Frequently Asked Questions
Why use a Nutritionist?
Disease prevention and attention to our health is often not a top priority for people living busy lives. We sometimes overlook the need to invest in ourselves on a daily basis. Optimal health includes regular exercise, restful and sufficient sleep, stress management and a diet that includes whole, fresh foods. A nutritionist works with you to help restore balance and create wellness, using a natural approach to health. A personalized assessment can determine nutritional deficiencies and help prevent or manage illness, weight gain and low energy levels.
What kinds of health challenges have you dealt with in your practice?
If you suffer from any of the health challenges below, you can benefit from nutritional analysis and consulting:
- Fluctuating weight loss and weight gain
- Fatigue or low energy
- Mood swings
- Hypoglycemia & elevated blood sugar
- High cholesterol
- High blood pressure
- Digestive disorders
- Celiac & gluten intolerance
- Menopause symptoms
- Premenstrual Syndrome
- Headaches and migraines
- Nutrition for cancer
How can a nutritionist help me?
Good nutrition has multiple health benefits including healthy weight loss, increased energy levels, stress management, improved digestion, protection against heart disease, diabetes, arthritis and other chronic illnesses. Services will include personalized nutritional coaching, menu-planning for individuals and families and seminars and workshops to target specific health concerns. See exactly what a nutritionist can help you with here.
How do I schedule an appointment?
What if I don’t live in the Burlington area?
Cynthia also offers appointments by telephone to clientele across the GTA, Toronto, and the United States.
The process and information for phone consultations is the same as face-to-face, so you won’t be missing out. If you are interested in working with Cynthia by phone, please send your request by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Do you help me with my supplemental protocol?
Yes, definitely; if you choose, this can be a key component of your menu plan. If helpful or appropriate, Cynthia will review any supplements you are taking & recommend a supplemental protocol that is customized & science-based, designed specifically to complement your menu plans. This plan takes into account your health goals and menu plan, along with any Rx prescriptions. You may make supplement orders at your appointments or by phone/email request, and orders can be delivered to your residence.
Beyond weight management, does your experience include other health specialties & areas of expertise?
Cynthia specializes in weight management, diabetes and medical nutrition, including heart disease, high cholesterol, high blood pressure and gastrointestinal disorders. As well, she has extensive experience with IBS, Celiac disease, gluten intolerance, Crohn’s disease & sports performance. She has also worked with many vegetarian and vegan clients.
How do I make payment for services?
Payment is due at the end of your appointment. You may provide credit card payment with any credit card or cash. Debit is not accepted at this time.
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