Nutritionists and Dietitians near Burien, WA

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Danielle Venhuizen
Nutritionist/Dietitian, MS, RD, CD, CLT
Verified Verified
Burien, WA 98166
I strongly believe in the power of food as medicine. I work with my clients to treat their health concerns using a natural, whole foods approach. My main areas of expertise include food allergies/sensitivities, digestive disorders such as IBS and SIBO, diabetes, and cardiovascular health.
I strongly believe in the power of food as medicine. I work with my clients to treat their health concerns using a natural, whole foods approach. My main areas of expertise include food allergies/sensitivities, digestive disorders such as IBS and SIBO, diabetes, and cardiovascular health.
(206) 569-8981 View (206) 569-8981
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Teresa L Yi | Sensibly Sprouted
Nutritionist/Dietitian, MS, RDN, CD
Verified Verified
Renton, WA 98055
My ideal client is proactive and motivated to improve their health, dealing with challenges like diabetes, weight management, or food sensitivities. They seek not just a diet, but a sustainable, balanced lifestyle. Their goal is to understand their condition, learn how to nourish their body correctly, and feel empowered in their food choices. They want guidance to navigate their dietary needs without feeling overwhelmed, aiming for a healthier, happier life. The why is clear: to take control of their health, experience wellness, and enjoy life to its fullest.
My ideal client is proactive and motivated to improve their health, dealing with challenges like diabetes, weight management, or food sensitivities. They seek not just a diet, but a sustainable, balanced lifestyle. Their goal is to understand their condition, learn how to nourish their body correctly, and feel empowered in their food choices. They want guidance to navigate their dietary needs without feeling overwhelmed, aiming for a healthier, happier life. The why is clear: to take control of their health, experience wellness, and enjoy life to its fullest.
(206) 202-9184 View (206) 202-9184
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Ashley Fitzgerald
Nutritionist/Dietitian, RD, RDN
Verified Verified
12 Endorsed
Seattle, WA 98101  (Online Only)
I'm a plant-based dietitian and nutritionist, focusing on vegan and vegetarian diets. I have been plant-based and gluten free for over a decade. I offer personalized Zoom consultations, including a free 20-min introductory session. My services range from counseling to creating tailored meal plans, addressing weight management, balanced eating, meal prep, and more. I also cover specialized areas like sports nutrition, digestive health, and various life stages including pregnancy and menopause. For a full list of services, please visit our website's service section. I can take on clients from WA, MD, OH, TX, CA, AZ, and CO.
I'm a plant-based dietitian and nutritionist, focusing on vegan and vegetarian diets. I have been plant-based and gluten free for over a decade. I offer personalized Zoom consultations, including a free 20-min introductory session. My services range from counseling to creating tailored meal plans, addressing weight management, balanced eating, meal prep, and more. I also cover specialized areas like sports nutrition, digestive health, and various life stages including pregnancy and menopause. For a full list of services, please visit our website's service section. I can take on clients from WA, MD, OH, TX, CA, AZ, and CO.
(832) 653-9698 View (832) 653-9698
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Kim Lien Le
Nutritionist/Dietitian, DCN, MS, CNS, CN
Verified Verified
Seattle, WA 98126
Dr. Kim Lien Le obtained her Doctorate in Clinical Nutrition (DCN). She is a Certified Nutritionist (CN) in the state of Washington and a Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS). Dr. Le understands that there is nothing more valuable to you than your health. As the founder of “Healthy is Wealthy LLC,” Dr. Le uses a holistic, flexible and personalized approach to address each individual’s unique health goals and needs.
Dr. Kim Lien Le obtained her Doctorate in Clinical Nutrition (DCN). She is a Certified Nutritionist (CN) in the state of Washington and a Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS). Dr. Le understands that there is nothing more valuable to you than your health. As the founder of “Healthy is Wealthy LLC,” Dr. Le uses a holistic, flexible and personalized approach to address each individual’s unique health goals and needs.
