What is a Registered Dietitian? _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Registered Dietitians are your most credible source of nutrition information. Look for the initials RD indicating the practitioner has:
Completed a Bachelor’s, Master’s or Doctorate Degree in Nutrition
Passed a National Exam
Maintained continuing education hours
What are the benefits of seeing an RD?
Nutrition education is cost effective for individuals, corporations and insurance companies. Studies show that Medical Nutrition Therapy can have an impact on chronic diseases and peoples’ general well-being. Registered Dietitians have the skill and knowledge to translate nutrition science into practice information. Contact a Registered Dietitian for all your nutritional needs.
Top 10 Reasons to See a Registered Dietitian
You have diabetes, cardiovascular problems, high blood pressure, cancer, or other chronic disorders.
You are thinking of having or have had gastric bypass surgery.
You have digestive problems.
You’re pregnant, trying to get pregnant, or breastfeeding your baby.
You are concerned about your young child’s weight or risk of becoming overweight.
Your teenager has issues with food and is showing signs of an eating disorder.
You need to gain or lose weight.
You’re caring for an aging parent and concerned about their nutritional needs as they age.
You want to eat smarter and help your family eat healthier.