When you or a loved one is facing cancer, it's crucial to prioritize your health and well-being. A key aspect of this is ensuring that you receive the best possible nutrition advice to support your body during this challenging time. By choosing a nutritionist or dietitian with experience in oncology patient concerns, you can be confident that you are receiving expert guidance and personalized recommendations tailored to your unique needs. Oncology nutritionists and dietitians are specialized in understanding the complex nutritional needs of cancer patients, including managing treatment side effects, promoting healing, and enhancing quality of life.
Working with an oncology nutritionist or dietitian means partnering with a professional who is deeply familiar with the specific issues that cancer patients often face, such as weight fluctuations, loss of appetite, and digestive problems. These nutritionists and dietitians have undergone extensive training and education in the field of cancer nutrition, allowing them to provide evidence-based recommendations and support. As a result, they are well-equipped to help you navigate the complexities of cancer care, ensuring that you receive the vital nutrients your body needs to stay strong throughout your treatment journey. Trusting your nutrition to an oncology nutritionist or dietitian is a decision that can make a significant difference in your overall health and well-being during this critical time.
"I would love to work on setting realistic and achievable goals to help you in meeting your personal goals. Whether that is to create a meal plan based off of your favorite foods, or even trialing a non-diet approach, I am all for it! We will work together on finding a method that works for you and hopefully find the success you've been looking for!"
"I meet clients where they currently are in their health journey and help them make small steps towards their big goal instead of making drastic changes all at once. This makes your changes sustainable for life."
"Everyone is different, meaning every diet should be different. Lets create a realistic & attainable plan based on your needs and goals."
"I am an empathetic listener, coach, and mentor who will listen to your needs, goals, and concerns. Together we will determine what the best course of action is for you. I am very patient and compassionate with my patients. My goal is for each one of my patients to feel empowered by the experience of working with me so that they can continue making changes beyond their time with me."
"I help clients establish healthy eating patterns and meet their long-term nutrition goals. The intent is to help you build a balanced life! When nourished properly, the body can maintain good health throughout the lifespan."
"I would describe my approach as flexible! I have had patients with a variety of lifestyles, learning types, personalities, etc. and I think I am great at 'vibing' with anyone that comes looking for help and guidance."
"I take a unique approach to working with clients. I focus on Health at Every Size (HAES) principles and Functional Nutrition to identify the root cause of health issues. I use evidence-based science recommendations to ensure that my advice is backed by research and data. With this approach, I can create customized nutrition plans that align with the needs and goals of my client. No two plans are alike, as each individual is unique."
"My approach to nutrition counseling is by taking a holistic and personalized view. Recognizing that clients are real people with real struggles helps me understand how they think, how they live and why they act the way they do. All of this shapes how their nutrition habits and goals fit into the context of their entire life. Getting a full picture of someone's story is essential in moving forward."
"My goal is to help you feel confident in your own skin using science-based methods personalized for you. I offer judgment-free support and guidance in a safe and inclusive space, based on Healthy At Every Size and trauma-informed care principles. My non-diet approach focuses on sustainable lifestyle changes to help you develop a positive relationship with food and your body. Education and empowerment are key, and I'm committed to working with you collaboratively to achieve your health goals."
"Are you overwhelmed by all the nutrition information out there? Tirelessly trying to find what works best for you or your family? Are you unknowingly getting in your own way? Hi, I’m Melissa and I’ve been a dietitian for 7 years helping both adults and children with their nutrition."
"My personalized nutrition approach is based on the idea that there is no one-size-fits-all solution to help individuals achieve their personal health goals. People are biologically different, live different lives from one another, and have unique requirements and cultural preferences. My approach involves working with clients in partnership to make nutrition and lifestyle changes that are sustainable, realistic, positive, and individually tailored to their unique needs."
"With a focus in nutrition support for auto-immune conditions, gastrointestinal diseases, oncology and food allergies/sensitives, I have experience working with both adult and pediatric populations. I have worked with individuals seeking nutritional support for chronic disease management using intuitive eating and Health at Every Size (HAES) practices. I want every client to feel empowered in their choices which is why I tailor each appointment to meet the client’s individual needs."
"I provide evidence-based nutrition counseling and education in my practice. My goal is to prevent and reduce the risk of chronic diseases related to dietary lifestyle choices using a non-diet approach. As a licensed registered dietitian, I have completed an accredited supervised practice and passed a national exam making me an expert in the field of nutrition and dietetics. My continued education in the field of nutrition allows me to maintain my registration."
"I use a very simplified approach to help you meet your goals."
