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Nutrition counselling is designed to provide clients with nutritional guidance and support. All nutritional evaluations and counselling sessions are conducted by a registered dietitian or a dietetic intern overseen by a registered dietitian. Registered dietitians are licensed by the Ordre professionnel des diététistes du Québec (OPDQ) and are members of Dietitians of Canada. Receipts are provided for medical insurance and income tax purposes.
The following services include the use of an online food journal, with the services of the dietitian who will be able to access your food journal and provide feedback during the appointment.
Nutritional Evaluation and Feedback Appointment
This stand-alone appointment is ideal if you are comfortable adjusting your eating habits on your own, and you would like feedback on your current habits that take into account a review of your medical history, medications and symptoms.
Follow-up Nutritional Appointment
Your nutritional habits are re-assessed by reviewing your current food habits. Results from your nutritional evaluation or the previous appointment are further discussed and you will collaboratively establish goals and habits to help you achieve your goal.
Individual Nutrition Packages
Packages consist of:
- 3 appointments (apt): nutritional evaluation & feedback appointment (1 hr.), 2 follow-up nutritional appointments (45 min. each)
- 1 food journal monitoring feedback (value of 20$ each)
- 2 meal preparation classes (2 hrs. each)
Participants may choose to focus on: Eating habits for managing chronic conditions like High blood pressure (DASH diet) or cholesterol, Diabetes, Gastrointestinal conditions, Active lifestyle and Sports nutrition, and Life stage changes.
Resting Metabolic Rate Assessment (45 min)
A measurement using a high-quality MOXUS Metabolic System provides the professional and participant with a precise value of daily energy needs complementing the nutritional evaluation. This measure includes a report explaining what this measurement means and how it relates to overall health.
This workshop provides a communal experience for participants who want to cook and prepare simple, nutritious and affordable recipes to have on-hand throughout the week. Participants cook 5 different recipes to take home and receive a sample menu. Bring your containers!.
Healthy Cooking Classes or Demonstrations
PERFORM’s healthy cooking sessions are a fun, hands-on experience meant to equip you with nutritious, simple and affordable meal ideas to suit your lifestyle in a group setting. A fun teambuilding activity, these workshops can be scheduled for groups of 8 to 15 participants. A list of previous topics are available on the Cooking at PERFORM link above.
|Individual Nutrition Package *
7.5 hours over 5 months
|Initial nutritional evaluation and feedback
|Follow-up nutritional appointment
|Resting Metabolic Rate Assessment *
|Healthy Cooking Classes or demonstrations *
|Cooking Ensemble *
* Above fees are before applicable taxes. There are no taxes on individual nutrition counselling appointments.
Make an appointment
For more information
Registration, required forms, and booking at PERFORM basement reception
Receipts are provided for medical insurance and income tax purposes.
Ms. Elena Zhao, P.Dt., M.Sc.
Elena is a licensed dietitian with the Ordre professionnel des diététistes du Québec (OPDQ) and a member of Dietitians of Canada. PERFORM’s Nutrition Suite hosts dietetic interns and graduate students supervised by Ms. Zhao.
Ms. Zhao graduated from McGill University with a master’s degree in Dietetics in 2021. She has experience with nutrition presentations, educational resource development, cooking workshops, recipe and menu development, content writing and nutrition counseling for: malnutrition in older adults, disordered eating, weight management, renal failure, and gastrointestinal conditions.