8 Reasons To See a Registered Dietitian
A Registered or Licensed dietitian or “RD”, “LDN” serves as an integral liaison to helping individuals making healthy lifestyle changes. We KNOW the science of nutrition and have degrees in nutritional/health sciences from accredited university. RD = EXPERT.
1 - You have pre-diabetes and want to stave off diabetes. A registered dietitian can change your life by teaching you skills that will help you lose and keep off weight and keep diabetes at bay.
2 - You have diabetes and want to better manage your blood sugars and prevent co-morbidities associated with long term diabetes.
3 - You want to improve your performance in sports. A registered dietitian can help you set goals to achieve results – whether you’re running a marathon, skiing or jogging with your dog.
4 - You’ve had gastric surgery (lap band, gastric bypass, and gastric sleeve). A registered dietitian will work with you to develop an eating plan for your new nutritional needs.
5 - Your teenager has issues with food and eating healthfully. A registered dietitian can assist with eating disorders like anorexia, amenorrhea, bulimia and overweight issues.
6 - You are pregnant, thinking of becoming pregnant, nursing or recovering from pregnancy. You have many issues associated with proper nutrients for you and your baby, breastfeeding, weight gain or loss. A registered dietitian can provide guidance and assurance that you and your infant are getting enough iron, vitamin D, folic acid, fluoride and B Vitamins.
7 - You have high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heartburn, irritable bowel syndrome, Crohn’s disease, Diverticular disease, constipation, gluten sensitivity or Celiac disease, migraines, food allergies, mood disorders, ADHD, osteoporosis, or going through peri-menopause or menopause. A registered dietitian can provide guidance on the proper vitamins, minerals and diet to help control these various problems without medication.
8 - You want to ensure that you are eating a healthy diet and living a healthy lifestyle.