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Frequently Asked Questions

Will my health insurance cover Nutrition Coach services?

Towe Nutrition services are private pay only. Some insurances my reimburse for services. Please check with your provider in advance.

How much does a session cost and what forms of payment does Towe Nutrition take?

Lactation and nutrition services are 60 Euros per hour with a travel fee applied for in-home visits. Weight management packages save money and give better success. Contact me to ask for a personalized package. Towe Nutrition accepts cash or bank transfer.

What is an IBCLC?

Lactation Consultants who carry the credentials, IBCLC, behind their names are specially trained and qualified to assist with every aspect of breastfeeding. The International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) represents the "gold standard" in lactation consultant credentialing. Look for this credential when seeking the assistance of a lactation consultant in order to ensure the highest level of training, experience, and expertise.

What is the difference between a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and a nutritionist?

Registered Dietitian Nutritionists are food and nutrition experts who can translate the science of nutrition into practical solutions for healthy living. RDNs use their nutrition expertise to help individuals make unique, positive lifestyle changes. All Registered Dietitians must:
·         Earn a bachelor’s degree with course work approved by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND).
·         Complete extensive supervised practice experiences at one or more health-care facilities, community agencies or foodservice corporations.
·         Pass the national Registered Dietitian (RD) examination administered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration.
·         Complete continuing professional educational requirements to maintain registration.
In contrast to the Registered Dietitian credential, those designating themselves as a “nutritionist” may or may not have any education or training in nutrition. Some states have licensure laws that define the range of practice for someone using the designation “nutritionist,” but in other states, virtually anyone can call him- or herself a “nutritionist”.

I can't travel. Can you come to me? 

Of course. For a travel fee within Berlin, I can visit you in-home or at a convenient location near to you. I am also happy to meet with you over Skype, Whatsapp or Google chats.