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Food and Nutrition Services

Registered Dietitians accredited by the American Dietetic Association provide nutrition counseling services at HSHS St. Mary's Food and Nutrition Services, and are available upon appointment to help clients improve their nutritional status.

A physician's referral is necessary to obtain nutrition counseling services; however, Registered Dietitians are available to assist clients in contacting their physicians for counseling orders. Nutritional counseling may include, but is not limited to the following:
  •     Diabetes
  •     Hypertension
  •     Prenatal and postnatal nutrition
  •     Pediatric/adolescent weight management
  •     Adult weight management
  •     Food allergies
  •     Hypercholesterolemia
  •     Polycystic ovary syndrome
  •     Cardiovascular disease
Registered Dietitians assess nutritional needs, individualize meal plans, assist in goal setting and provide follow-up care. Follow-up visits are encouraged in order to facilitate lifestyle changes and assist clients in meeting their goals.

Please contact (217) 464-2541 for more information.