NUTRITION

You will meet weekly with your Registered Dietitian Nutritionist to design a customized nutrition program based on your unique metabolism, health and fitness goals. This program will enable you to adopt healthy eating habits so that you can pursue an ongoing course of weight control.

 

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Topics to be discussed:

Understanding Your Metabolism

The Resting Metabolic Rate Test results will be explained to increase understanding of your metabolism. These results will help determine your caloric needs.  Together, with your dietitian, you will develop a customized meal plan.

Nutrition 101

During this nutrition review, you will learn about the macronutrients and better understand the biological need for each. You will also review nutrient timing and how exercising will effect your nutrition plan.

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Food Journals

Keeping a detailed food journal is extremely helpful in tracking energy consumption and caloric intake. Tracking of intake is an expectation of the program and the dietitian will find the most convenient method for you.

Portion Control

Through use of food models and other visual techniques you will be able to visualize and create healthy portions that can be utilized in everyday settings.

 

Nutrition Label Reading

You will learn how to read a food label and what to look for in order to make informed, healthy choices.

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Culinary Evaluations

During this segment, you will learn how to prepare foods that are simple, nutritious and healthy.

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Menu Evaluations

Your Registered Dietitian Nutritionist will help you make the best food choices at your favorite restaurants,  allowing you to enjoy dining out.

Contingency Planning

You will learn how to better handle schedule changes, food challenges, holidays, and social events to ensure your healthy eating stays on track.

Lapse vs. Relapse

You will work closely with your Dietitian and Motivation Manager to ensure that temporary setbacks do not affect your commitment to change in the future.


Special Considerations:

Special dietary considerations will be discussed for specific medical challenges, including:

• Pre-Diabetes/Type 2 Diabetes
• Hypertension
• High Cholesterol
• Cardiovascular Disease
• Food Allergies & Intolerances


Contact us today at (312) 878-8800