Our Philosophy

Make small changes, get big results.
 
At Main Line Dietetics we are commited to helping our clients reach their optimal weight and health level, with the added convenience of on-site consultations in their home or office. We develop small, realistic goals which lead to long term healthy lifestyles.  We show our clients how to achieve their nutrition goals by using the non-diet approach to healthy eating, free of denial and deprivation.  And we firmly believe all foods can fit into a healthy meal plan.

Robin Danowski, MS, RD, LDN is a Registered Dietitian, Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist, and founder of Main Line Dietetics, a private nutrition counseling practice on the Main Line. Robin believes in a non-diet approach to healthy eating. She uses evidence-based nutrition to help her clients reach their nutrition goals.

 

Robin has a Bachelor's degree in Nutrition and Dietetics and Master of Science in Community Health.  Robin has over 15 years of experience as a dietitian in the hospital and outpatient setting, including 5 years of experience caring for high-risk dialysis patients. She also combines her nutrition expertise and her passion for teaching in her role as an Professor of Nutrition at La Salle University and an adjunct instructor at Drexel University.  Robin provided training for future dietitians both as a clinical nutrition preceptor and as an assistant coordinator of the Individualized Supervised Practice Pathway at Drexel University. Robin contributed to the development of resource materials and competencies for each rotation as well as ensuring interns complete all learning activities as required by ISPP.

 

Robin chose to take her love of teaching a little further by providing nutrition expertise to the community. She believes in a simple, yet powerful approach to healthy eating:  Small changes lead to big results.

 

 

 

Robin's areas of expertise include:

 

  • Weight loss/weight gain

  • Healthy Eating

  • Kidney disease

  • Diabetes

  • Hypertension

  • Prenatal and Postpartum Nutrition

 

 

Certification and Membership:

 

  • Registered Dietitian with Commission on Dietetic Registration

  • Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist with the State of Pennsylvania

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics member

  • Pennsylvania State Dietetic Association member

  • Tri-State Renal Dietitians Association member

What is a Registered Dietitian?

Registered Dietitian Nutritionists, or RD/LDNs, are THE food and nutrition experts, who translate the science of nutrition into practical solutions for healthy living. The expertise, training and credentials that back a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist are vital for promoting positive lifestyle choices. 

 

When you need food and nutrition information based on fact, or need to know how a healthy diet improves health and fights disease, Registered Dietitian Nutritionists are your go-to source.  Individuals with the RD/LDN credential have fulfilled specific requirements, including having earned at least a bachelor’s degree (about half of RD/LDNs hold advanced degrees), completed a supervised practice program and passed a state-mandated registration examination — in addition to maintaining continuing education requirements for re-certification. 

 

For more information on Registered Dietitians, visit:  www.eatright.org 

How is an RD/LDN different than a Nutritionist?

The "RD" credential is a legally protected title that can only be used by practitioners who are authorized by the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.  Some RD/LDNs may call themselves "nutritionists," but not all nutritionists are registered dietitian nutritionists.

 

The definition and requirements for the term "nutritionist" vary. Some states have licensure laws that define the range of practice for someone using the designation "nutritionist," but in other states, virtually anyone can call him- or herself a "nutritionist" regardless of education or training.