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Frequently Asked Questions

What forms of payment does Lemons 'n Bananas take?

- Private pay - Visa/Master Card/Amex/Discover/Apple pay 

- Health savings account cards and Flexible spending account cards

- If you obtain a referral from your physician, I can also write up a superbill for insurance companies (this allows you to receive a reimbursement from your insurance company). 

What is a dietitian?

Food and nutrition expert who has met the following criteria to earn the RD credential:

  • Completed a minimum of a bachelor’s degree at a US regionally accredited university or college and course work accredited or approved by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

  • Completed an ACEND-accredited supervised practice program at a health-care facility, community agency, or a foodservice corporation or combined with undergraduate or graduate studies. Typically, a practice program will run six to 12 months in length.

  • Passed a national examination administered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). For more information regarding the examination, refer to CDR’s website at www.cdrnet.org.

Completed continuing professional educational requirements to maintain registration.

Will I have to cut out my favorite foods?

Simple answer no.

Long answer, You may have to modify and/or limit your favorite foods depending on what they are and the frequency of your consumption. Just as the saying goes, one salad wont make you a health guru just like one donut wont do you in.. thats a saying right?

Do you meet in person as well as virtual?

If youre local to the DC/ Northern VA/ Fredericksburg area the answer is yes!