(737) 302-5624 View (737) 302-5624
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Amanda Cirie
Nutritionist/Dietitian, MS, CN
Verified Verified
Seattle, WA 98122
It is my passion and purpose to empower people to create and maintain a healthy lifestyle through nutrition, stress management, movement, and healthy relationships. I believe that everyone is unique in their approach to nutrition and I offer my clients the right tools, knowledge and strategies to help them overcome obstacles and regain their health. As as seasoned nutritionist I have worked with a wide range of people from executives and parents to athletes and performing artists, and anyone who loves to eat and wants to learn. My whole foods therapeutic approach and targeted supplemental use are the key to my practice.
It is my passion and purpose to empower people to create and maintain a healthy lifestyle through nutrition, stress management, movement, and healthy relationships. I believe that everyone is unique in their approach to nutrition and I offer my clients the right tools, knowledge and strategies to help them overcome obstacles and regain their health. As as seasoned nutritionist I have worked with a wide range of people from executives and parents to athletes and performing artists, and anyone who loves to eat and wants to learn. My whole foods therapeutic approach and targeted supplemental use are the key to my practice.
(206) 312-5165 View (206) 312-5165
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Christina Stapke, RDN
Nutritionist/Dietitian, RDN, CD
Verified Verified
Seattle, WA 98136
Do you have a chronic gut issue (such as SIBO, IBS, Crohn's, Ulcerative colitis, GERD) keeping you from feeling your best? We'll work together to develop a personalized action plan, taking your current diet and lifestyle habits, environment, gut health, genetics, family history (and much more) into account.
Do you have a chronic gut issue (such as SIBO, IBS, Crohn's, Ulcerative colitis, GERD) keeping you from feeling your best? We'll work together to develop a personalized action plan, taking your current diet and lifestyle habits, environment, gut health, genetics, family history (and much more) into account.
(206) 651-5177 View (206) 651-5177
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Emily Riddle
Nutritionist/Dietitian, PhD, RD, CDN
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Seattle, WA 98101  (Online Only)
Welcome! I help outdoor enthusiasts, professional athletes, adventure guides, fitness coaches, and individuals with active lifestyles looking to optimize their nutrition for peak performance and overall health. Ensuring proper fueling and hydration strategies to sustain energy levels and prevent fatigue and injury during prolonged exertion can be very challenging, especially when dealing with GI issues, altitude, or other environmental challenges. Combine this with the a desire to improve overall health and wellbeing, and the amount of information available can become overwhelming.
Welcome! I help outdoor enthusiasts, professional athletes, adventure guides, fitness coaches, and individuals with active lifestyles looking to optimize their nutrition for peak performance and overall health. Ensuring proper fueling and hydration strategies to sustain energy levels and prevent fatigue and injury during prolonged exertion can be very challenging, especially when dealing with GI issues, altitude, or other environmental challenges. Combine this with the a desire to improve overall health and wellbeing, and the amount of information available can become overwhelming.
(607) 882-6586 View (607) 882-6586
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Jessica Michelle Coghill
Nutritionist/Dietitian, MS, CNS
Verified Verified
Mercer Island, WA 98040
90% of health conditions and diseases can be prevented by proper nutrition and lifestyle modifications. Not only does management and prevention of chronic health conditions improve the quality and satisfaction of living, it also adds years and saves money later in life. The sooner you take the steps to a healthier life, the sooner you’ll feel better, happier, more energized, and more confident about your appearance. I’m here to help you set the foundation of a more fulfilling life you can enjoy with family and friends in years to come!
90% of health conditions and diseases can be prevented by proper nutrition and lifestyle modifications. Not only does management and prevention of chronic health conditions improve the quality and satisfaction of living, it also adds years and saves money later in life. The sooner you take the steps to a healthier life, the sooner you’ll feel better, happier, more energized, and more confident about your appearance. I’m here to help you set the foundation of a more fulfilling life you can enjoy with family and friends in years to come!
