches. This regularly results in reducing or eliminating the need for medication. It repeatedly comes down to what you eat -- or don't eat — as well as stress management and exercise. My goal is to help you enjoy better health now and to reduce the risk of long-term complications.
Would you like to work on weight or chronic health conditions: diabetes/pre-diabetes, metabolic syndrome, hypothyroid, fibromyalgia, arthritis, skin reactions, GERD/reflux, gout, kidney stones, migraine, or brain fog? I work with you to target inflammation and food sensitivities using Integrative Nutrition Therapy combining western and complementary approaches. This regularly results in reducing or eliminating the need for medication. It repeatedly comes down to what you eat -- or don't eat — as well as stress management and exercise. My goal is to help you enjoy better health now and to reduce the risk of long-term complications.
(617) 209-4796 View (617) 209-4796
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Rachael Utstein
Nutritionist/Dietitian, MS, RD, CDN, LDN
Verified Verified
Cambridge, MA 02138  (Online Only)
Hello, I'm Rachael! I am a registered dietitian specializing in disordered eating, eating disorders, and body image. I believe that people of all body sizes and identities deserve a peaceful relationship with food and their bodies. I help my clients ditch diets & diet culture and support them in finding ways to nourish themselves, both physically & mentally, that actually feel good. Whether you are in recovery from an eating disorder, have been on & off diets for what seems like your whole life, or feel loads of stress, confusion or guilt surrounding your food choices, you've come to the right spot.
Hello, I'm Rachael! I am a registered dietitian specializing in disordered eating, eating disorders, and body image. I believe that people of all body sizes and identities deserve a peaceful relationship with food and their bodies. I help my clients ditch diets & diet culture and support them in finding ways to nourish themselves, both physically & mentally, that actually feel good. Whether you are in recovery from an eating disorder, have been on & off diets for what seems like your whole life, or feel loads of stress, confusion or guilt surrounding your food choices, you've come to the right spot.
(475) 241-7938 View (475) 241-7938
Photo of Jill M Nelligan, MS, RD, LDN, Nutritionist/Dietitian
Jill M Nelligan
Nutritionist/Dietitian, MS, RD, LDN
Verified Verified
Newton, MA 02460  (Online Only)
At South Shore Family Nutrition, we strive to create a safe and positive space to provide nutrition counseling for individuals and families. Jill Nelligan, owner and registered dietitian, practices from an Intuitive Eating and Health at Every Size lens. She works with clients to improve their relationship with food and their body, taking an individualized approach to every session. Whether you’re a parent looking for information to help your child make healthier choices, or an individual looking to make changes in your own life, we’re here to help.
At South Shore Family Nutrition, we strive to create a safe and positive space to provide nutrition counseling for individuals and families. Jill Nelligan, owner and registered dietitian, practices from an Intuitive Eating and Health at Every Size lens. She works with clients to improve their relationship with food and their body, taking an individualized approach to every session. Whether you’re a parent looking for information to help your child make healthier choices, or an individual looking to make changes in your own life, we’re here to help.
(857) 256-5248 View (857) 256-5248
Photo of Sarah Canterman, MS, RD, LDN, Nutritionist/Dietitian
Sarah Canterman
Nutritionist/Dietitian, MS, RD, LDN
Verified Verified
Cambridge, MA 02138
Are you tired of dieting? Are you looking to feel better, improve your health, and feel more confident about your body? I am a dietitian that focuses on creating long-term change by eliminating the restriction of dieting and instead focusing on your relationship with food and eating. I use principles of Intuitive Eating, Mindfulness, and couple this with core nutritional foundations. The result is not a diet or restriction, but instead small lifestyle changes that feel empowering and sustainable. My goal is create an atmosphere for clients that is both supportive and nonjudgmental of your individual goals. Change IS possible!
Are you tired of dieting? Are you looking to feel better, improve your health, and feel more confident about your body? I am a dietitian that focuses on creating long-term change by eliminating the restriction of dieting and instead focusing on your relationship with food and eating. I use principles of Intuitive Eating, Mindfulness, and couple this with core nutritional foundations. The result is not a diet or restriction, but instead small lifestyle changes that feel empowering and sustainable. My goal is create an atmosphere for clients that is both supportive and nonjudgmental of your individual goals. Change IS possible!
