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Find the Best Renal Nutritionists & Dietitians in Atlanta

Renal nutritionists have the critical task of helping people find a diet that meets the nutritional needs of someone suffering from chronic kidney disease. A renal nutritionist can be the difference between meeting your health goals and struggling with chronic illness. The nutritionists at Top Nutrition Coaching are committed to achieving lasting success for their clients, no matter your focus. Our nutrition specialists have a proven track record of favorable health outcomes, and we'll match you with the ideal specialist for your specific needs.

Rachel Coury
Registered Dietitian
Rachel is a registered dietitian with a Bachelor of Science degree in food science and human nutrition from Clemson University. She is a member of the National Kidney Foundation and the International Society for Renal Nutrition and Metabolism. Rachel is currently in the process of becoming a Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor, and she recently completed a 75-hour Whole Health Coaching course.
Lauren Levy
Registered Dietitian
Lauren is a registered dietitian with a Master of Science degree in Nutritional Biology from the University of California, Davis. She also has a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition Dietetics from the University of North Carolina, Greensboro. Lauren is a certified specialist in renal nutrition and is certified in Kidney Disease Nutrition Management from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Meghan Perkins
Registered Dietitian
Meghan attended the University of Northern Colorado, earning her bachelor's degree in Nutrition and Dietetics. She took part in a dietetic internship at the University of Arizona Medical Center and is a CDC National Diabetes Prevention Program Certified Lifestyle Coach. Meghan is currently pursuing a Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist certification
Stacey Simon
Registered Dietitian
Stacey is a registered dietitian-nutritionist with a Master of Science degree in clinical nutrition from New York University. She also has a Bachelor of Science degree in nutritional science from the University of Connecticut. Stacey is a board-certified specialist in Gerontological Nutrition and has completed a 75-hour Whole Health Coaching certification program.

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Protect Your Kidney Health by Working with a Renal Nutrition Expert

We'll match you with an experienced renal dietitian nutritionist who can guide you toward your health goals. Whether you'd like to get help managing chronic kidney disease or fitting a renal diet into your busy schedule, we have a nutrition expert who can provide what you need.

Take our holistic health assessment

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Completing our brief online health assessment will give us a general idea of what you'd like to achieve with nutrition counseling sessions.

Free 15-minute nutrition consultation

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Every prospective Top Nutrition Coaching client is entitled to a free 15-minute nutrition consultation with our nutrition specialist. During the call, you'll discuss the specific nutrition challenges you'd like to focus on and go over details about your health history and lifestyle factors.

Get matched to the right nutritionist

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Our nutrition specialist will use the information you provide during the nutrition consultation to select the renal expert with the ideal background, expertise, and training to help you with your kidney health needs.

Intro call with your nutritionist

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Once paired with a dietitian, you'll get to know each other during an introductory session. This will familiarize you with their approach and personality and ensure they are a good fit for you.

Work with Top Nutrition Coaching

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All sessions with your renal nutritionist will take place through Top Nutrition Coaching's telehealth platform, either twice or four times a month. You can also reach out to your nutritionist through our secure messaging service whenever you need them. During your sessions, your nutritionist will equip you with the knowledge and confidence to adopt a kidney-friendly diet and lifestyle. Your nutritionist will provide you with a personalized nutrition plan designed to help you achieve the healthiest life possible while always considering your thoughts and feedback.
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Find Out How a Renal Nutritionist in Atlanta Can Help Improve Your Kidneys and Your Quality of Life

Free matching service that helps you find the right dietitian:

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A renal nutritionist will give you the tools and knowledge for lifelong success in following a renal diet. This will empower you to make informed choices regarding your health, even after you stop meeting with your renal nutritionist. A renal nutritionist will teach you the best foods for your body and kidney health. This is knowledge and guidance that will last a lifetime.

Top Nutrition Coaching's matching service will pair you with the ideal nutritionist to help you achieve optimal health and reach your goals.

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You'll meet virtually with a renal nutritionist to discuss your progress, concerns, and achievements.

Personalized nutrition and lifestyle plans:

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Your renal nutritionist will consider your specific health needs and access to nutritious foods as they create customized nutrition and lifestyle plans for you.

Unlimited messaging and support:

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You’ll have access to unlimited messaging and 24/7 support from your renal nutritionist, even if they live outside of Atlanta. You can contact them whenever you need extra help or have questions about your nutrition plan or food choices.

Our client outcomes

98%
reduced their hemoglobin A1c levels
84%
 lowered cholesterol, hypertension, and improved heart health
92%
improved their kidney functioning
87%
reported feeling more energy, less stress, and better sleep

Benefits of Working with a Renal Nutritionist vs. Going It Alone 

When working towards your health goals, having a professional in your corner is always good. Here are a few specific benefits of working with a renal nutritionist instead of trying to manage everything yourself.

Get empowered to pursue your health goals

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A renal nutritionist will give you the tools and knowledge for lifelong success in following a renal diet. This will empower you to make informed choices regarding your health, even after you stop meeting with your renal nutritionist. A renal nutritionist will teach you the best foods for your body and kidney health. This is knowledge and guidance that will last a lifetime.

