What We Do
Our Dietitians provide people of all ages across the Greater Vancouver area with preventative nutrition and weight management support — enabling them to be successful in making dietary changes that are sustainable.
Home visits by a specialized Dietitian to someone recently released from hospital or with a complex clinical condition helps assures them and their caregivers that they are receiving optimal nutrition and hydration.
Our clients come from all walks of life; including busy professionals, college & university students, stay-at-home-moms, office workers & factory workers and others. What they have in common is a desire to make nutrition and lifestyle changes, and the recognition that to be successful, they need and experienced Dietitian to provide them with the tools.
Types of Services
Nutrition to You provides preventative nutrition and weight management support to a wide variety of clients and bringing the services to people’s home is especially helpful to busy individuals, as well as multi-generational families.
We provide expert care to clients with high blood pressure, elevated cholesterol or high blood sugar (or all three!) and support them in making the dietary- and lifestyle-changes to bring those down, and help them keep them that way.
A distinguishing feature of Nutrition to You is that our Dietitians provide this services in the language and cultural context of our clients — and for those seeking services on behalf of a family member, this can be especially helpful.
We have a Dietitian who is a Certified Diabetes Educator who provides our clients with Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes with the specific support they require.
Nutrition to You has Dietitians with the experience to support those with Inflammatory Bowel Disorder such as Crohn’s or Ulcerative Colitis and those who’ve just been released from hospital after having had a small intestine resection, or liver -, pancreas – or gallbladder surgery. One of our Dietitians also has the specialized certification required as well as experience overseeing various types of feeding tubes (enteral nutrition) at home.
Dietitian support at home for those with degenerative autoimmune diseases, such as Multiple Sclerosis, Huntington’s Disease and ALS or impaired cognition or dementia can make a huge difference for clients, as well as their family. We bring Nutrition to You.
We Speak the Language You Speak at Home!
Our Registered Dietitians are fluently bilingual.
ਮੈਂਪੰਜਾਬੀਬੋਲਦੀਹਾਂ – We speak Punjabi
Amandeep (Sandhu) Phangura, CDE, RD has several years experience working as a Diabetes educator in a Surrey area hospital, with a special focus of working with the South Asian community. Aman is fluent in Punjabi and is a Certified Diabetes Educator who brings her knowledge in treating Insulin Resistance, Type 1 – and Type 2 Diabetes to you.
Aman frequently appears on OMNI TV discussing a wide range of nutrition topics of interest to the Punjabi community.
You can read more about Amandeep, by clicking on the tab, above.
ما فارسی صحبت می کنیم – We Speak Farsi
Sepideh Sarbazi, MSc, RD is an experienced Registered Dietitian who is fluent in Farsi. She provides preventative nutrition and weight management services as well as advanced clinical care to those who have just been released from hospital following GI surgery, including those on tube-feeds.
Sepi also is experienced providing nutrition support at home to those with degenerative autoimmune diseases such as Multiple Sclerosis, Huntington’s Disease or ALS or to those with Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Disease Dementia.
You can read more about Sepi by clicking on the tab above.
我会讲普通话 – We speak Mandarin
[Please watch this space for Nutrition-to-You’s new Chinese-speaking Dietitian]
Areas of Specialty
In addition to being able to support you with healthy eating and managing your weight, each of our Nutrition to You Dietitians has an area of clinical specialty. We have Dietitians who can support you with;
Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes; We have a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) on our team who can help your specific needs.
Insulin Resistance; Our Dietitians are knowledgeable in helping delay and even prevent Diabetes in those diagnosed as “pre-Diabetic” or “insulin resistant”.
Inflammatory Bowel Disorder; We have a Dietitian who specializes in supporting those living with Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome; All of us have had occasional symptoms of bloating, diarrhea and abdominal pain or discomfort, but living with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is no fun! Once diseases such as Celiac, Crohn’s or Colitis have been ruled out, learning to minimize symptoms is important. Nutrition to You Dietitians can help!
Post-Surgical GI Management; we have a Dietitian who is experienced to support those who have just been released from hospital after having had gastrointestinal (GI) surgery, including small intestine resection, GI cancers of the stomach, small intestine, liver or pancreas, or those who have had their gallbladder removed.
Home Enteral (Tube) Feeding; We have a Dietitian has the necessary advance certifications to provide nutritional support to those who have returned from hospital on a variety of temporary or permanent feeding tubes, including gastrostomy (stomach tube) or jejunostomy (intestinal tube). She will assure optimal nutrition and hydration, assist in the management of any complications that might arise, as well as provide information on available formulas, tube systems, pumps, as well as available subsidized benefits for home tube feeding.
Degenerative Autoimmune Diseases; One of our Dietitian provides nutritional support to individuals with Multiple Sclerosis, Huntington’s Disease and ALS — addressing areas such as poor appetite, undesirable weight loss, and/or swallowing difficulties. She can also provide family and caregivers with helpful instructions on the prevention and healing of pressure sores, as well as enhancing immune system function.
Dementia Support for those Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Disease Dementia; One of our Dietitians is experienced at providing nutritional support to individuals with impaired cognition, as well as providing support for families and caregivers with regards to meal planning and preparation.
Food Allergy / Food Sensitivity and Mental Health Nutrition
Support for those with food allergies / food sensitivities and mental health nutrition is provided by our founding Dietitian, Joy Kiddie in our centrally located Coquitlam office. Please use the “Contact Us” form to learn more about Joy’s specialized services.
Do you have questions?
Please click on the “Contact Us” tab at the top of this page to send us a note. We will get back to you quickly; usually by the next business day.
Let us bring Nutrition to You!