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Nutrition Services for Adults

Nutrition counseling for adults can help you personalize your plate and create a sustainable nutrition approach that fits your individual needs for today and into the future. Our team of registered dietitian nutritionists is dedicated to helping you improve your health through evidence-based nutrition education and counseling.

Medical nutrition therapy (MNT) is an essential component of comprehensive health care. Individuals with a variety of conditions and illnesses can improve their health and quality of life through medical nutrition therapy. During an MNT intervention, dietitians counsel clients on behavioral and lifestyle changes required to impact long-term eating habits and health. Medical nutrition therapy includes:

  • A comprehensive nutrition assessment determining the nutrition diagnosis.
  • Nutrition intervention planning and implementation using evidence-based nutrition practice guidelines.
  • Monitoring and evaluation of an individual's progress over subsequent visits.

Our team provides medical nutrition therapy and other services for a variety of diseases and conditions including:

  • Cardiovascular diseases: congestive heart failure, hypertension, dyslipidemia
  • Diabetes: types 1 and 2, gestational and pre-diabetes
  • Gastrointestinal disorders: celiac disease, IBS, cirrhosis, Crohn's disease
  • Pulmonary disease: COPD
  • Renal disease
  • Weight management
  • Diverticulitis
  • Enteral and parenteral nutrition
  • Food allergies
  • Liver disease
  • Vegetarianism
  • Osteoporosis

Classes & Events

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    Next Date & Time
    Monday, Sep 27, 2021 6 p.m.-7 p.m.
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    $10.00, Registration Required

    Learn about the difference in calorie density and volume of food and how this can benefit overall health and baseline weight.

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    Next Date & Time
    Thursday, Oct 07, 2021 9 a.m.-10 a.m.
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    $10.00, Registration Required

    Learn to understand the difference between emotional eating and physical hunger.

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    Next Date & Time
    Monday, Oct 11, 2021 6 p.m.-7 p.m.
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    $10.00, Registration Required

    Learn how to make more room on your plate for foods-as-grown and minimize highly processed and excessive animal foods.

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    Next Date & Time
    Monday, Oct 18, 2021 6 p.m.-7 p.m.
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    $10.00, Registration Required

    In this class, we will review and discuss the various aspects of your environment and explores ways to promote and encourage healthy eating habits.&nbsp;<br />