Registered dietitians help people understand the connection between food and health. They work to help people understand nutrition science and support healthy goals. They know that eating well means different things for everyone.
Dietitians have a specialized degree in nutrition combined with practical training. They must complete a national licensing exam and register with a dietetic regulatory body.
Reasons to contact a dietitian
Dietitians recognize a person's:
- traditions; and
- unique circumstances and needs.
They provide support on nutrition on topics such as:
- heart disease;
- seniors or later years;
- pregnancy or breastfeeding;
- sports nutrition;
- weight loss or weight gain;
- food allergies; and
- vegetarian or vegan diets.
In Yukon, registered dietitians work in:
- community or public health;
- continuing care;
- maternal care;
- diabetes care; and
- clinical nutrition.
Find a dietitian in Yukon
Learn more about dietitian services in Yukon and how to contact a local dietitian.
If you have questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Or, phone 867-456-6160; toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408, extension 6160.