Nutrition Services
Initial Consultation (30 minutes)
Free
This includes a health screen to review health history, food preferences, allergies/intolerances, food habits and lifestyle.
Simply For Life Package
$115 / $85 for members
Four follow up consultations (15 minute); Customized meal plan; Access to Simply For Life recipes

Dietetic Services

Registered or Professional Dietitians (RD/PDts) are highly qualified experts educated in science, management, human development, and health of populations. Dietitians provide counselling and support to help their clients make changes in their eating habits in order to promote health and prevent chronic illness.

A Professional Dietitian can help you with

  • Weight Management (Weight Loss/Gain)
  • Chronic Disease Management (Hypertension, cholesterol management, diabetes management, digestive disorders such as IBS)
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Pre/Post Natal Nutrition
  • Picky Eaters (selective eaters)
  • Food Allergies and Sensitivities
  • Vegetarian and Vegan Diets
  • Eating on a Budget
Workshop Ideas
  • Label Reading
  • Goal Setting
  • Healthy snacks
  • Mindful Eating
  • Grocery Store Tips
  • Meal Prepping
  • Portion Control
  • Gut Health
  • Fats
  • Protein
  • Carbohydrates
  • Habits
  • Spices, herbs and oils
  • Getting Over Food Guilt

What is the difference between a dietitian and a nutritionist?

In Nova Scotia, the titles dietitian and nutritionist are used interchangeably and have the same meaning. In order to use either of these titles in Nova Scotia, registration with Nova Scotia Dietetic Association is mandatory according to provincial law.

Am I Covered?

Medical services provided by dietitians and nutritionists are covered by extended health insurance plans from many companies (e.g. Chambers of Commerce, Great-West Life, Green Shield Canada, Manulife, Medavie Blue Cross). Certain restrictions may apply. Please contact your health insurance administrator for details.

Kennedy

Kennedy Sanford, Registered Dietitian

Kennedy Sanford is a Registered Dietitian and the owner of Simply For Life Kentville. Kennedy received her Bachelors of Science in Applied Human Nutrition with Integrated Internship from Mount Saint Vincent University. Born and raised in the Annapolis Valley, Kennedy’s interest in nutrition began during her involvement in the Health Promoting Schools Program. She has experience in chronic disease management, weight management and enjoys sharing her passion for food and nutrition with others. Kennedy is a member of the Nova Scotia Dietetic Association, Dietitians of Canada, Consulting Dietitians Network and Canadian Obesity Network.

Kennedy’s dietetic services include nutrition counseling for; healthy aging, prevention and treatment of disease, weight management, healthy eating for new and expecting mothers, healthy eating on a budget, gastrointestinal issues and much more.

Kennedy offers a client centred approach, meaning she works with each client to determine his or her specific needs and determines the nutritional interventions needed to meet the their personal health goals.

Contact Kennedy to Sign Up for Nutrition Consultations