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Nutrition Services

Your good health depends on good nutrition. That’s why we serve up healthy choices for our patients and community. From meals made with local produce and children’s menus that satisfy the pickiest eaters to services that tailor nutrition plans to your exact needs, we help you improve your health with every bite.

Nutrition for Healthy Living

The registered dietitians at Parkland Medical Center translate the science of nutrition into practical food choices. We draw on specialized training to analyze your diet and develop a customized plan for daily meals. Our experts serve as your personal nutritional consultants, offering individual counseling to manage a variety of health conditions, including:

  • Cancer, heart, kidney and liver disease
  • Gastrointestinal issues, including IBS
  • High cholesterol and blood pressure
  • Diabetes, gestational diabetes and hypoglycemia
  • Weight issues and preparation for bariatric surgery
  • Wound care
  • Pregnancy and breastfeeding
  • Food intolerances and allergies, including celiac disease

Special Diets

Turn to us for help planning special diets, such as heart-healthy, low-sodium, low-cholesterol and gluten-free. Because we understand the challenges that come with dietary changes, you’ll benefit from psychological strategies to create lasting changes in your eating habits.

Sports Nutrition

If you’re an athlete or other active individual, make us a part of your training team. We’ll evaluate your diet and develop a nutrition plan for your specific sport and performance goals.

To learn more about the importance of food and nutrition in maintaining your health, visit our online Health Library.