Feel better equipped to handle chronic diseases

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A renal nutritionist will explain how to choose foods that support your health and help you handle chronic diseases. A renal nutritionist can equip you with the knowledge to improve your quality of life, no matter what illness you're dealing with. Of course, it's always best to talk with your doctor about treatments you're trying for issues like chronic kidney disease. Still, a renal dietitian can complement medical assistance by providing you with tools to help you thrive on a renal diet.

Access to an individualized plan

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There is so much conflicting information online about the best foods for renal health. A renal nutritionist will give you information that is specific to you. When you work with a renal dietitian, they will create an individualized plan to help you reach your health goals. Your nutritionist will design your program to accommodate your specific medical needs and wellness objectives.

Your Personal Nutritionist in Atlanta Is Just a Click Away

Here are a few considerations to remember as you start looking for the best renal nutritionist for your health needs.

Get Over the Atlanta Hurdles and Get Back to Health

Atlanta is known for many wonderful things, but it's not always easy to choose healthy, kidney-friendly foods in the city. Many people rely on cars to reach distant supermarkets and often turn to fast food options rather than preparing healthful meals.

Limited access to nutritious foods 

In Atlanta, you may find foods that are low in nutrients but are easy to get your hands on, such as fast food and processed supermarket meals. For optimal health, it's essential to have access to nutrient-dense foods like whole grains, various fruits and vegetables, and high-quality protein sources. It can be hard to know which foods are the most wholesome, but working with a knowledgeable renal nutritionist will help you make the best choices for your health.

Busy schedules and readily available fast foods

Just as fresh fruits and vegetables can sometimes be hard to access, especially if you live in an area with few supermarkets, fast food seems to be everywhere in Atlanta. If you are one of the many Atlanta residents with a busy job and family life, it can be hard to resist the appeal of quick and easy meal options. However, these options rarely provide a balanced diet, especially if you’re trying to protect your kidneys by limiting sodium and potassium. Taking the time to plan healthy meals consistently can feel impossible if you have multiple work and personal commitments to juggle.

Frequently Asked Questions

What makes an expert nutritionist?

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An expert nutritionist is a nutrition professional who is passionate about their career and takes the time to develop their knowledge of nutritional practices. An expert nutritionist will have extensive training and certifications, allowing them to help a wide range of clients from all walks of life. An expert renal nutritionist will have the proper knowledge and approach to help clients with kidney health concerns.

How much does a renal nutritionist cost in Atlanta?

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The cost of a renal nutritionist varies depending on the client's needs and the nutritionist's location, educational background, and professional experience. Most renal nutritionists set hourly rates that are often $80 per hour or more. Top Nutrition Coaching offers convenient virtual nutrition counseling that is very competitive with the rates for the best Atlanta renal nutritionists.

What does a two-week risk-free trial mean?

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Top Nutrition Coaching offers all clients a two-week risk-free trial. This means you can try our services for two weeks and still be eligible for a full refund if you decide that virtual nutrition counseling isn't the right fit for you.

What does the nutrition specialist help with?

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Top Nutrition Coaching offers all clients a two-week risk-free trial. This means you can try our services for two weeks and still be eligible for a full refund if you decide that virtual nutrition counseling isn't the right fit for you.

What if I don't like the recommendations the nutrition specialist provides?

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If you aren't completely satisfied with your renal nutritionist, don't hesitate to let the nutrition specialist know. They will reexamine your information and use your feedback to find someone who would be a better match.

Full Transparency Pros and Cons 

It can be challenging to choose the proper nutrition program. Although we firmly believe that Top Nutrition Coaching offers the best approach to renal health, here are a few other options you might consider.

In-Person Nutritionists

Pros

  • Some people feel in-person meetings are more "personal" than virtual ones.
  • You don't need any specific technology to attend appointments at a clinic or office.

Cons: 

  • You'll probably have to drive or take public transportation to get to your nutritionist's office, which could be on the other side of Atlanta.
  • You'll have to fit your nutritionist appointments around your schedule. They may not have much availability and may put you on a waiting list. Very few in-person nutritionists offer out-of-hours messaging. 

Online Meal Plans

Pros: 

  • Online meal plans may help you save time and money. You can skip unnecessary trips to the grocery store, and you'll avoid throwing random items into your cart if your meals are pre-planned.

Cons: 

  • Very few meal plans are designed explicitly for renal diets. You would have to be very careful to avoid excessive sodium.
  • Online meal plans can be costly and don't equip you with much nutrition knowledge.
  • An online meal plan may not be able to accommodate your nutritional needs, especially if you have issues such as chronic kidney disease.

Diet Companies

Pros

  • Some diet companies are relatively well-established and offer community support groups or online forums to help participants connect with other people in similar situations.

Cons

  • Some diet companies promote fad diets to help people lose weight. Fad diets that excessively restrict calories are not a sustainable choice for long-term health or weight loss and can cause metabolic damage.
  • You may be lured by false promises of immediate health and wellness to sign up for their programs.
  • It can be tricky to decipher the nutrition science behind diet plans – they are not always designed by experts and may be unhealthy, especially for someone who needs a kidney diet.
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