Adolescent Nutrition

Dietitian and Nutritionist For Teenagers

Registered dietitian and nutritionist for teenagers works with adolescents of various ages, conducting educational sessions, dispelling nutrition myths while providing facts, and developing personalized meal plans to help meet the needs and goals of each individual. 

Registered dietitian and nutritionist for teenagers

How Can A Dietitian and Nutritionist For Teenagers Help

  • Receive nutritional counselling individually, with a parent or together with your whole family.
  • Assess the current nutrition and eating habits of your teenage child.
  • Help with establishing and maintain a healthy relationship with food and positive body image.
  • Provide mindful eating and intuitive eating strategies.
  • Help teenagers develop important food skills (e.g., label reading, following recipes, meal prep, budgeting).
  • Provide advice on packing healthy lunches for school.
  • Supply tips for making healthy food choices when eating out.
  • Provide advice on general nutrition for adolescents.
  • Prepare a balanced eating plan for healthy growth and development.
  • Inform teenagers and their parents how much food someone of their size, age, and gender needs to eat to be healthy.
  • Obtain strategies to help address picky eating behaviour.
  • Provide strategies to address selective eating.
  • Bust various nutrition myths (combating unhealthy recommendations teenagers may read online).
  • Help manage various dietary conditions (food allergies, sensitivities, intolerances) as well as various diets: vegetarian, vegan & plant-based, flexitarian, gluten-free & more.
  • Create a meal plan to manage various digestive conditions (e.g., constipation). 
  • Generate healthy and delicious recipes based on foods adolescents enjoy eating, if desired. 
  • Suggest more nutritious food substitutions for their favourite foods.
  • Establish an anti-inflammatory diet for a variety of conditions.
  • Provide strategies and interventions to address Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder  Learn more: ADHD nutritionist and dietitian
  • Lay out guidelines for healthy weight management, including matters pertaining to obesity.
  • Provide nutritional counselling for young athletes that coincides with the given sporting discipline.
  • Give support to teenagers who demonstrate disordered eating patterns (food restrictions, dieting, prolonged fasting, anxiety, guilt, shame, orthorexia, stress and emotional eating, and more).
  • Provide support to manage eating disorders: ARFID, binge eating, bulimia, anorexia. Learn more: eating disorder & disordered eating dietitians.
  • Address skin health concerns: receive nutritional support for acne, rosacea, dermatitis support, eczema, psoriasis, KP, etc.
  • Obtain the support of a dietitian for sleep.
  • Pick the brain of a dietitian and nutritionist for adolescents.
  • And more.

Adolescent Nutrition Related Services 

Our Dietitians and Nutritionists For Teenagers

At JM Nutrition we have a number of dietitians and nutritionists for teenagers.

Learn about our practitioners, their areas of specialization, bios and introductory videos of each.

Our Practitioners

How does it work?

1. Select the practitioner whose specialty you feel best suits the needs of your child. We also encourage the teenagers to take an active role in selecting the practitioner. If you require guidance in this area, we can certainly help. Book free consultation.

2. Contact us to book appointment.

3. Fill out the intake form and send it back to us prior to the appointment.

4. Important: The appointment is typically 1-hour long, unless the adolescent is approaching the adult age. In this case, they may fall under the packages and pricing guidelines for adults. We encourage you to make this decision with your adolescent child.

Learn more about packages & pricing for adults.

5. Depending on the age of the teenager, the parent does not have to be present during the entire appointment.

6. Next, our practitioner will conduct an email follow-up, unless your teenage child undertakes one of the packages for adults.

The email will include valuable information and resources:

  • a summary of appointment session notes
  • meal ideas & recipes (including plant-based options, if desired) for your teenage child
  • picky eating behaviour strategies
  • tips on how to increase vegetable intake
  • help with meal scheduling
  • other pertinent information

Any Questions? Get In Touch 

Contact Us
Contact us for a free no-obligation phone consultation during which we can:

✓  outline how working with a dietitian and nutritionist for adolescents looks like

✓  discuss the goals and needs of your adolescent child as well as any goals and concerns you may have as a parent

✓  explain how billing and pricing work

✓  address concerns about insurance, if any

✓  answer any other questions

✓  and more