(425) 585-2870 View (425) 585-2870
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Emmy Bright
Nutritionist/Dietitian, MS, RDN, CD, LDN
Verified Verified
Seattle, WA 98101
Hi there! I'm Emmy Bright, a Registered Dietitian and Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor with a weight-neutral and non-diet approach to nutrition & health. I specialize in providing HAES-based medical nutrition therapy for chronic conditions including GI Disorders (IBS, Celiac, GERD, & many more), Thyroid Disorders, PCOS, Diabetes, Heart Health, Pregnancy, Menopause, Vegan/Vegetarian Diets, Food Allergies, and Autoimmune Conditions. I also specialize in working with clients who have or have had Disordered Eating, Body Image Issues, Chronic Dieting, and/or Eating Disorders (binge eating, anorexia, bulimia, ARFID).
Hi there! I'm Emmy Bright, a Registered Dietitian and Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor with a weight-neutral and non-diet approach to nutrition & health. I specialize in providing HAES-based medical nutrition therapy for chronic conditions including GI Disorders (IBS, Celiac, GERD, & many more), Thyroid Disorders, PCOS, Diabetes, Heart Health, Pregnancy, Menopause, Vegan/Vegetarian Diets, Food Allergies, and Autoimmune Conditions. I also specialize in working with clients who have or have had Disordered Eating, Body Image Issues, Chronic Dieting, and/or Eating Disorders (binge eating, anorexia, bulimia, ARFID).
(608) 535-6692 View (608) 535-6692
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Lindsay Henley LLC
Nutritionist/Dietitian, RDN
Verified Verified
Seattle, WA 98104
I am passionate about gut health (IBS/SIBO specifically), yoga, and coaching people who are suffering from abdominal pain, bloating, altered bowel habits, and chronic stress to help implement practical solutions to their health problems, so they can make confident food choices, experience increased energy levels, and reduce IBS-related symptoms. Living a life free of IBS is truly life changing. I know, because I have experienced it first hand. Contact me to see if working together could benefit you.
I am passionate about gut health (IBS/SIBO specifically), yoga, and coaching people who are suffering from abdominal pain, bloating, altered bowel habits, and chronic stress to help implement practical solutions to their health problems, so they can make confident food choices, experience increased energy levels, and reduce IBS-related symptoms. Living a life free of IBS is truly life changing. I know, because I have experienced it first hand. Contact me to see if working together could benefit you.
(509) 390-2282 View (509) 390-2282
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Experience Momentum
Nutritionist/Dietitian, MS, RDN, CD
Verified Verified
Seattle, WA 98122
As weight-neutral providers, we understand that food is social, emotional, and cultural. One way of eating doesn’t fit all, and knowing which foods optimally fuel your body is complex. Our goal is to empower you with nutritional education, support, and strategy so you can live the life you choose.
As weight-neutral providers, we understand that food is social, emotional, and cultural. One way of eating doesn’t fit all, and knowing which foods optimally fuel your body is complex. Our goal is to empower you with nutritional education, support, and strategy so you can live the life you choose.
(206) 278-1909 View (206) 278-1909
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Linden Hale
Nutritionist/Dietitian, MS, RD
Verified Verified
Bellevue, WA 98006
I'm Linden Hale (she/her/hers), and I am a weight-inclusive Registered Dietitian. I specialize in eating disorders/disordered eating, menstrual health, digestive health, and relationships to food and body. I love working with patients of all genders, neurotypes, and identities who are ready to explore their relationship to food with curiosity and compassion with an affirming care team. I know that you are the best expert on your life and experience, so I take a collaborative, client-led approach to my work. My counseling style includes humor, sarcasm, compassionate honesty, and appearances by my two Corgi dogs (Barley and Pepper).
I'm Linden Hale (she/her/hers), and I am a weight-inclusive Registered Dietitian. I specialize in eating disorders/disordered eating, menstrual health, digestive health, and relationships to food and body. I love working with patients of all genders, neurotypes, and identities who are ready to explore their relationship to food with curiosity and compassion with an affirming care team. I know that you are the best expert on your life and experience, so I take a collaborative, client-led approach to my work. My counseling style includes humor, sarcasm, compassionate honesty, and appearances by my two Corgi dogs (Barley and Pepper).
