A Letter From Founder Lindsey McGregor:

When I was young, I loved how food connected my family at the dinner table. I loved helping in the kitchen creating new recipes. I would get excited when the latest Canadian Living Magazine would come in the mail with new recipes to try.

In 2009, I became a Dietitian after graduating from the University of Alberta and today, I am still just as passionate about food, nutrition, and empowering people to take control of their health. What I love most about the industry is that it’s about people and science – and I am very curious about both.

One of the biggest challenges for solo practitioners is finding clients. Additionally, clients aren’t sure where to start in their search for a Dietitian. This is where the idea of the Dietitian Directory was born. Dietitian Directory is exactly what it sounds like – it’s a directory for all Registered Dietitians that makes it easy for people and Dietitians to connect.

My business was born from a genuine interest in helping Dietitians in the community. I want to use this resource as a way to help increase the everyday person’s knowledge of what a Dietitian is and what they can do for them. More than that, I care about small entrepreneurs succeeding and giving back to the community.

Often, healthy eating is one thing in everyone’s circle of control in the journey to be well and live their best lives. I hope the Dietitian Directory can be the bridge for connecting Dietitians and people who are looking to improve their journey with health and nutrition.

Lindsey McGregor

Lindsey McGregor, RD
Founder, Dietitian Directory

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Lindsey works as a clinical dietitian in the medicine/intensive care units at a local hospital. She helps improve patient outcomes by providing adequate nutrition, whether patients are in medically-induced comas, post-surgery, or have no appetite due to medical issues. She lives in Calgary and is very obsessed with her dog, Mango Snowberry. Outside of work, she likes to hike, travel, catch up with friends, garden, and decorate.

Lindsey envisions the Dietitian Directory to become the largest directory for Registered Dietitians across North America. Whether it’s a Dietitian for sports nutrition, pregnancy & breastfeeding, heart health, weight loss, or a diabetic Dietitian in Canada, you can find what you’re looking for right here.

About Us

Dietitian Directory connects you with top Registered Dietitians from across Canada and the United States with just the click of a button. We work together to ensure you are provided with the best care, strategies, and credible information to help you to achieve your goals.

  • Directory of Registered Canadian and American Dietitians
  • Access to top Dietitians in their areas of expertise
  • An active community of Dietitians ensuring up to date and evidence-based nutrition information
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Services

Dietitians provide a wide range of services including individual menu planning, corporate wellness presentations, nutrient analysis, menu reviews, and much more.

Just like other professionals, Dietitians can provide general care or focus in specific areas of care to better help people with their needs.

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Registered Dietitians

Just like physicians, nurses, and pharmacists, not just anybody can call themselves a Dietitian!

In Canada, Titles are government legislated, regulated, and protected under the Health Professions Act.

In the United States, there are currently 48 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia that have statutory provisions regulating the dietetics profession and associated titles such as “Dietitian” and “Nutritionist.”

To ensure you have access to top-quality services, Dietitians Directory is only for Registered Dietitians so you can trust that you’ll receive the best service possible.

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Frequently Asked Questions


For those seeking a Dietitian

How do I know if a Dietitian is registered?

We’ve done the work for you. Our team verifies the registration of each member so you can trust that every Dietitian has met our strict requirements to be featured in this directory.


What do I need to know before choosing a Dietitian?

Consider your relationship with food and your body and contact a Dietitian who aligns with your values (i.e. weight-inclusive approach, weight neutral, weight-loss focused, etc.). This is an important decision that should support your personal goals and deeply held beliefs.


What should I expect when working with a Dietitian?

A Registered Dietitian will help restore your relationship with food while eating a balanced meal pattern that is easy, enjoyable, and delicious - and personalized to your likes, resources, and access. You’ll receive safe and simple strategies to improve your health and trustworthy guidance that may assist with symptom management or help your reach your goals.


Do I need a specific diagnosis to work with a Dietitian?

You do not need a specific diagnosis or a doctor’s referral to work with a Dietitian in most cases.


What is the difference between a Dietitian and a Nutritionist?

Although Dietitians and Nutritionists both help people find the best diets and foods to meet their health needs, they have different qualifications. In the United States, Dietitians are certified to treat clinical conditions, whereas Nutritionists are not always certified. In Canada, Dietitians and Registered Dietitians have protected titles. This means that only people who have specific qualifications can call themselves one.


What is a weight-inclusive approach?

A weight-inclusive Dietitian will focus on your overall health and wellness, not on weight. You’ll be guided on things such as connecting to internal hunger/ fullness cues, ditching the diet mentality, gentle nutrition, enjoying satisfying meals, and learning about medical nutrition management where the recommendations are based on research and not societal weight expectations.


Will insurance cover my appointment or do Dietitians direct bill?

In the United States, insurance may cover your appointment. Check with your individual plan for specific details on what is included.

In Canada, some Dietitians may direct bill. Check with your Dietitian for how they handle billing.



For current Dietitians

How can I be featured on the website?

You can become a member here.


How do I report a problem?

Email lindsey.mcgregor@dietitiandirectory.ca with any problems or questions about your membership.


Who runs this website?

Lindsey McGregor, RD has been a Dietitian in clinical practice in Alberta for the past 10 years. She hopes this site connects clients with the right Dietitian and offers a platform for quality writing, advertising, and influence by Dietitians.


Do you have any affiliations?

No, we do not have any affiliation. We are an independent website dedicated to increasing the visibility of all Dietitians as a source of credible information for the public.


What is your Cancellation policy?

Our monthly membership can be cancelled at any time, our annual membership is non-refundable.