(508) 206-9047 View (508) 206-9047
Photo of Rachel Reynolds, MS, RDN, LDN, Nutritionist/Dietitian
Rachel Reynolds
Nutritionist/Dietitian, MS, RDN, LDN
Verified Verified
Newton, MA 02458
I am a licensed, registered dietitian/nutritionist offering virtual nutrition counseling. I enjoy working with adult clients of all ages with any of the following: weight-related concerns, eating disorders, disordered eating thoughts or behaviors, struggles with body image, cardiovascular disease, and Parkinson's Disease. I am passionate about helping clients achieve their nutrition goals, and establish a healthy relationship with food and their body, so they can live life to the fullest.
I am a licensed, registered dietitian/nutritionist offering virtual nutrition counseling. I enjoy working with adult clients of all ages with any of the following: weight-related concerns, eating disorders, disordered eating thoughts or behaviors, struggles with body image, cardiovascular disease, and Parkinson's Disease. I am passionate about helping clients achieve their nutrition goals, and establish a healthy relationship with food and their body, so they can live life to the fullest.
(617) 553-4297 View (617) 553-4297
Photo of Nicole Chenard, MS, RD, LDN, Nutritionist/Dietitian
Nicole Chenard
Nutritionist/Dietitian, MS, RD, LDN
Verified Verified
Cambridge, MA 02138
Do you constantly wish you had more energy? Less confusion? More confidence about your health? That's what you are you going to get from Nicole. Personally tailored tools for you to build up your health skills, so you can stop questioning your choices. The last thing you'll get is one-size-fits-all advice. At your initial visit, expect to do a lot of talking while she does a lot of listening. After learning about your health history, favorite foods, eating and exercise habits, she will help you set goals and prioritize. Follow-up visits will focus on maintenance and monitoring your progress. You pick the topic.
Do you constantly wish you had more energy? Less confusion? More confidence about your health? That's what you are you going to get from Nicole. Personally tailored tools for you to build up your health skills, so you can stop questioning your choices. The last thing you'll get is one-size-fits-all advice. At your initial visit, expect to do a lot of talking while she does a lot of listening. After learning about your health history, favorite foods, eating and exercise habits, she will help you set goals and prioritize. Follow-up visits will focus on maintenance and monitoring your progress. You pick the topic.
(857) 304-9516 View (857) 304-9516
Photo of Sara Yen, RDN, LDN, Nutritionist/Dietitian
Sara Yen
Nutritionist/Dietitian, RDN, LDN
Verified Verified
Newton, MA 02459
I specialized in working include adolescents and adults seeking medical nutrition therapy for any of the following conditions (or combination of conditions): eating disorders or disordered eating, food intolerances or allergies, digestive disorders, prediabetes or diabetes. I work with individuals aged 16+ and the parents of children aged 5-17.
I specialized in working include adolescents and adults seeking medical nutrition therapy for any of the following conditions (or combination of conditions): eating disorders or disordered eating, food intolerances or allergies, digestive disorders, prediabetes or diabetes. I work with individuals aged 16+ and the parents of children aged 5-17.
(857) 524-3525 View (857) 524-3525
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Alora Frederick
Nutritionist/Dietitian, RDN, LDN
Verified Verified
Waltham, MA 02452
I am a Registered Dietitian focused on applying integrative and functional nutrition models, which examine the root cause of issues rather than just addressing the symptoms. I love to help people feel their best and have a special interest in GI health and mental health (depression & anxiety). I strive to motivate individuals on their health journey and enjoy facilitating an understanding and practical application of nutrition science.
I am a Registered Dietitian focused on applying integrative and functional nutrition models, which examine the root cause of issues rather than just addressing the symptoms. I love to help people feel their best and have a special interest in GI health and mental health (depression & anxiety). I strive to motivate individuals on their health journey and enjoy facilitating an understanding and practical application of nutrition science.
(781) 746-7347 x149 View (781) 746-7347 x149
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Daniel Goebel
Nutritionist/Dietitian, RD, LDN, CSSD
Verified Verified
Cambridge, MA 02138
Work with you every step of the way to meet your nutrition and performance goals. Whether you are looking to find ways to improve your eating habits, lose weight and build strength, or manage a chronic disease, I will take a personal and individualized approach to helping you clients reach your goals.