(253) 528-4979 View (253) 528-4979
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Erin Greenberg
Nutritionist/Dietitian, MS, CN
Verified Verified
Seattle, WA 98101  (Online Only)
Hi! I would love to be your resource and support throughout your health exploration. I created this business in my heart when I realized there had to be more to life than what I was experiencing. I knew there had to be a path that didn’t lead me to burnout, chronic pain, sick and tired of being sick and tired with mood swings, irritability, anxiety, and depressed bouts. In those depths I knew there had to be something other than just trying to survive life. I've learned there are things that can be done to ease those burdens. Let me help you get to the Bare Bones of your health and wellness.
Hi! I would love to be your resource and support throughout your health exploration. I created this business in my heart when I realized there had to be more to life than what I was experiencing. I knew there had to be a path that didn’t lead me to burnout, chronic pain, sick and tired of being sick and tired with mood swings, irritability, anxiety, and depressed bouts. In those depths I knew there had to be something other than just trying to survive life. I've learned there are things that can be done to ease those burdens. Let me help you get to the Bare Bones of your health and wellness.
(541) 641-8879 View (541) 641-8879
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Stephanie Voytek
Nutritionist/Dietitian, RDN, CD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Seattle, WA 98122  (Online Only)
Freeing yourself from diet culture and disordered eating is scary. I’m hoping that if you’ve arrived here, you’re ready to take a leap and learn to live in alignment with your body. Disordered eating habits may have prevented you from believing that you can trust your body. They may have muddled with your bodies natural hunger & fullness cues, preventing you from being able to adequately nourish your body as you deserve. I’ll help you lean into your bodies natural cues, develop communication with your body, and honor it’s needs.
Freeing yourself from diet culture and disordered eating is scary. I’m hoping that if you’ve arrived here, you’re ready to take a leap and learn to live in alignment with your body. Disordered eating habits may have prevented you from believing that you can trust your body. They may have muddled with your bodies natural hunger & fullness cues, preventing you from being able to adequately nourish your body as you deserve. I’ll help you lean into your bodies natural cues, develop communication with your body, and honor it’s needs.
(206) 207-6002 View (206) 207-6002
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Amanda Field
Nutritionist/Dietitian, MS, RDN, CD
Verified Verified
Seattle, WA 98101
Improve your athletic performance, energy, and health with personalized nutrition to help you reach your sport and fitness goals. Restore your relationship with food and your body using intuitive eating, health at every size, and mindfulness approaches. Make sense of all the confusing nutrition information to prevent and control high blood pressure, cholesterol, and more. I specialize in exercise/sports nutrition, disordered eating, and wellness. My passion is helping you to break free of the guilt you may carry around food, and joining you on the journey towards building a healthy relationship with food to complement your lifestyle.
Improve your athletic performance, energy, and health with personalized nutrition to help you reach your sport and fitness goals. Restore your relationship with food and your body using intuitive eating, health at every size, and mindfulness approaches. Make sense of all the confusing nutrition information to prevent and control high blood pressure, cholesterol, and more. I specialize in exercise/sports nutrition, disordered eating, and wellness. My passion is helping you to break free of the guilt you may carry around food, and joining you on the journey towards building a healthy relationship with food to complement your lifestyle.
(425) 256-3092 View (425) 256-3092
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Fertility Nutritionist
Nutritionist/Dietitian, MS, RDN, LD
Verified Verified
Seattle, WA 98101
You're ready to make a baby. Maybe you're a pretty healthy eater, but haven't narrowed in on the nutrients specific for fertility. Maybe you're getting some help with IUI or IVF and assumed what you eat doesn't make much difference at this stage of the game. Maybe you've got PCOS or endometriosis and didn't know that you can heal your hormones and get pregnant more easily with the right nutrition plan. Reality check! If you don't have your nutrition honed in, you'll waste precious time and spend more agonizing months without your baby. I provide personalized nutrition plans to get you pregnant more quickly & easily - at any age!
