Nutrition and Wellness Program

We are excited to announce the addition of Nutrition Services by Maria Kennedy, MPH, RD, LDN.  Our nutrition care includes complete nutrition assessments and individualized nutrition care plans for patients based on their needs, medical conditions and lifestyles. Specializing in the following:
·         General nutrition/wellness
·         Diabetes/Gestational Diabetes
·         PCOS
·         Weight Loss
·         Chronic anemia
·         Nutrition needs during pregnancy
·         Postpartum/Breastfeeding nutrition care
·         Nutrition for allergies and food intolerances including Celiac
·         Nutrition for gastrointestinal disorders such as Crohn’s or diverticulitis /diverticulosis.

Nutrition & Wellness Resources

GENERAL INFORMATION

Healthy eating
http://www.choosemyplate.gov/healthy-eating-tips.html
http://www.eatright.org/Public/

Nutrition information for vegetarians &vegans
http://www.choosemyplate.gov/healthy-eating-tips/tips-for-vegetarian.html
http://www.choosemyplate.gov/food-groups/downloads/TenTips/DGTipsheet8HealthyEatingForVegetarians.pdf

Meal Planning
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/meal-planning-tips/MY01734/rss=10
http://www.cdc.gov/healthyweight/healthy_eating/meals.html
http://www.webmd.com/diet/healthy-kitchen-11/brown-bag-lunches

How to read nutrition labels http://www.mckinley.illinois.edu/Handouts/nutrition_labels/nutrition_labels.html

Tips for eating healthy when dining out
http://www.choosemyplate.gov/healthy-eating-tips/tips-for-eating-out.html

Healthy sample menu & recipes
http://www.choosemyplate.gov/healthy-eating-tips/sample-menus-recipes.html
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/healthy-recipes/RecipeIndex

Healthy cooking – recipe substitutions
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/healthy-recipes/NU00584    http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/healthy-recipes/NU00585

Exercise /physical activity
http://www.choosemyplate.gov/physical-activity.html

Info on artificial sweeteners
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/artificial-sweeteners/MY00073

NUTRITION & WELLNESS IN PREGNANCY

Preparing for pregnancy – Healthy Habits
http://www.umm.edu/pregnancy/000102.htm

Info on folate/sources:
http://www.womenshealth.gov/publications/our-publications/fact-sheet/folic-acid.pdf

Nutrition in pregnancy
http://www.choosemyplate.gov/pregnancy-breastfeeding.html
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/pregnancy-nutrition/PR00108

Food Safety
www.mayoclinic.com/health/pregnancy-nutrition/PR00109
http://www.webmd.com/baby/features/foods-to-avoid-when-youre-pregnant
http://www.choosemyplate.gov/pregnancy-breastfeeding/food-safety.html

Preventing listeriosis
http://www.choosemyplate.gov/pregnancy-breastfeeding/baby-safe-from-listeriosis.html

Which fish to eat/not to eat during pregnancy
http://epi.publichealth.nc.gov/oee/mercury/safefish.html

Calculate how much weight should you gain during your pregnancy
http://www.choosemyplate.gov/pregnancy-breastfeeding/pregnancy_weight_gain.aspx

Exercise during pregnancy
http://www.webmd.com/baby/guide/exercise-during-pregnancy

Nutrition therapy for heartburn relief
http://www.webmd.com/heartburn-gerd/heartburn-during-pregnancy

Nutrition therapy for constipation relief
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/pregnancy-constipation/MY01849
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/high-fiber-foods/NU00582

Information about Breastfeeding
http://www.llli.org/nb/nbbenefits.html
http://wwhttp://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/Breastfeeding.cfmw.womenshealth.gov/breastfeeding/index.cfm?page=227

Postpartum Nutrition & Wellness
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/weight-loss-after-pregnancy/PR00147
http://www.webmd.com/baby/features/8-tips-for-losing-weight-after-pregnancy

Postpartum Exercise
http://www.fitpregnancy.com/workouts/postnatal-workouts/walk-it
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/exercise-after-pregnancy/MY00477

Helping baby to sleep (so you can sleep too!)
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/baby-sleep/FL00118

GESTATIONAL DIABETES
http://www.cdc.gov/pregnancy/diabetes-gestational.html

Ways to reduce risk of type II diabetes after having gestational diabetes
http://www.diabetes.org/diabetes-basics/prevention/checkup-america/gdm.html
http://www.ndep.nih.gov/media/FS_Post-GDM.pdf

Snack ideas for diabetes management
http://www.diabetes.org/food-and-fitness/food/planning-meals/snacks/

Recipes for diabetes management
http://ndep.nih.gov/media/MQC_recipebook_english.pdf
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/diabetes-recipes/RE00091

Exercise & Diabetes
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/diabetes-and-exercise/DA00105

NUTRITION THERAPY & SPECIFIC NUTRIENTS
Weight loss
http://www.choosemyplate.gov/weight-management-calories.html
http://www.webmd.com/diet/guide/health-and-diet-eating-healthy

Iron deficient anemia & food sources of iron
http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/iron-deficiency-anemia-topic-overview
http://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/iron/

Sources of Calcium
http://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/Calcium-HealthProfessional/

Sources of Vitamin B-12
http://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/vitaminb12/

Polycystic ovarian syndrome
http://www.eatright.org/Public/content.aspx?id=11182

Wellness information for menopause
http://www.webmd.com/menopause/guide/staying-healthy-through-good-nuitrition

EATING DISORDERS
Anorexia nervosa
http://www.womenshealth.gov/publications/our-publications/fact-sheet/anorexia-nervosa.pdf

Binge eating
http://www.womenshealth.gov/publications/our-publications/fact-sheet/binge-eating-disorder.pdf

Bulimia
http://www.womenshealth.gov/publications/our-publications/fact-sheet/bulimia-nervosa.pdf