Work with you every step of the way to meet your nutrition and performance goals. Whether you are looking to find ways to improve your eating habits, lose weight and build strength, or manage a chronic disease, I will take a personal and individualized approach to helping you clients reach your goals.
(339) 229-5210 View (339) 229-5210
Photo of Michelle Anderson - NutriGreene Registered Dietitians, RDN CDN, CDCES, MS, Nutritionist/Dietitian
NutriGreene Registered Dietitians
Nutritionist/Dietitian, RDN CDN, CDCES, MS
Verified Verified
Waltham, MA 02453
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) 864-4305 View (860) 864-4305
Photo of Matt Stranberg, CSSD, MS, RDN, LDN, CSCS, Nutritionist/Dietitian
Matt Stranberg
Nutritionist/Dietitian, CSSD, MS, RDN, LDN, CSCS
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Boston, MA 02135
We are overloaded with information about food and exercise, but often struggle to find the wisdom needed to nurture these relationships. To address these issues, I have studied and worked with some of the best athletes, coaches, and teams in the world. I have cofounded research-based programs and initiatives to treat athletes struggling with eating disorders, and aim to distill the knowledge and wisdom needed to translate nutrition and exercise science into practical solutions to help you achieve your dreams. I look forward to hearing about your goals and learning how I can best equip you to develop your own sense of mastery!
We are overloaded with information about food and exercise, but often struggle to find the wisdom needed to nurture these relationships. To address these issues, I have studied and worked with some of the best athletes, coaches, and teams in the world. I have cofounded research-based programs and initiatives to treat athletes struggling with eating disorders, and aim to distill the knowledge and wisdom needed to translate nutrition and exercise science into practical solutions to help you achieve your dreams. I look forward to hearing about your goals and learning how I can best equip you to develop your own sense of mastery!
(617) 231-9373 View (617) 231-9373
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Alexis Beck
Nutritionist/Dietitian, MPH, RD, LDN
Verified Verified
Cambridge, MA 02138  (Online Only)
NutritionRx is a concierge private practice offering personalized, evidence-based nutrition and weight management solutions. Led by Alexis Beck, RD, an Advanced Practice Nutritionist specializing in Medical Obesity, NutritionRx collaborates with top obesity physicians in Boston. Alexis creates custom nutrition plans tailored to your lifestyle, challenges, and goals, promoting sustainable, non-deprivation wellness.
NutritionRx is a concierge private practice offering personalized, evidence-based nutrition and weight management solutions. Led by Alexis Beck, RD, an Advanced Practice Nutritionist specializing in Medical Obesity, NutritionRx collaborates with top obesity physicians in Boston. Alexis creates custom nutrition plans tailored to your lifestyle, challenges, and goals, promoting sustainable, non-deprivation wellness.
(617) 606-5360 View (617) 606-5360
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Katherine L Fernald
Nutritionist/Dietitian, MS, RD, LDN, Reiki, Master
Verified Verified
Cambridge, MA 02138  (Online Only)
I am a registered, licensed, insurance accepting, psych-specialist nutritionist with over 20 years experience. Referrals and inquiries accepted for nutritional concerns including: eating disorders, weight control issues for all ages, Alzheimers, diabetes, digestive disorders, and other medical concerns. I offer assistance with 12 step recovery programs, medication induced weight gain, complex issues involving: nutrition and pregnancy, breast feeding, cholesterol, blood pressure, heart related issues, and vegetarian nutrition. I also specialize in co-occurring mental illness and eating disorders or other medical issues. I have experience in geriatric and childhood psychiatric nutrition. I provide family support and involvement as necessary.
I am a registered, licensed, insurance accepting, psych-specialist nutritionist with over 20 years experience. Referrals and inquiries accepted for nutritional concerns including: eating disorders, weight control issues for all ages, Alzheimers, diabetes, digestive disorders, and other medical concerns. I offer assistance with 12 step recovery programs, medication induced weight gain, complex issues involving: nutrition and pregnancy, breast feeding, cholesterol, blood pressure, heart related issues, and vegetarian nutrition. I also specialize in co-occurring mental illness and eating disorders or other medical issues. I have experience in geriatric and childhood psychiatric nutrition. I provide family support and involvement as necessary.
(508) 955-0579 View (508) 955-0579
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FAQs - About Nutritionists and Dietitians

How can I find a dietitian or nutritionist in Watertown?

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.