about palate theory

What is Palate Theory?  Palate Theory offers nutrition consulting services focused on boosting energy, achieving weight management goals, and improving overall health by optimizing food choices.  We also offer prenatal and postpartum nutrition consults for the mama or mama-to-be looking to experience the healthiest pregnancy for herself + baby.  Palate Theory provides personalized, research-based solutions prioritizing nutrient-dense foods and practical techniques. 

Why Palate Theory? Palate Theory provides convenient access to educated and trained Registered Dietitians through a virtual HIPAA*-compliant platform that allows for exceptional nutrition guidance from a trustworthy source.  Additionally, virtual meetings allow clients to easily engage in nutrition consulting without leaving their home or office, saving time, energy and money.  

*HIPAA (The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) protects personal health information

What is a Registered Dietitian?  A Registered Dietitian is an expert in food and nutrition who possesses the skill set to analyze evolving nutrition research and apply it to individuals to optimize health outcomes.

Requirements for qualification include (1) completion of coursework accredited through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics, (2) completion of an accredited dietetic internship with experiences in medical nutrition therapy, foodservice, and community nutrition, (3) a successful score on a national nutrition examination given by the Commission on Dietetic Registration, and (4) completion of continuing professional education following initial registration. 

In contrast, there are no formal educational, professional, or legal requirements to hold the title of Nutritionist.