Sudbury District Nurse Practitioner Clinics


Registered Dietitian 

nutritionEating habits and lifestyle choices can help to support your health and prevent or manage chronic health conditions. Registered Dietitians (RDs) are licensed health professionals who are specially trained in human nutrition and food sciences to provide education, counselling, and ongoing support of health goals. Dietitians offer services and support in the following areas:
  • Food allergies and intolerances
  • Prediabetes and diabetes
  • Cancer
  • Eating disorders
  • Gut health and digestive conditions
  • Heart health including hypertension and cholesterol management
  • Eating habits during the early years, “picky eating”
  • Disordered eating
  • Weight management
  • Wound healing
You have a dietitian as part of your health care team at the Sudbury District Nurse Practitioner Clinics. The dietitian works with your Nurse Practitioner and allied health team to address your unique needs.
Your visit with the dietitian will include a nutritional assessment to learn about your eating habits and lifestyle, as well as a review of medical history, medications, supplements, and complementary medicines. Together, you create a nutrition care plan that supports your health needs and goals.
You can connect with the dietitian any time. Call to book an appointment or speak with your Nurse Practitioner for further information.
To learn more about the regulations and code of ethics followed by Registered Dietitians, click below to visit the College of Dietitians of Ontario
To learn more about recipes and to access safe, evidence-based information, check out, a site powered by Dietitians of Canada:

Peppermint Vanilla Tea Latte

Photo peppermint vanilla latte cropped

Preparation time: 1 minute
Cook time: 5 minutes
Serves: 2


Milk 2 cups (500 mL)
Peppermint tea bag or 2 bags or loose leaf mint tea 2 teaspoons (10 mL)
Vanilla extract 1 teaspoon (5 mL)
Maple syrup (optional)
Grated dark chocolate (optional)


  1. In a small saucepan, over medium heat, bring milk and tea bags or loose leaf tea to a gentle boil. Stir and remove from heat. Steep tea for 5 to 10 minutes (depending on strength of mint flavour preferred).
  2. Remove tea bags (or if using loose leaves strain through a fine mesh sieve and return to saucepan); add vanilla.
  3. Over medium heat, whisk until frothy.
  4. Pour tea into two mugs. Sweeten to taste with maple syrup (if using) and top with grated dark chocolate (if using).

Recipe Provided By: Dairy Farmers of Canada

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