FAQs for One-on-One Coaching

As a Registered Dietitian, Phil is uniquely positioned to support you with specialized nutrition expertise across a wide range of disease states. Utilizing evidence-based approaches, Phil can address health concerns from chronic conditions to acute illnesses, emphasizing the importance of nutrition in maintaining overall health and well-being through comprehensive dietary interventions and nutritional counseling.

Here are some of the top health concerns (but not limited to) Phil can assist with: 

Obesity: Developing personalized weight loss strategies that are sustainable and effective.
Diabetes: Managing blood sugar levels through diet and helping to prevent diabetes-related complications.
Heart Disease: Offering dietary advice to improve heart health and manage blood pressure and cholesterol levels.
Menopause and Hormonal Changes: Helping to manage symptoms through dietary adjustments
Digestive Disorders: Advising on diets for conditions like irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), Crohn's disease, and celiac disease.
Osteoporosis: Recommending diets rich in calcium and vitamin D to strengthen bones.
Anemia: Advising on iron-rich diets to improve hemoglobin levels and overall energy.
Improving Gut Health: Developing diets that enhance the microbiome and digestive function.
Pre-Pregnancy Nutrition and Post-Pregnancy Weight Loss: Providing guidance on optimizing nutrition before pregnancy and effective strategies for post-pregnancy weight loss.
Renal Disease: Creating kidney-friendly diets to help manage kidney health and slow disease progression.
Food Allergies and Intolerances: Identifying and managing diets that exclude allergens and irritants.
Eating Disorders & Disordered Eating: Assist in the recovery process from eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder. Provide tailored nutritional support designed to restore healthy eating patterns, replenish nutritional deficiencies, and promote a balanced relationship with food. Works collaboratively with healthcare teams to develop personalized meal plans that meet the physical and psychological needs of individuals, addressing both the symptoms and the underlying causes of disordered eating behaviors.
Mental Health: Exploring the connection between diet and mental health issues like depression and anxiety.
Management of PCOS: Advising on dietary strategies to balance hormones and manage symptoms.
Cancer: Providing nutritional support to help manage symptoms and improve outcomes.
Sports Nutrition: Providing tailored eating plans to optimize performance and recovery for athletes.
Geriatric Nutrition: Addressing nutritional needs specific to aging to promote health and longevity.
Weight Gain: Assisting with healthy and sustainable methods to increase body weight and muscle mass.
Metabolic Syndrome: Managing diet to reduce the risk of developing multiple conditions like high blood pressure and high blood sugars.
Pre- and Post-Surgical Nutrition: Optimizing nutrition to improve surgical outcomes and speed recovery.
Autoimmune Diseases: Tailoring diets to help manage symptoms of conditions like rheumatoid arthritis and lupus.
Reducing Inflammation: Formulating anti-inflammatory diets to help mitigate chronic inflammation and associated discomfort.
Management of Liver Disease: Advising on dietary modifications to support liver function and manage conditions like fatty liver disease, hepatitis, and cirrhosis.


Where are one-on-one sessions conducted?
All appointments with Phil are via zoom.

Can my partner/husband/ child/ friend join my zoom session?
The answer is yes; however, if more than one person requires coaching, then they would need to purchase their own session(s), and complete the required paperwork, etc.

What do I need to do PRIOR to my first session?
There are 2-steps required before you can schedule your first one-on-one sessions with Phil:
1. A Health History Questionnaire must be completed prior and sent to Phil at: [email protected]
2. Accept an “invite” from Phil for the food tracking app, “Cronometer”, and log everything you eat and drink for 2 weekdays and 1 complete weekend (total of 4 days).

Does Phil Knows Food accept health insurance for one-on-one coaching sessions?
Phil Know's Food does not accept insurance for one-on-one nutrition coaching services. However, if your insurance company offers out-of-network nutrition benefits, Phil will assist you in obtaining the appropriate prescription from your physician and provide the necessary invoicing for you to submit to your insurance, after payment has been made.

What forms of payment are accepted?
Both credit cards and debit cards are accepted.

Are there payment plans?
Yes, there are automated payment plans available for 6 or more sessions.

Does Phil Knows Food have an affiliate or referral program?
Yes, we offer both affiliate and referral programs, each with incentives and rewards. You can find more information about these programs on our website at www.PhilKnowsFood.com.