Find a Dietitian in the Timiskaming Region!
Dietitians are regulated healthcare
professionals who work to make it easier for the public to make healthy eating
choices. They translate scientific research about nutrition into practical
solutions for individuals, families, and organizations. You can find dietitians
working in hospitals, long-term care homes, public health units, family health
teams, and in private practice to name a few.
Dietitians who work at Timiskaming
Health Unit work to make the healthy eating choice the easy choice where we
live, work, and play in order to improve the health of our population and
prevent nutrition-related disease. You can contact a dietitian at THU if you
are interested in working together to make the healthy choice the easy choice
in a school, child care centre, workplace, or recreation setting. Call
705-647-4305 to learn more about this opportunity.
If you are interested in meeting
with a dietitian one-on-one, this is a service available to local Family Health
Team and Community Health Centre clients. Dietitians can meet with clients to
discuss a variety of nutrition topics such as: infant feeding, weight
management, managing a condition such as diabetes, emotional eating, sports
nutrition, and many more!
If you are unable to access any of these dietitians’ services, you may also contact Telehealth Ontario at 1-866-797-0000 (toll-free) (available from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm). They have Registered Dietitians who take your questions over the telephone and will help you get the answers you are looking for, for free. For electronic information and resources check www.unlockfood.ca (previously known as Eat Right Ontario)
Find out more about Nutrition Month - every March!