Nutritionists and Dietitians near Kent County, RI

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Photo of Rachel Tenuta, RDN, LDN, CDOE, Nutritionist/Dietitian
Rachel Tenuta
Nutritionist/Dietitian, RDN, LDN, CDOE
Verified Verified
I am a Registered Dietitian and a Certified Diabetes Outpatient Educator who works with both adults and the pediatric population. I earned my bachelors of science from the University of Rhode Island, and completed by Dietetic Internship at New York University, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein Hospital in New York City. My specialties include Diabetes, Digestive Disorders, Vegansim, and Weight Management, with a certificate of training in weight managment. My education and work experience, coupled with my passion for nutrition, has allowed me to successfully assist others in obtaining and sustaining healthy eating behaviors and balanced lifestyles.
I am a Registered Dietitian and a Certified Diabetes Outpatient Educator who works with both adults and the pediatric population. I earned my bachelors of science from the University of Rhode Island, and completed by Dietetic Internship at New York University, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein Hospital in New York City. My specialties include Diabetes, Digestive Disorders, Vegansim, and Weight Management, with a certificate of training in weight managment. My education and work experience, coupled with my passion for nutrition, has allowed me to successfully assist others in obtaining and sustaining healthy eating behaviors and balanced lifestyles.
(401) 307-4813 View (401) 307-4813
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Atlantic Registered Dietitian Services, LLC
Nutritionist/Dietitian, RD
Verified Verified
Warwick, RI 02888
My primary focus is to understand and analyze your lifestyle in order to create a nutrition plan that provides you a lifetime of healthy habits that are attainable and sustainable. I can assist individuals trying to manage their diabetes, reach and/or maintain a healthy weight, and face disordered eating behaviors. Through personal and professional experience, I understand the difficulties needed to confront and alleviate obstacles that may be standing in your way. My goal is to help create a nutrition plan based on your nutrition status, medical condition, and personal goals.
My primary focus is to understand and analyze your lifestyle in order to create a nutrition plan that provides you a lifetime of healthy habits that are attainable and sustainable. I can assist individuals trying to manage their diabetes, reach and/or maintain a healthy weight, and face disordered eating behaviors. Through personal and professional experience, I understand the difficulties needed to confront and alleviate obstacles that may be standing in your way. My goal is to help create a nutrition plan based on your nutrition status, medical condition, and personal goals.
(401) 357-0823 View (401) 357-0823
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NourishRX Nutrition
Nutritionist/Dietitian, RD, LDN
Verified Verified
Warwick, RI 02886  (Online Only)
We are NourishRX Nutrition, an outpatient eating disorder practice. Ryann, our founder, is a certified eating disorder registered dietitian who began our practice in 2010. We are a team of Registered Dietitians here to listen and get to the root of what’s causing you harm while establishing a safe and trusted space. Together we will work towards letting go of diet mentality and developing healthy habits to support improved nutrition and improved body image. We will work to pursue a healing journey that helps you to create a more meaningful, confident, and connected life! Book a FREE call: www.nourishrx.com/appointments
We are NourishRX Nutrition, an outpatient eating disorder practice. Ryann, our founder, is a certified eating disorder registered dietitian who began our practice in 2010. We are a team of Registered Dietitians here to listen and get to the root of what’s causing you harm while establishing a safe and trusted space. Together we will work towards letting go of diet mentality and developing healthy habits to support improved nutrition and improved body image. We will work to pursue a healing journey that helps you to create a more meaningful, confident, and connected life! Book a FREE call: www.nourishrx.com/appointments
(401) 372-8232 View (401) 372-8232
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Adriana Brayman
Nutritionist/Dietitian, RD, LDN
Verified Verified
I am a Non Diet/HAES Dietitian and a Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor. My passion is to help people who struggle with chronic dieting and eating disorders. I help my clients develop a healthy REAL INTUITIVE relationship with food, by stopping the "food worrying" and labeling food as "good or bad" and becoming their own experts when it comes to listening to their bodies. My approach is very unique and individualized. I work with children, adolescents, college students, adults and all genders.
I am a Non Diet/HAES Dietitian and a Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor. My passion is to help people who struggle with chronic dieting and eating disorders. I help my clients develop a healthy REAL INTUITIVE relationship with food, by stopping the "food worrying" and labeling food as "good or bad" and becoming their own experts when it comes to listening to their bodies. My approach is very unique and individualized. I work with children, adolescents, college students, adults and all genders.
(401) 466-4310 View (401) 466-4310
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Cindi Powell
Nutritionist/Dietitian, MS, RD, LDN, CPT, RYT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
East Greenwich, RI 02818  (Online Only)
Hello! I am a Massachusetts & Rhode Island-based Registered Dietitian with the group practice, Karuna Wellness Studio, who sees clients both in-person in Norwood, MA and virtually across the U.S. Karuna is a group practice specializing in nutrition and movement services through a anti-diet, HAES-aligned, weight-neutral approach. We integrate the pillars of lifestyle medicine and nutritional psychiatry to serve as health advocates for our clients, promoting both physical and mental health.
