Frequently Asked Questions

Q: I need help with living a healthy lifestyle. Where do I start?
Q: Which insurance plans cover nutritional counseling?
Q: What is the best diet to follow?
Q: How do I lose weight the healthy way?
Q: Are meal planning involved with helping me lose weight and live a lifestyle of health and wellness?
Q: How often do I see the Dietitian?
How do I get started with Nutrition Link?
Q: I need help with living a healthy lifestyle. Where do I start?

A: A Registered Dietitian/ Nutritionist will assist you from the time that you call us to make an appointment until you feel you have accomplished results with whatever health goals you may have. We guide you with each process of your customized program with motivational coaching services throughout your whole experience.

Q: Which insurance plans cover nutritional counseling?

A: Many insurance plans cover the full cost of nutrition counseling. We participate in all major insurances including: Aetna, AmeriHealth, Cigna, GHI/Emblem Health, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield, Independence Blue Cross, Medicaid, Medicare and United Health/Oxford. Many plans also cover “preventative” services through the Affordable Care Act. We also have assistance to verify your insurance before you meet with the Dietitian.

Q: What is the best diet to follow?

A: All dietary protocols have their pros and cons. The truth is, the best diet is the one that both matches the client’s unique physiology and enjoy enough to follow consistently. What is important is that you receive the correct information from a Registered Dietitian/Nutrition (RDN). We are trained food and nutrition experts who has met the science base educational and experiential standards set forth by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND).

Q: How do I lose weight the healthy way?

A: We as qualified Health Professionals and Dietitians that will determine the best course of action for each individual. We start with a nutrition assessment looking at your overall health concerns, your goals, your sensitivities, your food log, your exercise and sleeping patterns. We then customize a nutrition and wellness plan that we will develop to help you achieve your unique health goals.

Q: Are meal planning involved with helping me lose weight and live a lifestyle of health and wellness?

A: Yes, most definitely. We customize each plan to meet our Clients Health needs. We also incorporate our unique “Healing Foods Program” that is discussed at your session/s with us.

Q: How often do I see the Dietitian?

A: We recommend every 2 or 3 weeks to provide our services to motivate you and review your progress. Remember this is a customized approach and a new “Lifestyle change” so what is most important is that you have the support to get results

How do I get started with Nutrition Link?

Please email/call Annette O’Neill, RDN, Director of Outpatient Services at: Wellness@NutritionLinkServices.com or call 845.566.3506.

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