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Registered Dietitians are food and nutrition experts!
Where can you find a Registered Dietitian in Windsor and Essex County?
Dietitians work in a number of different settings and organizations to address the needs of our community. Some dietitians work closely with individuals through one-on-one counselling, to help you adjust your dietary habits to match your personal health needs. Other dietitians target larger groups or populations by developing community programs, services, and policies that help improve
the health of the community as a whole.
The Windsor-Essex Community Health Centre (WECHC) offers a broad range of services to the Windsor- Essex County (WEC) community. Their primary goal is to support the health and wellness of vulnerable populations, such as new immigrants, and those with low income. WECHC offers programs and services for teens, those who are homeless, or at risk of homelessness, those with diabetes, COPD, hepatitis C, and older adults.
Windsor Essex Community Health Centre
Sandwich Community Health
3325 College Avenue,
Windsor, ON N9C 0E1
33 Princess Street,
Leamington, ON N8H 5C5
City Centre Health Care provides a holistic and multidisciplinary approach to health care. They offer a variety of services for individuals and groups, including dietary and nutrition services, primary care, foot care, smoking cessation, and mental health services.
City Centre Health Care
1400 Windsor Avenue,
Windsor, ON N8X 3L9
The Windsor-Essex Community Health Centre’s Diabetes Wellness program provides support to individuals living with type 1 and type 2 diabetes, and to those diagnosed with pre-diabetes. Dietitians here offer individual and group counselling.
2885 Lauzon Parkway,
Windsor, ON N8T 3H5
For Adults: The Bulimia Anorexia Nervosa Association (BANA) is the primary source for the prevention and treatment of eating disorders in the Windsor-Essex region.
They are a not-for-profit, community-based organization offering a variety of treatment programs for individuals and their families affected by disordered eating.
Bulimia Anorexia Nervosa Association
1500 Ouellette Avenue, Suite 100,
Windsor, ON N8X 1K7
Intake line: 1-855-969-5530
For Teens: The Teen Health Centre is a part of the Windsor- Essex Community Health Centre. They offer a counselling for youth between 12 and 24 years old affected by disordered eating.
Teen Health Centre
1361 Ouellette Avenue, Suite 101,
Windsor, ON N8X 1J6
Dietitians who work within Family Health Teams provide nutrition counselling to the patients of doctors connected to the Family Health Team. They typically offer individual and group counselling for a number of nutrition-related conditions and concerns. For a list of Family Health Teams in Ontario, visit the Government of Ontario – Family Health Teams.
Amherstburg Family Health Team
681 Front Street,
Amherstburg, ON N9V 0B4
Harrow Family Health Team
1480 Erie Road South,
Harrow, ON N0R 1G0
Leamington and Area Family HealthTeam
197 Talbot Street West,
Leamington, ON N8H 1N8
Windsor Family Health Team
2475 McDougall Avenue,
Windsor, ON N8X 3N6
Dietitians working for the Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) provide individual nutrition counselling to people in their homes.
LHIN - Home and Community Care
Please visit Erie St. Clair LHIN - Home and Community Care for more information.
Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare offers both inpatient and outpatient nutrition services.
Windsor’s Regional Bariatric Assessment and Treatment Centre is a weight loss outpatient service, which provides medical screening and assessment services for individuals (see below for more details).
The Cardiac Wellness Program, also for outpatient clients, is a medically managed cardiac rehabilitation program. This six-month program assists those who have recently suffered a cardiac event. Both of these outpatient programs require physician referral
Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare – Tayfour Campus
1453 Prince Road,
Windsor, ON N9C 3Z4
Bariatric Assessment and Treatment Centre: 519-971-9206
Cardiac Wellness Program: 519-257-5111 ext. 72505
Leamington District Memorial Hospital offers counselling for all nutrition-related disorders including, but not exclusive to: heart disease, diabetes, gastro-intestinal disorders, renal disease and liver disease. Group sessions are offered for those affected by diabetes and heart disease. A physician’s referral is required to see a dietitian at this hospital.
