Ask the Registered Dietitian

Ask the RD is a free, email-based program open to all YMCA of Greater Toledo members.

It allows you to submit nutrition-related questions to a team of Registered Dietitians. The RD will respond directly to you, with follow-up resources as appropriate.  

An RD will respond within 24-48 hours, Monday – Friday.

Typical questions people ask of the RDs:

  • What are empty calories? 
  • What is the best diet to follow? 
  • Could you send me a few healthy snack ideas? 
  • What tips do you have for staying motivated with my nutrition goals? 

Your questions can related to any of these:

Lifestyle Management

Disease Management
Weight Management High Blood Pressure
Physical Activity High Cholesterol
Nutrition Obesity
Stress Management Heart Disease
Tobacco Cessation Pre-diabetes + Diabetes
  Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease


It’s as easy as an email! 

Just send your questions to AskTheRD@ymcatoledo.orgBe sure to include your full legal name and keytag (used to swipe in) number.


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