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Plant-Based, Vegetarian, and Vegan Dietitian Nutritionist in the St. Louis Area, Missouri, and Illinois

Meet Your Nutrient Needs with Medical Nutrition Therapy for a Plant-Based, Vegetarian, or Vegan Diet

What does a vegan - vegetarian - plant-based dietitian do?

A dietitian in our practice can help to ensure that those following a plant based diet are still meeting the appropriate energy needs to function optimally and that eliminating certain food groups (animal protein/dairy/eggs/fish/etc) won’t actually compromise their health.

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Do dietitians recommend veganism?

Proud plant base supporters at Branz Nutrition Counseling. However, it’s all about ensuring you are checking the box for meeting nutritional needs with major food groups missing. We feel as if this can be possible in eating disorder recovery too with the help of a trained eating disorder dietitian to facilitate this recovery approach.

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Can a nutritionist help me become a vegetarian?

A dietitian can definitely assist in helping make this transition and in fact, highly recommended to ensure you are meeting all macronutrient groups with the elimination of various food groups.


What foods do you eat on a plant-based diet?

Many dishes that require animal protein can easily be swapped out for other alternatives to support a plant based diet. A dietitian can confirm you are meeting requirements to best absorb nutrients for optimal health and well being.

What can a dietitian nutritionist do to help with overeating?

When it comes to overeating, the main goal is to determine the root of the problem and work alongside a patient's team to ensure a collaborative approach. A dietitian specifically will work to ensure adequate calories are being consumed with a mix of nutritious and fun foods intertwined while challenging beliefs are food, weight, body image, and movement.

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