The service includes in-depth nutrition counselling and lifestyle coaching in the areas of physical activity, sedentary time and sleep hygiene.
In the Outpatient Dietitian Counselling program, families work one-on-one with a registered dietitian (dietitian) trained in Pediatric Weight Management. The dietitian will help the family work on healthy eating and active living habits and set realistic goals that focus on creating a healthy lifestyle. Areas of focus include nutrition, physical activity, sedentary time and sleep.
The dietitian and the family’s healthcare provider work together to ensure the family is supported in achieving their health goals. They can also assist in connecting the family with other supports as needed, such as physical activity, mental health, and community services.
The program’s aim is to help families achieve a lifestyle that promotes healthy growth and development in their children.
For more information visit the Outpatient Dietitian Counselling website.