Hello! I am a Massachusetts & Rhode Island-based Registered Dietitian with the group practice, Karuna Wellness Studio, who sees clients both in-person in Norwood, MA and virtually across the U.S. Karuna is a group practice specializing in nutrition and movement services through a anti-diet, HAES-aligned, weight-neutral approach. We integrate the pillars of lifestyle medicine and nutritional psychiatry to serve as health advocates for our clients, promoting both physical and mental health.
(401) 200-4013 View (401) 200-4013
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Samantha DeMello
Nutritionist/Dietitian, RD, LD, in RI, NH, MA
Verified Verified
I believe that everyone deserves to have a basic understanding of nutrition, and my goal is to help clients meet their individual nutritional needs and set realistic, achievable goals. I understand that improving health is about more than just “knowing what to do,” and that seeing me is often not your first step towards better health. Part of working with me is identifying and helping you overcome past and present obstacles in order to create lasting lifestyle changes.
I believe that everyone deserves to have a basic understanding of nutrition, and my goal is to help clients meet their individual nutritional needs and set realistic, achievable goals. I understand that improving health is about more than just “knowing what to do,” and that seeing me is often not your first step towards better health. Part of working with me is identifying and helping you overcome past and present obstacles in order to create lasting lifestyle changes.
(401) 594-4603 View (401) 594-4603
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Laura E Kilcline
Nutritionist/Dietitian, MS, RD, LDN, CPT
Verified Verified
Providence, RI 02903
I specialize in helping adults with sports/performance nutrition, mindful eating, and balanced lifestyle habits. I empower my clients to feel their best through nutrition and health habits and teach them how to fuel their bodies properly to crush their goals. I give my clients strategies and knowledge for balanced eating habits that are sustainable, where you can enjoy all of your favorite foods and still reach your goals! My coaching style as informative, positive, and supportive in a judgement-free environment. I provide my clients with ongoing support in reaching their nutrition and health goals.
I specialize in helping adults with sports/performance nutrition, mindful eating, and balanced lifestyle habits. I empower my clients to feel their best through nutrition and health habits and teach them how to fuel their bodies properly to crush their goals. I give my clients strategies and knowledge for balanced eating habits that are sustainable, where you can enjoy all of your favorite foods and still reach your goals! My coaching style as informative, positive, and supportive in a judgement-free environment. I provide my clients with ongoing support in reaching their nutrition and health goals.
(401) 314-9667 View (401) 314-9667
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Nicolette Fraza
Nutritionist/Dietitian, MS, RDN, LDN
Verified Verified
Warwick, RI 02886
I believe everyone has the right to live an energetic, symptom free life and have epic daily poops. Bloating, reflux, irregular bowel movements, gas, food sensitivities, chronic fatigue, weight fluctuations and skin issues are not normaI and are not all in your head. I help people struggling with chronic gut health issues overcome their symptoms through evidence based, plant centered nutrition strategies when conventional medicine has failed them. Together we will take an individualized, holistic approach to restore your gut health, calm inflammation and ditch the diets so you can feel confident in the way you eat, look, and feel.
I believe everyone has the right to live an energetic, symptom free life and have epic daily poops. Bloating, reflux, irregular bowel movements, gas, food sensitivities, chronic fatigue, weight fluctuations and skin issues are not normaI and are not all in your head. I help people struggling with chronic gut health issues overcome their symptoms through evidence based, plant centered nutrition strategies when conventional medicine has failed them. Together we will take an individualized, holistic approach to restore your gut health, calm inflammation and ditch the diets so you can feel confident in the way you eat, look, and feel.
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Harmony With FOOD
Nutritionist/Dietitian, RD, LDN
Verified Verified
Do you have Constipation, Bloating, Gas, Reflux or other Gut Health Issues? Weight loss resistance can be another problem, when you have GI issues. This may prevent you from being the social person that you use to be, or decrease your ability to function optimally at work, etc. Imagine if we could resolve these issues so that you have more energy, feel social again and enjoy your family. Gut Issues may be costing you in more ways than one. Test Do Not Guess. We can do a myriad of testing to determine the exactly what foods you should or should not be consuming based on: Microbiome, food sensitvity, food additve testing.
Do you have Constipation, Bloating, Gas, Reflux or other Gut Health Issues? Weight loss resistance can be another problem, when you have GI issues. This may prevent you from being the social person that you use to be, or decrease your ability to function optimally at work, etc. Imagine if we could resolve these issues so that you have more energy, feel social again and enjoy your family. Gut Issues may be costing you in more ways than one. Test Do Not Guess. We can do a myriad of testing to determine the exactly what foods you should or should not be consuming based on: Microbiome, food sensitvity, food additve testing.
