NUTRITION COUSELLING

Cynthia Payne RD, CDE

Cynthia Payne is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator.

Cynthia works full time as a Registered Dietitian at Northumberland Hills Hospital and works nights and weekends at Pharmacy 101 providing private nutrition counselling.

Cynthia graduated from Ryerson University and did her Dietetic Internship at Ottawa Civic Hospital.

In the past, she has worked as a Dietitian at Ottawa Civic Hospital, Centenary Hospital, Ministry of Community and Social Services, The Fitness Institute Medical Clinic, Ryerson University, and Golden Plough Lodge.

Cynthia has recently co-authored a book with Dr. Ian Blumer entitled, “Diabetes Cookbook for Canadians for Dummies”. The book encompasses information on nutrition and diabetes along with 136 recipes with complete nutrition analysis. The book is not only useful for those with diabetes, but also for those wanting to follow a healthy eating plan that is low in fat, salt and sugar. Copies of “Diabetes Cookbook for Canadians for Dummies” can be purchased at Pharmacy 101. 

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Nutrition counselling is offered for healthy eating, weight management, low fat/cholesterol, diseases of the bowels, high blood pressure, hypoglycemia, diabetes, lactose intolerance, anemia and cancer to mention a few.

There is a fee for service of $125.00 for the initial assessment and $65.00 for follow ups. Doctor’s referrals and self referrals are accepted. Many insurance companies cover counselling by a Registered Dietitian. Nutrition counselling can also be claimed on tax returns under medical.

For an appointment, call Cynthia at 905-376-5966.