Erie Shores Healthcare (formerly Leamington District Memorial Hospital)
194 Talbot Street West,
Leamington, ON N8H 1N9
Windsor Regional Hospital (WRH) offers inpatient dietetic services. A physician’s referral is needed to access all nutrition services.
Windsor Regional Cancer Program offers outpatient counselling for those patients registered within the Cancer Program. Referrals are accepted for management of cancer and treatment related issues. Physician referral is not required.
1995 Lens Avenue
Windsor, ON N8W 1L9
1030 Ouellette Avenue
Windsor, ON N9A 1E1
Windsor Regional Hospital Cancer Program
2220 Kildare Road,
Windsor, ON N8W 2X3
Windsor Regional Hospital (WRH) offers various paediatric nutrition services for children 0 to 17 years old. Services are provided for those with cystic fibrosis, diabetes, eating disorders, failure to thrive, feeding issues, food allergies, nutrition support, overweight (only for patients up to 12 years of age), and special health care needs. A physician’s referral is required.
Windsor Regional Hospital - Metropolitan Campus
1995 Lens Avenue,
Windsor, ON N8W 1L9
519-254-5577 ext. 52580 Fax: 519-985-2665
Building Blocks for Better Babies (BBBB) is a Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program that assists pregnant women in having healthy babies through nutrition support and health information. Dietitians and nurses provide weekly community programs that aim to improve the health of mothers, infants, and families, encourage and support breastfeeding, and support maternal and infant mental health.
Building Blocks for Better Babies(BBBB)
2996 Deziel Drive, Suite G,
Windsor, ON, N8W 5H8
The Teen Health Centre is a part of the Windsor-Essex Community Health Centre. They offer Primary Care and Mental Health counselling for youth between 12 and 24 years old.
1361 Ouellette Avenue, Suite 101,
Windsor, ON N8X 1J6
519-253-8481 Fax: 519-253-0891
Dietitians who work within Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinics provide nutrition counselling to patients already connected to the clinic. They typically offer individual and group counselling for a number of nutrition-related conditions and concerns.
35 Victoria Avenue, Unit 6,
Essex, ON N8M 1M4
Drouillard Road Outreach Site
1168 Drouillard Road,
Windsor, ON N8Y 2R1
VON Belle River Nurse Practitioner
330 Notre Dame Street
Belle River, ON N0R 1A0
All residents in Long-Term Care homes in Ontario are monitored by a Registered Dietitian, who work with other health care providers to look after their nutritional wellbeing. To find a list of Long-Term Care Centres in Ontario, visit Government of Ontario – Home, Community and Residential Care Services.
Seasons Care Dietitian Network is Canada’s largest dietitian company specializing in seniors’ nutrition, provides services to long-term care and retirement homes including nutrition and culinary services, quality management and education. Private consulting services are available to residents in these settings and in their homes. Nutrition counselling, menu food service consultation, and education provided at all levels.
The Medical Weight Management Program at Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare offers a 12-week Behaviour Modification program as well as a 24-week Behaviour Modification plus Meal Replacement (Optifast900 ®) program.
Additionally, Windsor’s Regional Bariatric Assessment and Treatment Centre offers surgical interventions for weight loss, preparation for weight loss surgery, as well as after surgery follow-up care. Clients must be over 18 years of age, and referred by their Family Physician.
Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare
East Wing, Casgrain Building
1453 Prince Road, TR1500A,
Windsor ON N9C 3Z4
519-257-5111 x 79100
Eat4Life is a unique, research-based healthy lifestyle program consisting of three courses: Healthy Living, Weight Management and Mindful Eating. Eat4Life is brought to you by the Community Primary Care and Public Health partnership of Windsor and Essex County, and courses are offered at various dates/locations from several partnering organizations. For more information about Eat4Life, click here
LOBLAWS IN-STORE DIETITIANS
Select stores in Windsor-Essex have an in-store Registered Dietitian service available to support the health and shopping needs of their customers. Services provided include grocery store tours on a variety of topics, cooking classes, and health education events. Some of the services offered are free of charge.
