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Nutrition Corner

   


What is a Registered Dietitian (RD) and how do they help WIC Clients?

A WIC RD is a food and nutrition expert who provides vital nutrition services.  These are just some of the services a RD provides free of charge for WIC clients:

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Develop personalized nutrition care plans for WIC moms and their kiddos to help them achieve healthy eating lifestyles

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Provides sound, easy-to-follow nutritional advice for WIC clients who have diseases like diabetes, high blood pressure, celiac disease and other metabolic or genetic conditions

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Helps WIC clients connect to useful and helpful community resources for their overall health needs

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Assists WIC moms with making sure they are getting the nutrition and physical activity they need during their pregnancy and after delivery

Check out this top ten list from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to learn more about the reasons people seek the expert, science-based advice of a Registered Dietitian (RD).

 
 

What are WIC RDs doing in your community?

WIC RDs are involved in numerous activities throughout Spokane, the state of Washington and even the nation. Here are just a few!

Breastfeeding Coalition of WA


Child Obesity Prevention Coalition (COPC)

Nutrition First of WA


What is so special about WIC RDs?

WIC RDs have a wide variety of speciality certifications and trainings that include medical nutritional therapy and lactation management. Some of our RD staff specialties include:

International Board of Lactation Consultant Certification

Celiac Disease

Gastrointestinal (GI) Disorders

Gestational Diabetes

Pediatric Weight Management

Autism and Spectrum Disorders
 

 

Exciting NEW feature!

Breastfeeding Facebook Page



Client resources for all things nutrition related

Eat Right on a Budget
3 Ps: Plan, Purchase, and  Prepare
Smart Shopping for Fruits & Veggies
Eating Better on a Budget

Eat Smart
Add More Fruits & Vegetables to Your Day
Make Half Your Grains Whole
Choosing Whole Grain Foods
Focus on Fruits
Make Better Beverage Choices
Got Your Dairy Today?
10 Tips for Choosing Protein
Salt and Sodium


Infant and Toddler Feeding
Feeding Under the Age of One
Prevent Choking in Toddlers




More to come from our Registered Dieticians!

Diedra, Registered Dietician Diedra, MS RD CD
Kristine, Registered Dietician Kristine, RD CD IBCLC
Deanna, Registered Dietician Deanna, RD CD
Shelly, Registed Dietician Shelly, RD CD

 

 

SRHD is an equal opportunity provider. Washington WIC does not discriminate. More Info