Nutrition & Weight Management

Nutrition Consultations

Our registered dietitians will tailor a nutrition plan to meet your specific needs. They will help you learn to make better choices so you can make a positive difference in your health.

  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Pregnancy nutrition
  • Eating disorders
  • Overweight children
  • Much more

Weight Management

  • Diet by Design—This is a personalized, flexible approach to weight management. A registered dietitian will be your personal coach and will design a plan tailored to suit your lifestyle.
  • Metabolism Testing—The Medgem device accurately measures oxygen consumption which provides information on how many calories your body burns at rest (resting metabolic rate). This is information is necessary to establish a meal plan with the correct calorie level to help you achieve your weight loss goal.

Resources

  • BMI Calculator—An important part of overall good health is making sure that you’re in a healthy weight range. Body mass index, or BMI, is a measure of your body fat based on your height and weight. Use our BMI calculator to see if your weight is in a normal range, or if you’re overweight or obese.
  • My Fats Translator—To help you figure out how many grams of fats you should consume in a day, the American Heart Association created My Fats Translator. Enter your age, height, weight and activity level, and the online tool calculates your daily recommended fat intake and offers suggestions to limit saturated and trans fats.
  • Healthy Family Dinners Cookbook—Need ideas for healthy meals for your family? Download this free cookbook and whip up delicious, healthy meals for the ones you love.

 

To find out more about our programs and locations, visit the Diabetes & Nutrition Education Center, or call 678-312-6040.

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