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How much does a nutritionist cost?

A nutritionist provides expertise and guidance to help clients with all diet-related health matters, including losing weight, gaining muscle, improving their sports performance, and managing diabetes or high cholesterol. Nutritionists can help people learn to follow special diets in a healthy way, such as becoming vegetarian or vegan or developing a low-sodium or gluten-free eating plan. The average national cost of a nutritionist is $60 to $100. Nutritionists often require an initial consultation with a new client, during which they’ll take a medical history, assess the client’s nutritional needs, and determine the best course of action; this first meeting usually averages $100-$120 for a 45-minute to 90-minute consultation. Subsequent nutritional counseling sessions generally cost less, ranging from an average of $45 for a half-hour session to $60-$90 for a one-hour session. Like many professional service providers, nutritionists may offer discounts through package pricing. For instance, a one-month package with two sessions and email support costs an average of $190; a three-month package with three sessions and email support costs an average of $360; and a six-month package with six sessions and email support costs an average of $540.  

Are nutritionists covered by health insurance?

Nutrition counseling can be a critical component of good health care, especially for people recently diagnosed with diabetes or high cholesterol who need to adhere to a specific diet. People also meet with nutritionists for help developing a healthy vegetarian or vegan diet, developing an eating plan to lose weight or gain muscle, or improving their sports performance by changing their diet. Nutritionists may be covered by health insurance depending on your reason for meeting with them. Nutrition counseling is more likely to be covered if it is part of a doctor-prescribed treatment for a particular medical condition, such as diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure or coronary heart disease. For example, Medicare covers medical nutrition therapy services only for people diagnosed with diabetes or kidney disease, as long as they get a referral from their doctor. Also, insurance providers more often cover nutrition visits if the patient has been referred to a registered dietitian within the carrier’s network of providers. Insurance plans vary greatly, so research your benefits before visiting a nutritionist.

Reviews for Saint Louis nutritionists
Tinera B.
Kristan is very knowledgeable about nutrition.
Luminous Chiropractic and WellnessLuminous Chiropractic and Wellness
Thumbtack Customer
I would highly recommend it Theresa McDonald to meet your nutritional needs. I was unable to lose weight and in three short weeks I lost nine pounds. I thought I knew every thing about nutrition but I was wrong. Theresa taught me the truth about nutrition. She also was very available through texting and email. Thank you Theresa you are awesome! Vicki Skow
Life Changer FitnessLife Changer Fitness
Sally O.
Working with Manuela has been one of the best things I've ever done for myself. Not only is she extremely knowledgeable about nutrition, her approach focuses on the full body and mind. She genuinely cares and celebrates progress as if it were her own. I can't recommend her services enough. No matter where you are with your nutrition and health, she can help you to be the best you can be. I feel great and look great as well!
MANUELAMANUELA
Lisa G.
Courtney was a great fit from the start! She was very responsive, professional, and attentive. She shared with me ideas on how she could help me reach my nutrition goals... to change my diet in order to fully eliminate my heartburn medication. Within 8 weeks, I had the confidence I needed to continue this goal on my own. Courtney met with me weekly and found time to respond to my texts/call in between. She shared strategies for my nutrition and really took the time to narrow in on what was working/not working. I can proudly say that I am weeks away from eliminating my medication completely. I am so thankful to have found Courtney to assist me in this process. I highly recommend Courtney for all of your nutrition and training needs!
Coaching with Courtney - Nutrition & TrainingCoaching with Courtney - Nutrition & Training
Gerard B.
Nick is absolutely amazing. We have just began our lifestyle change with his coaching and we have seen great results. My wife has lost 4 pounds and I have lost 3.5. Not only that, but we both feel energetic and genuinely healthier. He is very responsive and attentive. Great communicator and an even better nutritionist!
Nutrition & Personal TrainingNutrition & Personal Training
Sumanth H.
I started working with Laura for gaining lean muscle and loosing fat. Laura developed a program specifically for me that balances my nutritional needs to achieve both those goals. I couldn't have done it without her. She is always one text away. I’m 100% confident that I will achieve the body what I’m achieving for by summer!
Heroine NutritionHeroine Nutrition
Cari S.
I have been putting off exercising and weight loss for years, and was scared walking into a gym again. This was nothing like I expected! I've hard health scares recently, and this was a little intimidating at first, but Ryan really knows his stuff, from nutrition to how the body works, to what exercises are going to do the best for me. I am so happy to have overcome my "gym fear".
Trivium Personal Fitness, LLCTrivium Personal Fitness, LLC
Savannah N.
I had been doing Orangetheory Fitness for over a year and loved it; when covid shut it down, I decided to swich it up and go for a change of pace. I did a lot of research on trainers/nutritionists before deciding on Nolan for his 4 week program. Look at my pictures and realize that it was accomplished in 3 weeks (i'm not quite done with the 4 weeks as I write this). If you know anything about cutting fat, you should see that this is incredible progress for 3 weeks. I went in with the goal of losing fat and feel like he absolutely accomplished that. Nolan was available for questions and provided a very straight forward plan for both food and exercise. Do it. It's tough, but do it.
Nolan King's Nutrition and TrainingNolan King's Nutrition and Training
Kyle H.
A month ago, I couldn't imagine the person I am today. I was looking for a path to nutrition and health and wanted some guidance along the way. I stumbled along Coach Brian's profile and it immediately stuck out to me. Someone who was personable, easy to talk to, and motivating. However, the work Brian and I accomplished exceeded both of our expectations. I started last month at 220. I wanted to lose weight, but my main focus was to just eat and live healthier. I had tried in the past, but failed because I lacked motivation and accountability. After the first call with Brian, I knew this was going to be a whole different beast. Brian showed me everything. The knowledge he has is exponential. He walked me through every step of his process, and I found myself starting to enjoy cooking at home, choosing healthier meals and living a healthier lifestyle. His motivation and encouragement were critical in my process, as I am sure it is in everyone's. That was always the missing piece, and I found that with Coach Brian. Today, I am at 201 lbs. And it felt extremely easy! That was the best part. I could not have done this without Coach Brian. He will make it about you, and give you the tools to live a happier and healthier lifestyle. If you are looking for someone with knowledge and the motivation to make YOU a better person, stop looking and talk to Coach Brian.
Health & Nutrition SpecialistHealth & Nutrition Specialist
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