Zehrs In-Store Dietitians
St. Clair Beach/Parkway Mall
Cindy Dodsworth, RD 519-551-4493
Taylor Bailey, RD 519-562 -9183
Erin Meloche, RD 226-787-5473
Registered Dietitians inPrivate Practice
REGISTERED DIETITIANS WORKING IN PRIVATE PRACTICE IN WINDSOR AND ESSEX COUNTY
Dietitians working in Private Practice typically see people one-on-one about various nutrition concerns. The cost of these services usually starts at $75 per hour. The cost is not covered by OHIP, and may or may not be included in extended health care benefits packages (e.g., Green Shield, Manulife, Great West Life, etc.). Contact your extended health care benefits provider to inquire about whether or not you have benefits that cover Registered Dietitians.
Shelley Amato, RD
2296 Richmond Street,
Windsor, ON N8Y 1L6
Individual and group nutrition counselling; in-person and virtual (phone or video) counselling offered. Specializing in integrative and functional nutrition (natural and holistic therapies)
Expertise in: Gut Health, Prevention and Management of Chronic Disease, Weight Loss
Individual, couples and family nutrition counselling, cooking classes, meal planning, sports nutrition and workplace wellness presentations.
Expertise: Weight management, sports nutrition, PCOS, vegan and vegetarian diets, diabetes and heart health, food allergies and intolerances, digestive concerns.
Sarah Kendell, RD
Providing virtual (phone or video) weight-inclusive, nutrition counselling for adolescents and adults with disordered eating or eating disorders (no diagnosis is required for support). Available for nutrition consultation for adolescents engaged in Family Based Treatment (FBT)
Expertise: Health At Every Size (HAES®), intuitive eating, disordered eating, eating disorders, binge eating, anorexia nervosa, bulimia, OSFED, body image, mental health
Provides virtual counselling for those wanting to make long term sustainable changes without restrictions. This is for you if you’re looking to improve your relationship with food and your body through intuitive eating and mindful eating.
Expertise: weight management, general healthy eating, intuitive eating, mindful eating, body image, type 2 diabetes, heart health
*This program is not for those with an active eating disorder or those recovering from an eating disorder.
Victoria Mikhail, MA Nutrition, RD
Phone: (519) 979-7997
Individual and group nutrition counselling including cooking classes, presentations and workshops, corporate/company services.
Expertise: Weight management, cholesterol management, diabetes, diverticulosis, eating disorders, food allergies, irritable bowel syndrome, long-term care, paediatric/adolescent nutrition, prenatal nutrition, sports nutrition, and general healthy eating.
Sheereen Hassib, MSc, RD and Wala Yasin, MS, RD
Virtual Appointments in Ontario
Book directly: https://nutrisential.janeapp.com/
Nutrisential Inc. is a team of Registered Dietitians who provide a variety of services in Ontario including individual nutrition counselling, group sessions, presentations and more. We focus on providing high-quality nutrition care to help prevent and/or treat diseases. Considering the busy lifestyle led by most individuals, our team’s flexible hours and our focus on virtual means of nutrition therapy allow us to work around our client’s busy schedules to help meet their needs.
Expertise: Gastrointestinal Disease (Celiac Disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, FODMAP diet, Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn’s Disease), Allergies and Intolerances, Sports Nutrition, Personal Training, Meal Planning, Weight Management, Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes Management, Malnutrition, Mindful Eating and Lifestyle Change
Michelle Watkins, RD
Available for group presentations and individual nutrition consultation.
Expertise: Bariatric Surgery, Weight Management, Diabetes Management, Wellness Nutrition, Pediatric Care, and hold a Certificate in Paediatric & Adolescent Weight Management & Completed Board Certification for Paediatric Nutrition Specialty.
389 Hyde Park Road. London, ON
Nutrition counselling for women and children, by phone or video conferencing.
(In person available for London residents only).
Expertise: Nutrition counselling for women and children in areas including, but not limited to: iron deficiency, allergies, pregnancy, lactation, solid food introduction, picky eating, weight management, eating disorders, and more.
Referral method email or fax. Please contact the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit for referral form at 519-258-2146 x3100 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Natalie DeMarco, RD
on behalf of Metanoia Health and Wellness
3089 Forest Glade Drive, Windsor ON N8R 1W6
Expertise: primarily metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes.