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Dietitian Consultation


Legacies Dietitian consult is performed by a Registered Dietitian, who will assess your nutrition and make diet recommendations based on preferences, health conditions and individual goals.

About Your Dietitian Consultation


At Legacies, Dietitian consults are performed through Telehealth or by phone. Initial appointments are 45 minutes and follow-up appointments are 30 minutes long. If you are unsure if this service is for you, you may book a 15 minute consult to see how a dietitian can help you.

Dietitian consult is available as a stand-alone session, or part of the TOTAL Health packages (Personal Trainings sessions + Dietitian Consult + Massage therapy).

Is A Dietitian Consult Right For Me?

You may consult a dietitian anytime you have a nutrition question, need support to create a plan to meet your nutritional goals.

The following are examples of common topics that may benefit from a balanced healthy diet:

Heart disease

High cholesterol

High blood pressure

Low iron levels

Overweight or underweight

Gut/ digestive health

Cancer; cancer prevention

Diabetes

Low energy

Pregnant and/or post-partum

Gout/inflammatory conditions

Osteoporosis

Family and kids nutrition

Healthy aging

Food allergies and intolerance

Celiac disease

Sports nutrition

Eating Disorders & Disordered Eating

Meal planning

Meal Planning Services

Our registered Dietitian will create a 7-day meal planning taking into consideration your food preferences, seasonal products, budget, schedule, nutritional and health goals, as well your health condition.

Contact us today to book your appointment.

What to Expect from Your Consult?

During your first appointment, your Dietitian will perform a comprehensive health assessment and ask questions about your health (history, age, medical conditions, lifestyle, etc.), eating habits and preferences, food allergies, as well as any supplements and medications you may be taking. Your Dietitian will also talk about your individual short and long-term goals, and develop a plan with simple steps to support you to get there. You will get clear, attainable and sustainable recommendations aligned to your individual goals.

Your follow-up consult will focus on how you are feeling since you have changed your diet, the progress made since last session, and making any adjustments as needed.

You may also add a meal plan option to your consults.


Meet Your Dietitian


Nilou Forooghian, B.Sc., RD, Dietitian


More About Nilou

Nilou completed her Bachelor of Science in Dietetics from UBC. She is registered Dietitian with 19 years’ experience, and is passionate about helping people with digestive and other chronic health issues such as diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and weight management that can impact one’s life.

Through a tailored an individualized plan based on client’s lifestyle, health and preferences, Nilou helps her clients to achieve their health goals and/or manage symptoms through proper nutrition, while still enjoying the foods they love. She also offers nutrition counselling for pre and post-natal and family/childhood dietary needs.

What People are Saying about Legacies Dietitian Services:

“I have enjoyed working and learning about my health with Nilou. I have found her to be approachable, honest and down to earth. She meets you at where you are and does not give you suggestions that make you break the bank on a fad diet, or purchase foods you would never use. It’s a realistic approach to a healthy lifestyle, and I appreciate the guidance and positivity that Nilou guides with!

“I had a virtual visit with Niloufar (Dietician) and I had a great experience! Initially I was a bit nervous as I didn’t know what to expect and was unsure how I’d feel discussing diet and eating habits. But quickly felt comfortable discussing food options. She really helped me find alternative food options for my diet goals. I highly recommend Niloufar!”

“Great interactions with Dietician Niloufar. Loved the recipes and suggestions. Very informative and simple. Flexible and easy to book appointments. Look forward to improving my body and health!”

What People are Saying about Legacies Dietitian Services:

“Nilou is an amazing dietitian. She is caring, compassionate and very smart. Nilou provided many great ideas about my nutrition and health. She created delicious meal plans that were specific to my food preferences and needs. She taught me a lot about how the food we eat affects our health. It is obvious she loves her job and really cares about her clients! Thank you Nilou for all of your kindness and support.”

“We have started to work with dietitian, Nilou from this centre. I wasn’t sure on what the experience would be like, but she has been very supportive and truly wants to help people change their lifestyle when it comes to their diet. She took the time to listen to us and came up some affordable, quick and healthy meals for our on the go, busy lifestyle. Thank you – Nilou”

Thank you Niloufar for sharing your nutrition tips to help with my diet plan. I have started implementing it and it has been really helpful.

Frequently Asked Questions


Is Dietitian Consult Covered by Extended Health?

Private practice dietitians are not covered by MSP.  However, many extended health benefit plans and insurance providers will cover a portion or all of the services provided by a Registered Dietitian (RD). Please confirm with your plan provider your maximum yearly and visit allowance.

Furthermore, registered dietitians are authorized medical practitioners recognized by the Canada Revenue Agency.  If you pay out of pocket for your dietitian services, you can claim these expenses as medical expense for tax credit purposes.

Locations That Offer Dietitian Consultations


Dietitian Consultations are offered by Telehealth or by phone. Please schedule your consultation by phone.

Telehealth

778-373-0222

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