If you’re looking for an effective way to improve your health, it might be time to consider working with a registered dietitian. A registered dietitian is someone trained to provide nutritional advice and guidance based on your specific needs. Not only can they help you make healthier food choices, but they can also provide you with lifestyle suggestions that will help you reach your health goals.

As you age, it is essential to maintain healthy eating habits. Doing so can help to prevent or manage conditions such as heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. Working with a registered dietitian can help you make sustainable changes that will have a lasting impact on your health and well-being.  Here are 8 ways that teaming up with a registered dietitian can improve your health.

A Registered Dietitian Gives Personalized Nutrition Advice

When you work with a registered dietitian, you’ll get personalized nutrition advice tailored to meet your individual needs and goals. Your dietitian will be able to assess your current eating habits and develop an action plan for improving them through changes in dietary patterns, meal timing, and other lifestyle habits that can enhance your overall health and wellness.

Make Healthy Eating Easy

Eating healthy isn’t always easy. It can take time and effort to plan meals and shop for ingredients, not to mention cook them when it comes time to eat. A registered dietitian will teach you how to make healthy eating easier by teaching you how to save time in the kitchen without sacrificing nutrition.

This could involve anything from stocking up on healthy staples like canned beans and frozen vegetables so that dinner is easy on busy nights or finding ways of making pre-packaged convenience foods healthier by adding fresh ingredients like vegetables or lean protein sources.

Eating healthier doesn’t need to be an all-or-nothing proposition; small changes over time can add up and make a big difference in the long run! A registered dietitian can help you identify achievable short-term goals that lead up to larger long-term objectives so that maintaining healthy eating habits becomes easier each day.


Understand Nutrition Labels and Serving Sizes

Many people don’t understand what the numbers on nutrition labels mean, let alone how much of each nutrient they should be consuming for their bodies to function optimally. A registered dietitian can explain what all those numbers mean and help you determine proper serving sizes so that you aren’t over or under-consuming certain nutrients without realizing it.

Learn How To Eat Healthy When Eating Out

Eating out doesn’t have to be unhealthy; it just takes some planning ahead of time! A registered dietitian can provide helpful tips for keeping meals out at restaurants balanced, nutritious, and enjoyable – such as ordering grilled instead of fried items or asking for dressing on the side rather than having it poured over the top of your salad – so that eating out doesn’t derail your progress towards better health!

Give You Personalized Guidance Through Your Health Challenges

Everyone faces unique challenges when it comes to eating well and staying healthy; a registered dietitian can help guide you through any issues specific to your own individual situation such as food allergies, chronic illnesses such as diabetes or heart disease, digestive problems, etc., so that no matter what challenges come up along the way, there’s always someone there who knows exactly how best to advise and support you based on their expertise in nutrition science!




Manage Stress Around Food

No matter the situation, we all experience stress around food at some point in our lives—whether it’s feeling like we’ve overindulged or feeling guilty about not being able to stick to our dietary goals. A registered dietitian will provide support and encouragement as you learn how to make healthier decisions when it comes to food choices without having to adhere to rigid diets or eating plans that don’t work for your lifestyle.

Get The Right Answers To All Your Questions With A Registered Dietitian

It is common for people seeking nutritional advice from non-experts online or in books to find themselves overwhelmed by conflicting information or just plain confused by the science behind it all! A registered dietitian has the knowledge necessary to answer any questions you may have about nutrition—from what kind of fats are good for us, to which dietary supplements are most effective—so that you always know exactly what’s best for YOUR body!

A Registered Dietitian Can Be Your Support And Accountability Partner

Last but certainly not least –having regular check-ins with a qualified professional ensures that you stay accountable throughout the process of reaching your desired health outcomes. Having someone who understands the importance of making positive choices helps keep us motivated while providing support along the way!


Working with a registered dietitian is an invaluable resource when it comes to making positive changes in your life that will improve your overall health and well-being over time—especially if you’re a woman over 40 looking for specific guidance tailored just for YOU! With their expertise in nutrition science and ability to develop custom meal plans based on individual needs, registered dietitians are here ready and willing to help guide you towards better physical health no matter your age!

If improving your health is important to you then hiring an RD should be seriously considered as part of an overall wellness strategy.  Not only do they provide personalized nutrition advice based on individual needs, but they also help guide you through making healthier food choices while offering access to recipes & meal planning resources tailored specifically for your unique situation.

Moreover –one of the most important benefits associated with working with a qualified professional is having access to accountability & support from an experienced team member throughout the entire process!

If you’re considering working with an RD, be sure and check out my Signature Coaching Program and apply for a complimentary Autoimmune Breakthrough Session to see if working together would be a good fit for you.  I’d love to be your guide on your journey to better health.


***Disclaimer: This post is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as medical advice***





  • Susan Taylor, RDN LD

    Meet Susan, registered dietitian / nutritionist and fellow autoimmune warrior who is dedicated to helping women with autoimmune disease get their groove back. With the right diet and lifestyle changes, Susan empowers her clients to take control of their health and feel their best. When she's not busy saving the world you can find Susan strolling along the beach, jet-setting to new destinations, and soaking up quality time with family & friends.