Registered dietitians are highly qualified health professionals who are uniquely trained to translate scientific research about food and nutrition into practical solutions for individuals and families.


Registered dietitians provide leadership in interprofessional teams to support the nutritional health of the population. Also, Registered dietitians are the ONLY regulated nutrition professional and can help by providing expert guidance and support to you and your family based on current research and recommendations.

To be a registered dietitian, you must be registered with the College of Dietitians of Ontario. Want to check if the person you are seeing is really a dietitian? Search their name in the “Register of Dietitians” section at www.collegeofdietitians.org. 

 

Remember, the term “nutritionist” is not a protected title in Ontario and therefore anyone can use it. Be sure that you are getting trustworthy advice from a reliable source!

Registered Dietitian Services & Recipes!

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Registered dietitians can help you with various nutrition related problems and chronic conditions including (but not limited to):

  • Healthy eating and meal planning

  • Weight loss and weight management

  • Gastrointestinal Health

  • Seniors Health and Nutritional concerns in older age

  • Child and Infant Nutrition

  • Pregnancy and Lactation

  • Eating Disorders

  • Nutritional deficiencies or risk of

  • Chronic disease management

  • Texture modified diets

  • Malnutrition or undernutrition

  • Low income meal planning

  • Special diets (such as: vegetarian, gluten free, vegan, etc…)

  • Sports nutrition

** Grocery store tours and phone consultations are also available upon request**

Please note that there is NO FEE for registered dietitian services. Please book an appointment with one of our registered dietitians today by calling 613-342-4076, or speak with your doctor at your next appointment!

Meet our Dietitians!

 

Allison Smith, BASc. RD

 

Allison Smith is a registered dietitian who received her BASc. in Nutrition from Ryerson University and completed an Accredited Internship Program with the Southeastern Ontario Comprehensive Dietetic Internship Program in 2004. With thirteen years of experience, she brings an educated and balanced approach to counselling patients about nutrition and healthy loving.

“I love all things outdoors; boating, fishing, hiking, camping, ATVing as well as running, working out and yoga. I enjoy sharing my passion for food and a healthy lifestyle. I aim to help others find their balance in nutrition and health,” she says.

Maddison Froats, BScFN, DDEPT, RD

Maddison is a Registered Dietitian who received her Bachelor of Science in Food and Nutrition from Western University in London, Ontario. She then completed an accredited dietetic internship, and research program, through the Diploma in Dietetic Education, and practical training from Brescia University College in London, Ontario. She has also trained as a chef and previously received a diploma in foodservice management.

 

Maddison is dedicated to providing a holistic approach to health, food, and nutrition - guided by evidence-based science and an empathetic understanding of needs.

“I love cooking, and (really easy) baking! I like to try new recipes, but mostly I’m free-styling in the kitchen.  I’m all about helping people create a well-balanced lifestyle with a non-diet approach to health and nutrition. Come ask me about my latest smoothie flavour creation (and whether or not it turned out well)!”

Dietitian's Corner!