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Nutrition Counseling

Nutritionist / Dietitian

What Is Nutritional Counseling?

Nutritional counseling is the practice of assessment of diet and exercise health needs. It is individualized, where each person receives counseling that will allow him or her to achieve specific health goals. The registered dietitian identifies and assesses the areas where change is required based on dietary habits, exercise habits and body weight. Registered dietitians are the most reliable nutrition information source.

What Services Do Registered Dietitians Offer?

Registered dietitians offer counseling in several areas including:  

  • weight control 
  • healthy meals
  • sports nutrition
  • food nutrition labels
  • diabetes
  • food handling 
  • stroke rehabilitation

Who Would Benefit from Nutrition Counseling?

Medical nutrition counseling helps with the following medical conditions:  

  • obesity and weight loss
  • hypertension 
  • diabetes
  • digestive problems and eating or mental disorders
  • cardiovascular (heart) disease 
  • cancer 
  • or simply improving diet and eating habits

Insurance Coverage

Many insurance plans cover medical nutrition counseling though the specific conditions covered vary by plan.  Please call our office for details or contact your insurance carrier.

Meet Our Nutritionist

Mindy Block Feirman, RD, LD, LN is a Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist licensed in Maryland and DC.  She has been practicing for over 20 years. See Mindy's license status.

Mindy's practice is devoted to preventative and therapeutic nutrition counseling.  Her philosophy is to integrate positive nutrition habits into a long-term healthy lifestyle.  Mindy was a nutrition consultant to many government agencies, non-profits, and corporations, some of which include the American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association, American Institute for Cancer Research, Department of Justice, World Bank, and National Geographic.

Call our office today to schedule your nutrition counseling.