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The North Peel FHT dietitians are health professionals who have a Bachelor's degree specializing in foods and nutrition, as well as a period of practical training in a hospital or community setting. Registered Dietitians are licensed professionals, uniquely trained to advise on diet, food and nutrition in many diverse workplaces, such as; health care, industry, government and education.

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Patients with the following conditions may benefit from consultation with the dietitian:

  • pregnancy with special dietary needs such as vegan, weight management, etc.

  • gastrointestinal problems such as celiac, Crohns, colitis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome and diverticulitis

  • dyslipidemia, high blood pressure

  • obesity or weight management

  • malnutrition / underweight

  • failure to thrive / picky eaters

  • food allergies / intolerance

  • queries regarding general healthy eating

  • cancer

  • hypoglycemia and other conditions suitable for treatment through diet

The dietitian also collaborates with  the other members of the patient's health care team to provide the following programs:

  • Diabetes and Pre-diabetes Education Program

  • Heart Health

  • Smoking Cessation

  • Maximize Your Health (Chronic Disease Self-Management Program

The Registered Dietitian at North Peel Family Health Team provides individualized nutrition education as well as group education on various health topics. Family physicians and nurses mostly refer patients, but you may be referred by any member of the team.

Please note these services are available free-of-charge for patients rostered with North Peel Family Health Team.

North Peel FHT RD Brochure 2015 (Revised) (2).pdf

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