University of Utah Health's Neuropsychiatric Institute offers the services of clinical dietitians. They are available to patients who might:
- Need support around disordered eating patterns,
- Have food allergies or intolerances, or
- Other medical conditions that require specific nutrition care.
Dietitians work closely with patients and families to accommodate dietary restrictions and preferences.
Dakota Allstadt, RD, CD
Dakota Allstadt is the primary clinical dietitian at UNI. Dakota completed her bachelor's of science in nutrition at Simmons College in Boston, MA, with a minor in psychology. She completed her dietetic internship through the California State University of Sacramento and went on to pursue a career as a clinical dietitian in a low socio-economic community hospital of Vallejo, CA.
Dakota also has experience in outpatient counseling on weight management and therapeutic diets. Her interests lay in motivational counseling for healthy lifestyle and disordered eating. Dakota enjoys outdoor activities, especially skiing, in the Utah wilderness.
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