You're ready to make a baby. Maybe you're a pretty healthy eater, but haven't narrowed in on the nutrients specific for fertility. Maybe you're getting some help with IUI or IVF and assumed what you eat doesn't make much difference at this stage of the game. Maybe you've got PCOS or endometriosis and didn't know that you can heal your hormones and get pregnant more easily with the right nutrition plan. Reality check! If you don't have your nutrition honed in, you'll waste precious time and spend more agonizing months without your baby. I provide personalized nutrition plans to get you pregnant more quickly & easily - at any age!
(503) 483-6601 View (503) 483-6601
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Nutrition and Wellness Institute
Nutritionist/Dietitian, MD(RU), MS, CN
Verified Verified
Mercer Island, WA 98040
Hello, I'm Dr. Murtazina - welcome to my practice! I offer advanced nutrition services based on medical and holistic functional approach. My goal is to help clients achieve the best health and wellness, while maintaining enjoyable relationship with food.
Hello, I'm Dr. Murtazina - welcome to my practice! I offer advanced nutrition services based on medical and holistic functional approach. My goal is to help clients achieve the best health and wellness, while maintaining enjoyable relationship with food.
(425) 610-9883 View (425) 610-9883
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Nava M Lavine, RDN CD | Sensibly Sprouted
Nutritionist/Dietitian, RDN, CD
Verified Verified
Kent, WA 98030
In a world where we have unlimited access to overwhelming and confusing information about health, it can be challenging to know where to start. The foods we enjoy, our relationships with them, and how our bodies respond are so individualized that our approach has to be too!
In a world where we have unlimited access to overwhelming and confusing information about health, it can be challenging to know where to start. The foods we enjoy, our relationships with them, and how our bodies respond are so individualized that our approach has to be too!
(206) 339-3447 View (206) 339-3447
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Lisa Ackerman
Nutritionist/Dietitian, MS, CNS
Verified Verified
Mercer Island, WA 98040  (Online Only)
Do you find yourself wading through the internet for diet and nutrition advice, looking for solutions to digestive issues, metabolic imbalance, or chronic health conditions? I work with clients who want to find optimal health but are confused about where to start or are feeling stuck by the vague advice their doctor gave them. Together we find a personalized approach to help you with your goal of feeling better, having more energy, and being able to participate in life.
Do you find yourself wading through the internet for diet and nutrition advice, looking for solutions to digestive issues, metabolic imbalance, or chronic health conditions? I work with clients who want to find optimal health but are confused about where to start or are feeling stuck by the vague advice their doctor gave them. Together we find a personalized approach to help you with your goal of feeling better, having more energy, and being able to participate in life.
(206) 590-4910 View (206) 590-4910
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Cathy Visser
Nutritionist/Dietitian, MPH, RDN, CD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Seattle, WA 98101
Ready to quit dieting forever and heal your relationship with food? Struggling with an eating disorder or disordered eating? I can help you heal your relationship with food and achieve body liberation. I am a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, certified Intuitive Eating counselor, and body liberation advocate. Together, I will help you learn the principles of Intuitive Eating, including meal preparation and gentle nutrition that is health-promoting. I also offer a no-cost body liberation support group that will give you the support and tools you need to achieve a renewed sense of self-love.
Ready to quit dieting forever and heal your relationship with food? Struggling with an eating disorder or disordered eating? I can help you heal your relationship with food and achieve body liberation. I am a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, certified Intuitive Eating counselor, and body liberation advocate. Together, I will help you learn the principles of Intuitive Eating, including meal preparation and gentle nutrition that is health-promoting. I also offer a no-cost body liberation support group that will give you the support and tools you need to achieve a renewed sense of self-love.
(360) 515-3259 View (360) 515-3259
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FAQs - About Nutritionists and Dietitians

How can I find a dietitian or nutritionist in Burien?

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.