Please find below answers to some of our most frequently asked questions – if there is something you are still wondering about please contact us.

Shira can provide virtual nutrition services to people who live in the states that are colored: white, green, yellow, or gray. Additionally, Shira is licensed in Oregon, North Carolina, and New Hampshire.

Anyone can call themselves a nutritionist, regardless of education or training; there is no standardization for the term “nutritionist”. Registered dietitians are the food and nutrition experts. In addition to holding a bachelor’s degree, and in many cases a master’s degree. A dietitian is a board-certified nutrition expert who was accepted into and successfully completed an accredited dietetic internship, and passed a national board exam. Additionally, registered dietitians must maintain continuing education units to support the credential and stay abreast on current evidence-based literature.
The CSSD certification is offered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) for registered dietitians who have specialized experience in sports dietetics and have passed the CSSD exam. Sports Dietitians are experienced registered dietitians who apply evidenced-based nutrition knowledge in exercise and sports. They assess, educate and counsel athletes and active individuals. They design, implement and manage safe and effective nutrition strategies that enhance lifelong health, fitness and optimal performance.

Shira Evans Nutrition LLC is in network with, and accepts PacificSource Health plans and Regence plans for payment. Otherwise I accept HSA or FSA cards for payment. If requested, a superbill can be provided to help with a reimbursement claim if your insurance company covers nutrition services.

I accept credit/debit card, FSA or HSA. I cannot bill insurance directly, but I can provide a receipt of services or superbill to submit to your insurance for potential reimbursement. Please check with your insurance company to confirm my services are eligible for reimbursement.

Yes! I am currently doing appointments via a secure telehealth system.  I also offer nutrition services in person, such as team talks, grocery store tours, business presentations, and more!