Dietitian Services at HealthLink BC

HealthLink BC’s registered dietitians offer telephone, email and web-based based nutrition services to support the nutrition information, education and counselling needs of B.C. residents and health professionals.

How to Access our Programs and Services

For information and advice related to healthy eating you can call us, email us, or search for information on our website.

Whether you live in greater Vancouver, northern B.C., the interior, on the island, or anywhere else in British Columbia, we are here to help. Our registered dietitians are available to all residents of British Columbia Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm Pacific Time.

  • Call 8-1-1 (or 7-1-1 for the hearing impaired) to speak with a registered dietitian. Translation services are available in over 130 languages.
  • Email a HealthLinkBC Dietitian your questions about food and nutrition.
  • Visit Healthy Eating to learn about making healthy eating and lifestyle choices.
  • Health care providers can also request telephone nutrition counselling referral forms. Call 8-1-1 for more information.

About our Programs and Services

We offer a variety of programs and services designed to help residents of British Columbia make healthy eating and nutrition choices.

Eating and Activity Program for Kids

A program specifically designed to help children, teens and their families reach healthy weights and improve their overall health and quality of life. To learn more about the program, click on the link below.

Pediatric Nutrition Service

A service to support parents, caregivers, children and health professionals manage nutrition issues such as picky eating and feeding problems; failure to thrive; vitamin and mineral supplementation; and nutrition concerns among children with special health needs.

Oncology Nutrition Service

A service to support the nutrition needs of people living with cancer before, during and after cancer treatment.

Allergy Nutrition Service

A service to support the nutrition needs of infants, children and adults with food allergy. Advanced practice consultation is offered to health professionals seeking to serve the nutrition needs of clients with food allergy in their community.

Provincial Food Policy Service

A service that provides nutrition and food science expertise and consultation to the food and food services industries, health professionals and the public. Key areas of work include supporting the implementation of provincial food regulations, policies and best practices related to a healthier food supply and to healthy eating promotion.

Resource Management

A service to support clients through the development of evidence-informed food and nutrition guidelines and resources. Resource management also supports health professionals through the creation, translation and distribution of food and nutrition evidence to guide individual and professional practice.

Last Reviewed: April 2016

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