At the Y, we care about your holistic health and we know that how your fueling your body is just as important as how you are being physically active. We want to make the journey easier for you to maintain a healthy lifestyle and diet and our registered dietitian is available just for that. Click here to request an appointment today!
Meet with a registered dietitian to receive personalized calorie, protein, carbohydrates, and fat needs, a suggested meal plan according to those needs, and guidance on implementing healthier eating habits. Registered dietitians are also available for disease-specific counseling (i.e. Diabetes, High Cholesterol, High Blood Pressure, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Allergies, etc.). Each session is 60 minutes.
Session Fee – $50
Group sessions are designed to help people seeking a healthy balance to achieve their goals by making changes to their daily behaviors, and forming sustainable healthy habits. Group session provide group support to help you develop a nutrition and exercise plan that works for you.
- Group Session topics and dates vary and will be released as scheduled.
Group Fee – $120/4 sessions
> Consider adding a session with the Dietitian to your Personal Training or Athletic Center package for special pricing!
Who is Amy?
Amy Ferrelli is a Registered Dietitian and has a passion for food and physiology. She received her degree in Health Science through Rutgers University. Through internships and work experiences, she has developed a knowledge of a variety of dietetic issues, such as weight loss, diabetes, cardiovascular health, and much more. With the firm belief that health is centered in mind, body, and spirit, her promise is that you will feel accepted and respected. As a wife and mother, she understands how busy life can be, and will help you reach your goals in a way that will fit your schedule. Amy offers one-on-one sessions as well as group classes.
Why work with a Registered Dietitian?
You will receive on-going support, personalized information, amazing recipes, motivation, sample grocery lists, meal planning assistance, advice on avoiding fad diets, objective feedback and tools to avoid lifestyle diseases.
What can I learn from a Registered Dietitian that I can’t learn online?
Personalized nutrition: Registered Dietitians have the expertise to customize dietary information and devise a plan that is specific to you and your families’ personal health and wellness goals.
There is so much conflicting nutrition information out there, who can I trust?
Registered dietitians can eliminate confusing and widespread nutrition recommendations and offer sound, relevant advice. Registered Dietitians make it their business to stay up to date on nutrition and health news, trends, and research.
What’s the difference between a Registered Dietitian and other nutrition specialists?
Credentials. Registered Dietitians must be credentialed and licensed and they have completed rigorous schooling and training.
What are the benefits of regular meetings with a Registered Dietitian?
Accountability. Registered Dietitians will provide on-going motivation and support as you attempt to make permanent and lifestyle-appropriate dietary changes.
What if I’m worried about giving up the foods I love to eat?
Registered Dietitians know food and love food too! A dietitian can make it healthy, while tasting great, with the added benefit of helping you feel your very best.
What are the long-term benefits of working with a Registered Dietitian?
A Registered Dietitian helps you manage common conditions like diabetes, high cholesterol, and high blood pressure. In addition, food and nutrition are also strongly related to autoimmune conditions, infertility, problems with sleep, and anxiety… all of which a dietitian can help you address with the right food and nutrients.