(401) 409-8490 View (401) 409-8490
Photo of Lesley Varone, MS, RD, LDN, Nutritionist/Dietitian
Lesley Varone
Nutritionist/Dietitian, MS, RD, LDN
Verified Verified
Riverside, RI 02915
Hi there! My name is Lesley Varone and I am glad you are here. I live by the belief that there is no such thing as a “good” or “bad” food, they are simply different. My goal is to empower clients to live well by cultivating a positive and nourishing connection with food, fostering body acceptance, challenging diet culture norms, and understanding the broader societal influences on food and body image.
Hi there! My name is Lesley Varone and I am glad you are here. I live by the belief that there is no such thing as a “good” or “bad” food, they are simply different. My goal is to empower clients to live well by cultivating a positive and nourishing connection with food, fostering body acceptance, challenging diet culture norms, and understanding the broader societal influences on food and body image.
(401) 343-7573 View (401) 343-7573
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Aileen Birkitt Rd Ldn
Nutritionist/Dietitian, RD, LDN
Verified Verified
Are you tired of dieting, only to gain it all back? Are you confused on what to eat/not eat due to all the confusing information from friends and social media? Are you frustrated with why you tend to binge eat at night when you think you've been "good" all day? Are you tired of suffering from an IBS diagnosis with constant bloating and constipation? The good news is that I can help you with all these issues and help you to finally start feeling better!
Are you tired of dieting, only to gain it all back? Are you confused on what to eat/not eat due to all the confusing information from friends and social media? Are you frustrated with why you tend to binge eat at night when you think you've been "good" all day? Are you tired of suffering from an IBS diagnosis with constant bloating and constipation? The good news is that I can help you with all these issues and help you to finally start feeling better!
(401) 329-2138 View (401) 329-2138
Photo of Matthew D'Aria, RDN, LPTA, Nutritionist/Dietitian
Matthew D'Aria
Nutritionist/Dietitian, RDN, LPTA
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Providence, RI 02909
I became a registered dietitian nutritionist to help bring happiness back into people's lives through proper nutrition. I am here to guide you; whether due to an illness, dietary restrictions, weight loss, better athletic performance, or just wanting to try something new.
I became a registered dietitian nutritionist to help bring happiness back into people's lives through proper nutrition. I am here to guide you; whether due to an illness, dietary restrictions, weight loss, better athletic performance, or just wanting to try something new.
(804) 293-3628 View (804) 293-3628
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Harmony With FOOD, Meg Marie O'Rourke RD
Nutritionist/Dietitian, RD, LDN
Verified Verified
Test Don't Guess. Learn exactly what foods, drinks and supplements you should or should not be consuming. Are you suffering with Thyroid issues, Diabetes or Weight Loss Resistance? Are your GI Issues (constipation, bloating, diarrhea) affecting your work life, social life and home life? You deserve to resolve these issues, so that you can function optimally at work, socially and at home. We also offer personalized nutrition testing at our Bio-unique Boutique: "(One Size Does Not Fit All)": food sensitivity testing, micronutrient testing, food additive testing, Microbiome testing & more. All Tele-medicine or phone at this time.
Test Don't Guess. Learn exactly what foods, drinks and supplements you should or should not be consuming. Are you suffering with Thyroid issues, Diabetes or Weight Loss Resistance? Are your GI Issues (constipation, bloating, diarrhea) affecting your work life, social life and home life? You deserve to resolve these issues, so that you can function optimally at work, socially and at home. We also offer personalized nutrition testing at our Bio-unique Boutique: "(One Size Does Not Fit All)": food sensitivity testing, micronutrient testing, food additive testing, Microbiome testing & more. All Tele-medicine or phone at this time.
(401) 324-0372 View (401) 324-0372
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Melissa Kirdzik
Nutritionist/Dietitian, MS, RD, LDN, CSSD
Verified Verified
Growing up with an herbalist mother, need I say more...I will customize your diet to meet your specific health, nutrition & sports goals. I am a participating provider with most health insurance companies, making it affordable to maximize your health and reach your goals. All ages are welcome, I have experience with children, teens and adults.
Growing up with an herbalist mother, need I say more...I will customize your diet to meet your specific health, nutrition & sports goals. I am a participating provider with most health insurance companies, making it affordable to maximize your health and reach your goals. All ages are welcome, I have experience with children, teens and adults.
