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Nutrition Counseling

About our service

At Spectrum Health, we know the amazing results that medical and surgical care can provide. We also know that the foundation of all health is proper nutrition. Whether you are looking to lose weight, fuel up properly for exercise, increase stamina, avoid foods that affect you negatively, or overcome an eating disorder, our registered dietitians can provide the appropriate counseling for your health and nutrition needs.

Services We Offer

  • Allergies

  • As part of your health care team at the Lemmen-Holton Cancer Pavilion, board certified oncology registered dietitians are available to meet with you one-on-one to discuss your nutrition needs before, during and after cancer treatment: cancer prevention diet guidelines; side effects of treatment (nausea, bowel changes, etc.); special diet concerns; supplements (vitamins, minerals, herbs, etc.); swallowing difficulties; tube feeding management; unintentional weight loss.

  • Eating Disorders

  • Gastrointestinal Disorders

    Dietitians trained in diets specific to gastrointestinal disorders can help make sure you are eating foods appropriate for your condition, including: gluten-free diet for celiac disease or gluten intolerance and FODMAPs diet for irritable bowel syndrome (a newer approach to treating IBS which assesses tolerance to certain fibers and sugars).

  • Heart Health

    Following a heart-healthy diet can optimize your cardiovascular health. Spectrum Health provides dietary advice for heart disease patients who need to improve their lipids (HDL, LDL, triglycerides and cholesterol levels), as well as for people who want to prevent heart disease in the first place.

  • Pediatric Nutrition

    The nutritional needs of infants, children and adolescents are unique. Our board certified pediatric dietitian works with parents and children to help develop nutritional goals and how to achieve them. Pediatric nutrition counseling includes: allergies, healthy eating guidelines, heart health, tube feeding management, underweight or poor weight gain, vegetarian eating, and weight management. 

  • Pregnancy and Lactation

  • Renal or Kidney Disease

  • Sports Nutrition

    Combining the proper nutrition with exercise can lead to improved performance and recovery. Spectrum Health offers sports nutrition counseling from our registered dietitians for high school, college or professional athletes and exercise enthusiasts.

  • Tube Feeding Management

  • Vegetarian Eating

  • Weight Management

    At Spectrum Health, we know the amazing results that medical and surgical care can provide. We also know that the foundation of all health is proper nutrition. Whether you are looking to lose weight, fuel up properly for exercise, increase stamina, avoid foods that affect you negatively, or overcome an eating disorder, our registered dietitians can provide the appropriate counseling for your health and nutrition needs.