Whether your physician has prescribed a special diet, or you want to learn more about good nutrition, our registered dietitians are here to help.
Outpatient Nutrition Services
Good nutrition plays a vital role in keeping you healthy and strong, preventing disease and aids in illness recovery.
Holy Spirit Hospital has several registered dietitians on staff who are available for individual outpatient nutrition counseling. As members of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, our experienced dietitian team enhances its knowledge and skills by keeping up-to-date with the latest nutrition research and continuing education. The team’s areas of expertise include, but are not limited to:
- Heart health
- Digestive disorders
- Impaired glucose tolerance
- Tube feeding management
- Food allergies
- Kidney disease
- Metabolic syndrome
- Adult and pediatric obesity
- Polycystic ovary syndrome
- Unintentional weight loss
Holy Spirit Hospital dietitians will provide the tools you need to reach your nutrition goals. Our dietitians will assist you with meal planning, recipe modification, label reading, portion control, etc. Our nutrition plans are personalized to meet your individual needs and our hours are flexible. If you are interested in scheduling a consultation with a registered dietitian, please complete our nutrition education referral form and take it to your physician's office.
Our registered dietitians are also available for community outreach and education.
Inpatient Nutrition Services
Our registered dietitian team also provides services to inpatients at Holy Spirit Hospital. Using current medical nutrition therapy, evidence-based practice guidelines, these dietitians provide comprehensive care to help our hospital patients recover as quickly as possible. The team provides nutritional assessments, diet education and recommendations for tube feeding, total parenteral nutrition and oral nutritional supplements. They also assist in with the creation of healthy, delicious choices for our room service dining menu.