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Fitness & Healthy Life Style Classes

Meal Planning 101
Meal planning can save you time and money, all while improving your health! Samples provided, as well as recipes and cooking tips.

Diet and Inflammation
Many major diseases — including cancer, heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, depression, and Alzheimer's — have been linked to chronic inflammation. Choose the right foods, and you may be able to reduce your risk of illness. Consistently pick the wrong ones, and you could accelerate inflammation. Class includes food samples, recipes and cooking tips.
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Mindfulness Series
Seeking calm and finding your breath in the midst of chaos and a hurried lifestyle? Learn various mindfulness practices for everyday living, explore mindful eating, and reduce your holiday stress.

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Weight Management

Nutrition & Weight Management Medicine

Virginia Hospital Center offers a wide range of comprehensive medical services related to nutrition and weight management. If you have a condition that requires a specific diet, if you are trying to lose weight or if you want to learn about healthy eating, please read the information below.

A Registered Dietitian (RD) is the qualified healthcare professional who translates nutrition recommendations into practical food choices that are right for you. An RD has the education and experience to design a healthy eating plan for your individual needs.

The Nutrition Consultation Center offers medical nutrition therapy for a variety of diet-related concerns. An Registered Dietitian will provide nutrition counseling for:

  • Pregnancy
  • High cholesterol
  • Diabetes
  • Weight management
  • Cancer
  • Kidney disease
  • Gastrointestinal disease
  • Sports nutrition
  • Vegetarianism
  • Other nutrition-related concerns

Your initial visit may include:

  • Medical, weight and diet history
  • Review of laboratory data and medication
  • Assessment of nutritional needs
  • Individualized eating plan, including rationale for dietary modifications
  • A nutrition summary report will be sent to your physician

A physician's prescription or referral is preferred. Payment is due at the time of service. Please check with your insurance carrier to see if pre-authorization is necessary or reimbursement is available.

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