Nutritional therapists offer nutritional therapy services. Help is offered in various problem situations related to nutrition.
A nutritional therapist can help, for example, in the following situations:
The menu changes weekly in municipal day care centres. The menu in family day care is based on the day care centre menu and the childminder prepares the meals.
Lunch is served for children in part-time care or preschool education.
The parents have to deliver a certificate from a doctor or dietician yearly about the special diet of the child.
In principle, the meals for allergic children do not differ from those in the normal menu, but the ingredients that cause allergic reactions have been removed.
Nutritional therapist for children and adolescents Saara Karjalainen from the Welfare Division says that appointments are now avai