Skip to Content

Care & Treatment

  • Nutrition Counseling

Ask for a Referral

You’ll need a physician’s referral for nutrition services at Cone Health. For more information, talk to your doctor or contact the location closest to you.

Nutrition Counseling

Vegetables

When you need help changing your eating habits, turn to the licensed, registered dietitians at Cone Health. You’ll get the information and support you need to make positive changes to improve your health.

Is Nutrition Counseling for Me?

Everyone can benefit from working with a food and nutrition expert skilled at translating scientific findings into practical, everyday healthy eating strategies. Dietary recommendations may be part of your care plan when you experience:

  • Diabetes or prediabetes
  • Digestive issues or disorders
  • Eating disorders
  • Food allergies or intolerances
  • Heart conditions
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • High triglycerides
  • Nutrition-related side effects of cancer
  • Osteoporosis
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
  • Kidney disease
  • Weight management concerns, including how to eat well before and after bariatric surgery

Personalized Goals & Recommendations

Partner with your dietitian to set nutrition goals to improve your health. Then, learn ways to modify your current eating habits to reach those goals. Rest assured you’ll get realistic, sustainable recommendations that reflect your personal preferences and lifestyle.

Nutrition Education for Long-Term Success

When you choose Cone Health for nutrition education and counseling, you’ll gain the knowledge you need to make healthful choices for yourself and your family. Depending on your goals, interests and needs, you may learn how to:

  • Plan meals
  • Read food labels
  • Make healthy choices while buying groceries or dining out
  • Cook flavorful foods in healthy ways
  • Eat mindfully
  • Practice portion control

Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT)

When you experience an illness or injury, improve your outcome by incorporating medical nutrition therapy into your care plan. You’ll start with a comprehensive nutrition assessment, and then work with your dietitian to set goals and create an evidence-based dietary plan to match your needs, food preferences and goals. Return as needed to track your progress, adjust your nutrition plan as needed, and find support for your behavior and lifestyle changes and challenges.

Everyday Nutrition Tips From Cone Health

Get healthy eating tips from Cone Health clinicians and dietitians in Wellness Matters.

Children's Nutrition

Children’s Nutrition Services

Learn about Cone Health’s specialized pediatric nutrition and diabetes education services.

Locations

Related Content

  • 3 Running Safety Tips to Remember Next Race Day

    3 Running Safety Tips to Remember Next Race Day

    Running is a great way to stay in shape, but just like any form of exercise, there is potential for injury. By practicing these running safety tips, you can help prevent common injuries and stay on track toward your running goals.
    October 4, 2019
  • "I Really Am a Miracle to Be Sitting Here." How One Woman Overcame High Cholesterol

    "I Really Am a Miracle to Be Sitting Here": How One Woman Overcame High Cholesterol

    Everyone knows that you should lower your cholesterol. But for some, that can be nearly impossible. Kenneth Hilty, MD, FACC, FACP, and patient Belinda Blake share Blake's struggle with high cholesterol and how she found health and hope at Cone Health Medical Group HeartCare’s lipid clinic. Aubrey Burklin, RD, continues the conversation by sharing tips for healthy eating to manage your cholesterol.
    September 16, 2019
  • Clean Your Plate for Heart Health

    Infographic: How to clean your plate for a heart-healthy diet

    Eating a heart-healthy diet can help prevent and manage chronic conditions and diseases. Take a look at this infographic for heart-healthy diet ideas.
    September 5, 2019