(401) 486-7089 View (401) 486-7089
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Laila Shanaa
Nutritionist/Dietitian, MS, RDN, LDN, CEDS
Verified Verified
Providence, RI 02909  (Online Only)
With my previous position as adolescent dietitian for in higher levels of eating disorder care, I have a special passion for eating disorder work. I may have years of formal education under my belt, but what I will never presume to know is how you “should eat.” I love helping people find an eating pattern that suits their needs, wants, and circumstances. I practice with a Health at Every Size framework that allows you to explore your health values regardless of your body size.
With my previous position as adolescent dietitian for in higher levels of eating disorder care, I have a special passion for eating disorder work. I may have years of formal education under my belt, but what I will never presume to know is how you “should eat.” I love helping people find an eating pattern that suits their needs, wants, and circumstances. I practice with a Health at Every Size framework that allows you to explore your health values regardless of your body size.
(508) 504-7611 View (508) 504-7611
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Sheridan Stringer
Nutritionist/Dietitian, RD, LDN, CSOWM, CDOE
Verified Verified
Providence, RI 02905
I am a Registered Dietitian, certified in weight management and a Certified Diabetes Outpatient Educator working with adults. I have worked at Women & Infants Hospital for over a decade, working alongside specialists in Obstetrics in Medicine, Gastroenterologists and Endocrinologists. I specialize in weight management, diabetes, PCOS, reproductive health and digestive disorders.
I am a Registered Dietitian, certified in weight management and a Certified Diabetes Outpatient Educator working with adults. I have worked at Women & Infants Hospital for over a decade, working alongside specialists in Obstetrics in Medicine, Gastroenterologists and Endocrinologists. I specialize in weight management, diabetes, PCOS, reproductive health and digestive disorders.
(508) 978-4101 View (508) 978-4101
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Ashley Vazquez
Nutritionist/Dietitian, MS, RD, LDN, CEDS-C
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Ashley Vazquez is a non-diet certified eating disorder registered dietitian and IAEDP approved supervisor working to help individuals with eating disorders, disordered eating, negative body image, and chronic dieting, improve their relationship with food since 2012. Ashley's goal in working with clients is to help them find freedom from food and achieve optimal health. Ashley has experience working with individuals in a variety of care settings (inpatient, residential, partial hospitalization programs, and outpatient) and truly believes the importance of strong team approach.
Ashley Vazquez is a non-diet certified eating disorder registered dietitian and IAEDP approved supervisor working to help individuals with eating disorders, disordered eating, negative body image, and chronic dieting, improve their relationship with food since 2012. Ashley's goal in working with clients is to help them find freedom from food and achieve optimal health. Ashley has experience working with individuals in a variety of care settings (inpatient, residential, partial hospitalization programs, and outpatient) and truly believes the importance of strong team approach.
(774) 854-8675 View (774) 854-8675
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Alexa Siminsky
Nutritionist/Dietitian, RD, LDN
Verified Verified
Cranston, RI 02920
Welcome! I am a Registered Dietitian in Providence, Rhode Island. I enjoy helping my clients make realistic changes that they can incorporate into their lifestyle. I chose to pursue a career in nutrition to be a reliable source for those seeking guidance on their nutritional health.
Welcome! I am a Registered Dietitian in Providence, Rhode Island. I enjoy helping my clients make realistic changes that they can incorporate into their lifestyle. I chose to pursue a career in nutrition to be a reliable source for those seeking guidance on their nutritional health.
(848) 256-0724 View (848) 256-0724
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Amber Yui
Nutritionist/Dietitian, MPH, RDN, LDN, CHES
Verified Verified
Barrington, RI 02806
Amber is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist with a Master's in Public Health. She discovered her passion when she became a mother and started merging her background in nutrition with early childhood development and mindful eating practices. She began teaching a course in Family Food & Nutrition in 2008 and has been teaching college courses while juggling motherhood ever since. Her integrative approach to health and wellness in combination with her background in nutrition and experience as a mother make her a wonderful resource. She enjoys interacting with clients to consider how best to help them reach their unique goals.
Amber is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist with a Master's in Public Health. She discovered her passion when she became a mother and started merging her background in nutrition with early childhood development and mindful eating practices. She began teaching a course in Family Food & Nutrition in 2008 and has been teaching college courses while juggling motherhood ever since. Her integrative approach to health and wellness in combination with her background in nutrition and experience as a mother make her a wonderful resource. She enjoys interacting with clients to consider how best to help them reach their unique goals.
(401) 400-4823 View (401) 400-4823
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Amanda Petty
Nutritionist/Dietitian, MS, RD, LDN
Verified Verified
My philosophy is simple: eat the foods you like, learn to moderate less nutritious foods and feel empowered to make healthy informed decisions.
My philosophy is simple: eat the foods you like, learn to moderate less nutritious foods and feel empowered to make healthy informed decisions.
(401) 400-8164 View (401) 400-8164
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FAQs - About Nutritionists and Dietitians

How can I find a dietitian or nutritionist in Kent County?

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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.