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Clinical Nutrition

Registered dietitians empowering patients in making appropriate food choices for disease prevention and the treatment of nutrition-related conditions.

Goals

It is the goal of our dietitians to assist rostered PEFHT County residents to improve their eating habits so that a better quality of life can be enjoyed at all ages.

 

Services

Individual appointments can be arranged to review your specific nutritional needs and eating habits. Our dietitians will provide you with the information and support you need to achieve a healthier lifestyle.

Our dietitians can help you to improve your eating habits through:

Education

  • Managing cholesterol
  • Management of hypertension
  • Sodium restriction
  • Weight management
  • Carbohydrate counting
  • Balanced meals

Counselling

  • Individual sessions
  • Focus on specific eating patterns to help manage chronic diseases such as diabetes and congestive heart failure

Access to Resources

  • Canada's Food Guide
  • Information on recommended sodium (salt) intake and calcium requirements for various ages
  • Disease specific nutritional information

Community-Based Workshops

  • Healthy Eating Basics
  • To help develop the skills needed to read product labels
  • To teach how to prepare healthier meals at home
  • Grocery store tours

Advocacy

  • To advocate for better access to healthier food choices in stores and restaurants.
  • To advocate for affordable food access for all

Links of Interest

The Food Access Guide for Hastings & Prince Edward Counties contains information about free or low cost food and meal programs, as well as local community food initiatives! The regions covered are: Belleville, Central Hastings, North Hastings, Prince Edward County, Quinte West, and South East Hastings.

Dietitians of Canada

UnlockFood.ca  (Brought to you by Dietitians of Canada)

Canadian Diabetes Association

Canada's Food Guide

College of Dietitians of Ontario


 

Check out Sarah Sandham, RD on Cool 100.1/95.5 Topic: Breakfast

Check out Sarah Sandham, RD on Cool 100.1/95.5 Topic: Snacks

Check out Sarah Sandham, RD on Cool 100.1/95.5 Topic: Sodium

Check out Sarah Sandham, RD on Cool 100.1/95.5 Topic: Nutrition Information

Check out Sarah Sandham, RD on the County Grapevine 99.3 Topic: Back to School Nutrition

Back to School Lunch Ideas (nut free)

Clinical Nutrition Team

L-R Sarah Sandham, Kate Martin, Kim Storms and Krystie Rosborough

Hours of Operation for Registered Dietitian

Sarah Sandham, RD
Sandbanks Medical Centre, Wellington
Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Donna Lowes, RD
35 Bridge Street, Suite 1, Picton, ON
Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Kimberly Storms, RD (Mat leave)
35 Bridge Street, Suite 1, Picton, ON


Contact Information for Registered Dietitians

Sarah Sandham, RD
Sandbanks Medical Centre
12 Prince Edward Drive
Wellington, ON K0K 3L0
Ph: 613-399-1281 ext. 5
Fax: 613-399-2464

Donna Lowes, RD 
35 Bridge Street, Picton, ON K0K 2T0
Ph: 613-476-0400 ext. 211
Fax: 1-866-476-0425