Dietitian

Dietitian Services

Registered Dietitian’s empower all individuals to embrace the food they eat to meet their health and lifestyle goals, including for infants. We help support new moms, caregivers, and child in this new and exciting chapter of their lives!

Dietitians provide the foundational knowledge and skills by assessing and analyzing the individual needs of the client and then providing practical information through counselling, strategies, tips, resources and even recipes.

Nutritional Counselling Benefits for Infants

  • Introducing solids and first foods to baby for safety and efficacy;
  • Prevention and dealing with a picky eater in their foundational years;
  • Transforming the mealtime environment for uplifting, happier, stress-free meals;
  • Over and undereating counselling for healthy growth and development;
  • Support for food allergies or intolerances;

Nutritional Counselling Benefits for Mom

  • Optimal eating while breastfeeding baby;
  • Weight loss and post-partum baby weight strategies;
  • A restorative positive relationship with food;
  • Improved eating habits, long-term accountability;
  • Chronic disease prevention and management for future health benefits;

Role of a Registered Dietitian

A Registered Dietitian is the protected title for the food and nutrition experts in Ontario. They are regulated health professionals with both the accredited training and expertise to enhance lives and improve health. Dietitians undergo rigorous schooling and comprehensive training in order to register with the dietetic regulatory body in the province they practice in. They are held accountable to the highest ethical and educational standards. The advice and information provided by Registered Dietitians is tailored to their patients and client’s needs. The science is translated to meet personal challenges, needs, accessibility and individual preferences.

Our Dietitian

Julia Collins is a Registered Dietitian with a focus on Pediatric Health, including prenatal, infant and child nutrition. food and nutrition were a key part of her life. Her undergraduate degree was completed at Western University in a Bachelor of Science with an Honors Specialization in Nutrition and Dietetics. She went on to complete a Master’s in Public Health at the University of Toronto, in Nutrition and Dietetics, prior to becoming an accredited Registered Dietitian with the College of Dietitians of Ontario. This degree enhanced her nutrition knowledge and allowed her to complete extensive practical training. It promoted the development of expertise within the healthcare and food systems, from health and disease prevention to palliation.

She has clinical, population health and food management experience in the Toronto and Mississauga community. Her passion for pediatric health was developed in one of her clinical placements at a Family Health Team. She continued this passion by completing a literature review on Baby Led Weaning practices in Canada throughout her Master’s Degree. This was further promoted by joining the Dietitians of Canada Pediatric Network which supports professional development and advocacy in this area of nutrition. She provides best dietitian serivces and works closely with families and caregivers to provide evidence-based nutrition counselling to improve infant, toddler and children’s health but also empowers them all to reach a healthy lifestyle through nutrition. Her philosophy supports good food and quality through the family meal environment and with their relationship with food, by providing patient-centered care.

SINGLE SESSIONS


Initial assessment

$120 CAD

Baby Initial Assessment

$80 CAD

one session

$60CAD

MEMBERSHIP PACKAGES


Funky Giraffe

5 sessions

$275

Galaxy Deer

10 Session

$540 CAD

Giggly Panda

15 session

$780 CAD


     

Contact Us


Email:info@gigglypanda.com

Mississauga Address:1855 Dundas Street E Unit 8, Mississauga, L4X 1M1, Ontario, Canada.

Phone: +1 905-232-3522

North York Address:1600 Steeles ave w, concord, L4K 4M2, Ontario, Canada

Phone: +1 289-597-4141

Hours:7 days a week : 10am–6pm

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