Personalized Cardiac Nutrition Support

Successful cardiac nutrition management requires a well-rounded approach that addresses the physiological, emotional, and dietary challenges of living with cardiac conditions. At DeJong Health Consulting, we prioritize personalized and evidence-based support for cardiac nutrition. Whether you have hypertension, coronary heart failure, stroke, atherosclerosis or hyperlipidemia, our assessments and educational programs are designed to guide individuals at every stage of their cardiac health journey. With a focus on practical solutions for managing dietary fats, sodium intake, and promoting heart-healthy nutrition, our services offer a thorough review of eating habits, physical activity practices and stress management and develop patient-centered strategies to address the unique challenges faced by people with cardiac conditions.

Successful cardiac nutrition management, at DeJong Health Consulting, involves personalized, evidence-based support for various cardiac conditions such as hypertension, coronary heart failure, stroke, atherosclerosis, and hyperlipidemia. Our programs offer practical solutions for dietary fats, sodium intake, and heart-healthy nutrition, including full nutrition assessments, tailored strategies, and comprehensive lifestyle reviews to address the unique challenges faced by individuals with cardiac conditions.

Evidence-Based Nutrition

Medical Therapeutic Diets

Medical Therapeutic Diets

Evidence-based therapeutic diets are formulated to align with specific medical needs. Rooted in rigorous research and best clinical practices, these nutritional strategies are designed to complement medical interventions and enhance patient well-being. Regular consultations ensure that dietary recommendations remain relevant and effective over time.

Medical Therapeutic Diets

CBT-Focused Behavioural Change

The application of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) principles aids in addressing the psychological underpinnings of dietary choices. As a reputable therapeutic technique, CBT offers insights into understanding and adjusting nutrition-related behaviors. With guidance from our experienced clinician, patients receive a comprehensive approach to modifying their dietary habits.

Medical Therapeutic Diets

Personalized Plans

Every individual has unique nutritional needs. Through thorough assessments, personalized dietetic strategies are crafted to align with both lifestyle and specific health considerations. With continuous oversight from our dedicated clinician, each plan is designed to adhere to evidence-based guidelines, ensuring optimal health outcomes.

Cardiac Nutrition Support
Assessment ($159.99 CAD) - 1hr
- Evaluation of eating patterns influencing cardiac health.
- Insights into managing dietary fats and sodium intake.
CBT and Nutrition ($159.99 CAD) - 1hr
- Techniques to cope with the emotional complexities of managing cardiac nutrition.
- Strategies to tackle dietary restrictions and lifestyle adjustments necessary for managing cardiac nutrition.
Nutrition Education and Myths ($124.99 CAD) - 45min
- Dissecting misconceptions about cardiac nutrition.
- Highlighting foods that support heart health and overall metabolic function.
Identifying Personal Barriers and Triggers ($124.99 CAD) - 45min
- Uncovering dietary choices potentially impacting cardiac health.
- Support in understanding factors influencing cardiac nutrition.
Personalized Planning ($124.99 CAD) - 45min
- Formulating a nutrition plan tailored for optimal cardiac health.
- Regular modifications based on individual feedback and evolving health metrics.

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Our meticulously crafted multi-session program at DeJong Health Consulting offers a comprehensive guide towards achieving balanced cardiac nutrition and improved overall well-being.

The program begins with an in-depth Assessment session, highlighting individual eating and physical activity patterns, as well as stress levels and their impact on cardiac health. This session offers insights into effective management of dietary fats and sodium, understanding the dietary considerations crucial for promoting heart health and managing cardiac conditions.

Next, the CBT and Nutrition session is an approach that utilizes cognitive-behavioral techniques to support individuals in making heart-healthy dietary choices and improving their overall cardiac health. It emphasizes cognitive restructuring and behavioral strategies to encourage better eating habits and manage factors like stress and emotions that can impact heart health.

Our Nutrition Education session addresses the dietary complexities of managing cardiac nutrition. Here, we offer guidance on meal planning, understanding food labels, and making informed dietary choices to support heart health and overall metabolic function. Our session is designed to debunk common misconceptions about cardiac nutrition while emphasizing foods and dietary practices that aid in effective cardiac nutrition management.

As we progress, the Identifying Personal Barriers and Dietary Triggers session becomes crucial in pinpointing and addressing individual dietary habits that might impact cardiac health. This session also offers support in managing and understanding factors that influence cardiac nutrition. Concluding our program, the Personalized Planning session focuses on crafting a tailored nutrition plan for optimal cardiac health, with periodic modifications based on individual feedback and evolving health metrics.

Each session acts as a foundation, building towards a comprehensive understanding of effective cardiac nutrition management. By engaging in the entire suite of sessions, individuals garner a wealth of knowledge and practical strategies, setting them on a path towards holistic well-being and confident cardiac nutrition control. With this comprehensive approach, clients are equipped to navigate the intricacies of cardiac nutrition with greater self-assurance and efficacy.

Meet Sabrina

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Meet Sabrina

Sabrina is a graduate of Brescia University, having completed her internship at Aramark. She has over 10 years experience working in hospitals in Ontario on medical floors such as Intensive Care Unit(ICU), Rehabilitation, General Medicine, and Cardiac. In addition, Sabrina has the following highlights:

  • Professor at Centennial College where she teaches Nutrition, Recipe Development and Menu Planning
  • Over 2 years of experience as a Clinical Community Dietetian with a specialization on gastrointestinal disorders, cancer recovery, heart disease, eating disorders and other nutrition related disorders
  • Sabrina has worked with populations of all ages and is fluent in Spanish

Sabrina is an advocate of evidence-based practices, and understands that behavioural change is a gradual process that can be unlocked using healthy and adaptive approaches.

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