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Registered Dietitians develop personalized nutrition plans for individuals of all ages. They are able to separate facts from fads and can translate nutritional science into information you can use. Registered Dietitians have the combination of education and science-based nutrition expertise you can trust. find a registered dietitian near you

Top 10 Reasons to See a Registered Dietitian

  1. You have diabetes, cardiovascular problems or high blood pressure. A registered dietitians serves as an integral part of your health-care team by helping you safely change your eating plan without compromising taste or nutrition.
  2. You are thinking of having or have had gastric bypass surgery. Since your stomach can only manage small servings, it's a challenge to get the right amount of nutrients in your body. A registered dietitian will work with you and your physician to develop an eating plan for your new needs.
  3. You have digestive problems. A registered dietitian will work with your physician to help fine-tune your diet so you are not aggravating your condition with fried foods, too much caffeine or carbonation.
  4. You're pregnant or trying to get pregnant. A registered dietitian can help make sure you get nutrients like folate, especially during the first three months of pregnancy, lowering your newborn's risk for neural tube or spinal cord defects.
  5. You need guidance and confidence for breastfeeding your baby. A registered dietitian can help make sure you're getting enough iron, vitamin D, fluoride and B vitamins for you and your little one.
  6. Your teenager has issues with food and eating healthfully. A registered dietitian can assist with eating disorders like anorexia, bulimia and overweight issues.
  7. You need to gain or lose weight. A registered dietitian can suggest additional calorie sources for healthy weight gain or a restricted-calorie eating plan plus regular physical activity for weight loss while still eating all your favorite foods.
  8. You're caring for an aging parent. A registered dietitian can help with food or drug interaction, proper hydration, special diets for hypertension and changing taste buds as you age.
  9. You want to eat smarter. A registered dietitian can help you sort through misinformation; learn how to read labels at the supermarket; discover that healthy cooking is inexpensive, learn how to eat out without ruining your eating plan and how to resist workplace temptations.
  10. 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.

To locate a registered dietitian in your area, visit www.eatright.org

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