Undernourished infants children experience stunted physical and mental development. A pediatric registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN) at Nutrition Healthworks can help undernourished children improve their nutritional status with an individualized eating plan based on each pediatric patient’s needs.
Overnutrition or overeating among children leads to obesity, which presents its own set of problems. Obese children are prone to bullying and low self-esteem in addition to heart disease, Type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure and more. A pediatric registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN) at Nutrition Healthworks can put a stop – and sometimes reverse – obesity and related health problems with a healthy eating and activity plan.
Food allergies in children can be life-threatening, which is why meeting with a Nutrition Healthworks pediatric registered dietitian is so important. Your dietitian will ensure your child’s nutritional needs are met and will show you how he/she can safely eat at home and when dining out.
Having a child who is a picky eater can be challenging for the entire family. Not to mention, picky eaters can be prone to mental and physical health issues. Your pediatric registered dietitian nutritionist at Nutrition Healthworks will help recognize and address commonly seen issues related to picky eating and create effective nutrition care plans while ensuring adequate intake for growth and development.
Nutrition therapy from a pediatric registered dietitian at Nutrition Healthworks can help children and caregivers overcome feeding disorders. No matter the cause, feeding disorders can lead to serious medical conditions. If more help is needed, your dietitian will make a referral to a specialist feeding team.