Problems with diet and nutrition are common and affect children, adolescents and adults. A dietitian can assist you to identify any dietary concerns and to assess your nutritional status. A dietitian will help you to develop realistic and achievable goals which are specific to your lifestyle. At Thoughtful Health our experienced dietitian, Leah Fowler, will work collaboratively with other practitioners involved in your care.
Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID) is a type of eating disorder which commonly affects children but can also be present in adults. Typically a person with ARFID will only eat a limited variety of foods. Sometimes this is due to sensory processing difficulties, lack of interest in eating, or fear of vomiting or choking.
It can be hard to know how to eat a healthy diet. There are so many mixed messages about nutrition. This can be confusing and frustrating for many people. A dietitian can help to identify problem areas with your diet and to help you set achievable goals for improving your nutrition. Below are some helpful resources and tips for a healthy diet.