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  • Why Elemento Health? How are we different?
    Elemento Health stands out for several reasons: Personalized Care: We understand that each individual is unique. Our approach to nutrition and health is highly personalized, tailored to your specific needs, goals, and preferences. Evidence-Based: We prioritize evidence-based nutrition, which means our recommendations are grounded in scientific research and proven methods. You can trust that the guidance you receive is backed by solid science. Culturally Sensitive: We respect and embrace the diversity of cultures and dietary preferences. Our approach to nutrition considers your cultural background, food preferences, and lifestyle, ensuring that your plan is both effective and enjoyable. Inclusive: At Elemento Health, we welcome and support individuals of all backgrounds, ages, and health conditions. We believe that everyone deserves access to quality nutrition care. Holistic Approach: We don't just focus on food; we take a holistic approach to health. This means considering various aspects of your life, from stress levels to sleep quality, to create a well-rounded plan. Long-Term Success: Our goal is not just to help you achieve short-term results but to guide you toward lasting health and well-being. We're here to support you on your journey. Convenient Virtual Care: All our consultations and support are provided through a secure, HIPAA-compliant virtual platform, making it easy for you to access our services from the comfort of your home. Dedicated Dietitians: Our team of experienced dietitians is passionate about helping you achieve your goals. We're here to answer your questions, provide support, and celebrate your successes. Elemento Health is more than just a nutrition service; we partner with you on your path to a healthier, happier you.
  • How do I make an appointment?
    To make an appointment you can email or call 917-420-9994. If you are not sure if Elemento Health is the right fit for you book a free 15 minutes discovery call.
  • Do you offer in-person sessions?
    We exclusively provide virtual sessions. You'll connect with your registered dietitian via a secure platform, ensuring HIPAA compliance. You have the flexibility to join your session from a location of your choice, one that offers privacy and comfort. Utilize either your phone or computer to access your virtual meeting.
  • Will my insurance cover?
    We currently have the privilege of accepting insurance plans from Blue Cross Blue Shield, United Healthcare, and Cigna. Upon scheduling your session, we will verify your insurance benefits and promptly provide you with an overview of your coverage. Please bear in mind that the coverage details we provide are based on the information supplied by your insurance provider, and we are unable to guarantee specific benefits or reimbursements. As the policyholder, it is your responsibility to manage claims that may be denied by your insurance.
  • What if my insurance does not cover?
    We offer affordable packages because, at Elemento Health, we are on a mission to make nutrition accessible and inclusive to all. We firmly believe that everyone should have access to nutrition and the opportunity to feel great! Email to find out more.
  • Do you provide services in both English and Spanish?
    Yes, at Elemento Health, we are proud to offer our services in both English and Spanish. Our commitment to providing care extends to individuals who are more comfortable communicating in either of these languages, ensuring that we can effectively cater to a diverse range of clients. This bilingual approach allows us to deliver personalized nutrition and healthcare solutions that truly meet your needs.
  • What is the difference between a registered dietitian and a nutritionist?
    Dietitians and nutritionists both work in the field of nutrition and food, but there are some key differences between the two: 1. Education and Training: Dietitians: Dietitians are required to complete specific educational and professional requirements. This typically includes a bachelor's degree in dietetics or a related field, followed by an accredited dietetic internship. In some cases, dietitians may pursue a master's degree. They also need to pass a licensing or registration exam to become a Registered Dietitian (RD) or similar designation. Nutritionists: The term "nutritionist" is often not regulated, which means that the educational and training requirements can vary widely. Often nutritionist have completed shorter, non-degree programs or self-study courses. 2. Scope of Practice: Dietitians: Dietitians are trained to work in a wide range of settings, including hospitals.They can provide medical nutrition therapy, develop nutrition plans for specific health conditions, and work with individuals with complex dietary needs. Nutritionists: While some nutritionists have expertise in specific areas of nutrition and can provide valuable advice, they may have limitations in their ability to address medical conditions or complex dietary issues. 3. Regulation: Dietitians: Dietitians are often regulated by government agencies or professional organizations. They must adhere to a specific code of ethics and professional standards, and their practice is typically overseen and regulated by a licensing board. Nutritionists: The regulation of nutritionists varies by location. In some places, there may be no specific regulations or oversight, while in others, there may be professional organizations that set standards for nutritionists. 4. Medical Nutrition Therapy: Dietitians: Dietitians are qualified to provide medical nutrition therapy, which involves diagnosing and treating medical conditions through nutrition interventions. They work closely with healthcare teams to manage conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, and eating disorders. Nutritionists: Nutritionists usually do not have the same level of training and expertise in providing medical nutrition therapy, and their ability to diagnose and treat medical conditions through nutrition may be limited. It's important to note that the terminology and regulations surrounding dietitians and nutritionists can vary by country and region. Before seeking nutrition advice, it's advisable to check the qualifications and credentials of the professional and ensure that their expertise aligns with your specific needs.
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