On top of 10-plus years in Pediatric Nutrition, Annie is a mother of 6. This practical child-rearing experience and 15-plus years as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist combine with the theoretical expertise of Annie’s master’s degree in Clinical Nutrition. The result is a passionate Child Nutrition specialist who offers counseling at all lifecycle stages.
Specializing in working with Pediatric clients to overcome picky eating habits and weight management goals for 13 years, Ashley guides children and their parents toward optimal nutrition. Ashley spent 15-plus years as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and has her Pediatric and Adolescent Weight Management certification, speaking to her thorough knowledge base.
Included in Callie’s Master of Health Science in Nutrition from Western Carolina University and 7 years as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist are 2 years in Pediatric Nutrition. Callie applies her passion and expertise in treating chronic diseases to help afflicted children formulate healthy, well-rounded relationships with their food and overall wellness.
Courtney's driving force is her passion for helping her clients fit healthy habits into their lifestyles and improving their relationship with food and nutrition. Her 15-plus years as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist include a half-decade in Pediatrics and a Certificate of Training in Adult and Pediatric Obesity. Additionally, Courtney earned her Master of Science in Clinical Dietetics from D’Youville.
A Certified Specialist in Pediatric Nutrition, Crystal spent her entire 14 years as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist working with children and their parents. Crystal also attended Washington State University to earn her Master of Science in Dietetics, Nutrition, & Exercise Physiology, adding to her vast knowledge base. All of Crystal’s clients can expect passionate, dedicated counseling.
As a Registered Dietitian, Dana has spent 19 years working in Children’s Nutrition, starting at the prenatal stage and extending to their preschool years. Dana’s accreditations speak for themselves, beginning with her master’s in Nutrition & Dietetics from Marywood University. She also has her Certificate of Training for Childhood and Adolescent Weight Management.
A history of chronic illnesses (e.g., SIBO and Celiac disease) fuels Danielle’s empathy for her clients. This notion extends to her approach to Children’s Nutrition. Specifically, children with these problems deal with the fear, confusion, and frustration of not knowing what to eat. Danielle’s accreditations, including a Dietetics Internship and 8-plus years as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, have further harnessed her expertise.
After attending Lehman College to earn her bachelor’s and then her master’s in Dietetics, Dima has spent 10-plus years in Children’s Nutrition. Dima’s accreditations include an Obesity for Pediatrics and Adults Certificate of Training. Her resume also includes nutritional counseling in diverse spaces throughout various patient populations.
Much of Katie’s decade-plus spent as a Registered Dietitian includes her time training at the Cleveland Clinic with world-renowned doctors. She has applied that knowledge and the lessons learned from her master’s degree in Clinical Nutrition toward her 7-plus years of work in Pediatric Nutrition. Katie combines functional and conventional approaches for clients of all ages, including children.
Maria’s 20-plus years of counseling experience as a Registered Dietitian-Nutrition includes 17 years in Pediatrics. She specializes in Children’s Nutrition from the earliest stages of infancy to late adolescence. One-on-one time with her younger clients is Maria’s greatest love. This personal approach allows Maria to significantly impact clients’ relationships with food, nutrition, and wellness as they grow.
With her Master of Science in Nutrition Communication, Rachel’s 15-plus years as a Registered Dietitian and over 7 years in Pediatrics have fueled her passion for Children’s Nutrition. Also, Rachel has specialized training from Cornell University in Maternal and Infant Nutrition, making her an ideal counselor for the children of newer mothers.
Only the best children’s nutritionists are hired by Top Nutrition Coaching. After we learn about your child’s needs, we'll work with you to create healthy meal plans for your little one. Below is how a children’s nutritionist can help.
Finding the best children’s nutritionist can be overwhelming, and there is a lot of misinformation and misleading gimmicks out there. But don’t worry, here are a few answers to frequently asked questions that can help you find the best weight loss nutritionist for you.
A children's nutritionist is an expert in the dietary needs of newborns and children. While some children's nutritionists work with individual children and families, others will work with larger groups at schools or hospitals.
Whether your child is a picky eater, struggling to gain or lose weight, or is grappling with a chronic illness, a children's nutritionist will be able to offer you help and guidance. Some parents consult children's nutritionists simply to ensure that they feed their children with the proper nutrients they need for normal growth.
If a children's nutritionist works with a patient one-on-one, they aim to help parents design an appropriate nutrition plan for their child. During the initial consultation, a children's nutritionist will assess the child's dietary needs and create a customized meal plan tailored to their food preferences and nutritional needs. This can be especially helpful if your child is a picky eater and has strong aversions to certain foods.
Sometimes a customized meal plan may factor in the dietary needs of a child with diabetes or obesity; other times that meal plan may be catered to children with celiac disease or lactose intolerance. If your child has unhealthy eating habits, then a children's nutritionist may also be a great resource.
Ensuring that your child receives the nutrition they need to live a healthy lifestyle is paramount. Here are some of the benefits you can reap from working with a children's nutritionist.
To find the best children's nutritionist, they must be attuned to your needs. Here are some guidelines you should follow when selecting your children's nutritionist.
Top Nutrition Coaching aims to make this process stress-free. By filling out a short survey online and undergoing an initial consultation, Thrive will match you with the perfect children's nutritionist for your family. All it takes is a few steps for your child to receive the best advice for their nutritional needs.
There are many other ways to find a children's nutritionist near you. First, consult with your own network of doctors and ask them if they have anyone they can refer you to. This is a quick and easy way to connect with a children's nutritionist.
There are also online portals that you can use to find qualified nutritionists, such as the American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) or Top Nutrition Coaching