"My approach to nutritional counseling focuses on meeting my clients where they’re at and getting to know them and their stories. This really helps both the client and I work together to create goals that are realistic, leading to long lasting changes."
"I am passionate about guiding individuals on their path to health and wellness. Working together, I will develop a plan that is personalized to your lifestyle, preferences, and tastes. I will coach and guide along the way to help you achieve your nutrition goals!"
"The goal is to empower my clients with the nutrition basics of managing their health goals and/or conditions. The coming together of knowledge and action is the key to inspiring change. This is best accomplished one behavior at a time. At the first session, we establish personal goals and useful tools. During following sessions, we review previous food and activity logs. Then we discuss 1-2 practical actions that contribute to the desired health goals established."
"Food and nutrition are one in the same. The concept of healthy eating should not be intimidating. Society is filled with unsafe fad diets with false promises. I want to help you safely navigate the vast world of nutrition. We will focus on inclusion and consistency, not elimination because WE LOVE FOOD. Be curious! Be nervous! Be eager for change, because nothing is more rewarding than self-growth! Let's work together to develop healthy habits without giving up the foods you love most!"
"Sara enjoys getting to know her patients and working with them overtime to achieve their nutrition goals. During sessions with Sara, you can expect to receive evidenced-based care and build a collaborative relationship with her."
"I've never liked the word 'diet' as it refers to something that is temporary. People 'diet', meet a goal, and then go back to what they were previously doing. I prefer to get to know my clients, their medical and nutrition histories, lifestyles, and goals. I collaborate with them to develop simple and realistic nutrition plans, focus on behavior change, and strive towards meeting obtainable long-term goals. If you are willing to put in the effort, I will help you optimize your health!"
"When seeking advice on health and nutrition, it can become confusing quickly! Let's start by having a conversation about what matters most to you. From there, I will provide support and nutrition recommendations that fit right into your current lifestyle, so that way you can focus on building healthy habits and crushing your health goals."
"Working as a dietitian, I see that most people have a basic understanding of nutrition, but putting this information into practice is challenging. My objective when working with clients is to help them sort through barriers and habits to build new relationships with food rooted in balance, health, and the principle that eating can and should be enjoyable. For me, that means embracing health, creating a place for all foods, and focusing on mindful eating."
"I build a collaborative and individualized plan that is sustainable and achievable for each unique client. We work in a safe and non-judgmental space and take a non-diet and all-foods-fit approach, to establish a positive and healthy relationship with food. This allows clients to meet their goals without feeling restricted. As a mother, I understand the challenges of a busy lifestyle and strive to help clients feel their best both mentally and physically with a practical and doable approach."
"In my 12 years of practice as a dietitian the most important concept I have learned is that not one size fits all. I strive to make a partnership with my clients to understand their goals for their health and provide individualized interventions to help facilitate their success. I am a big believer of science and research and I advocate for nutrition information that is science based and not google based, so evidenced based practice is what my clients should expect."
"My approach to working with clients is simple, yet effective. I meet my clients where they are in terms of motivation and knowledge and from there we work on small achievable goals that help you get to your overall health and nutrition goals."
"I believe in respecting and honoring my client's definition of health. I promote healthy lifestyle changes through a personalized holistic approach to health and nutrition by creating long lasting habits to improve their overall well-being. I help my clients recognize patterns that are getting in the way of their goals, guide them in identifying an approach that is comfortable, and empower them to achieve their health and nutrition goals."
"Finding a diet that works for you can be overwhelming. And changing your diet can be challenging. I understand that everyone's nutritional needs are unique, which is why I take the time to get to know you and your goals before developing a personalized plan that works for you. Whether you're looking to manage a specific health condition, lose weight, or simply improve your overall health and wellbeing, I'm here to support and guide you every step of the way."
"My clients receive a unique approach to their individual or family needs. We review their lifestyles and goals to tailor an obtainable approach toward a healthier lifestyle through nutrition. In working with a wide span of age groups, with various nutritional concerns, it is important to see the client as a whole, not just the foods they consume."
"It is a challenge to eat healthy and stay active in our society today. We are surrounded by an abundance of calorie dense, nutrient poor foods, and our lives are often not conducive to physical activity. I will listen to your unique situation and guide you in setting realistic, small goals that move you closer to your ultimate nutrition related goal. I will spend time listening with compassion and I will do my best to answer any questions you have."
"After a thorough history, I like to find an approach that is doable for you to achieve success. I find easy changes that work with your lifestyle to make you feel empowered to take control over your health obstacles. We may do this in a series of small or large steps depending on your personality and goals."