A registered dietitian assists clients in following a special diet and improve their eating pattern to manage their medical condition.
By completing a comprehensive nutrition assessment and developing a nutrition intervention in collaboration with the client using evidence based guidelines. The dietitian provides nutrition counselling to help clients make diet, behavioural and lifestyle changes to manage a medical condition and / or improve their health. Nutrition counselling may occur on an individual basis or in a group session. Nutrition information and resources can be found on Alberta health Services’ Healthy Eating Starts
Visit the PEAS (Pediatric Eating and Swallowing) website to find relevant information for families and care providers of children with an eating, feeding and swallowing disorder.