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Nutritional Services

The impact diet and nutrition has on your overall health is becoming increasingly apparent with new research.The Credit Valley Family Health Team understands if you may have concerns about your diet, questions about what is 'healthy' or simply wish to make a change in your diet, but don't know where to start. The Registered Dieticians (RD) at CVFHT are here to help by providing nutrition counselling and education to enrolled patients.

What is a dietician?

A Registered Dietician (RD) provide dietary and nutrition services to patients based on their in-depth, evidence based knowledge of food and human nutrition. Due to the influence of social, cultural and economic factors on your relationship with food, they often intergrate this knowledge with that from other disciplines, including health and social sciences, education, communication and management.

Services Provided By Registered Dieticians

Our dieticians counsel people and offer nutrition classes on a wide range of topics, including:

How Do I Make an Appointment with the Registered Dietician?

Referrals can be made by your family physicians or nurse practioner. Individual treatments can be offered according to need. All appointments and classes are covered by OHIP.

Additional Resources

For additional information from reputable resources, please see below.

Canadian Food Guide

Government of Canada: Food and Nutrition

Mayo Clinic: Children's Health

University of Rochester Golisano Children's Hospital: Pediatric Nutrition and Special Diets

Celiac Disease Foundation

Crohn's and Colitis Canada