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Team Members


Some collaborative family practice teams may include a registered dietitian who offers appointments at the practice for patients to discuss food and nutrition.


  • Provide group education sessions about diet and healthy eating, food budgeting, reading food labels, healthy weight, heart health, diabetes prevention and management, and more.
  • Assess nutritional needs and provide advice.
  • Support patients to develop a healthy relationship with food and eating.
  • Help to manage health conditions through food choices.
  • Find resources in the community that offer affordable or free food options.
  • Provide advice for new parents on infant and toddler feeding.
  • Counsel patients on eating disorders.

Adapted from Dietitians of Canada

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