Nutrition & Weight Loss

Nutrition & Weight Loss Services

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.

Weight Loss Behavior Modification

Our one-on-one counseling with our Staff Nutritionist helps you to lose weight and keep it off by making conscious, permanent lifestyle changes. You’ll learn new ways of thinking and behaving while developing healthy weight loss attitudes and skills. Our Dietician create a program exclusively for you based on regular foods that you can buy at the grocery store. Then, we stay on the job, with individual counseling and monitoring, to help you keep it off. A mild exercise component is also part of your program.

How Pregnancy Affects Your Diet

 Nutrition and Wellness Resources


Healthy eating

Nutrition information for vegetarians &vegans

Meal Planning

How to read nutrition labels

Healthy sample menu & recipes

Healthy cooking – recipe substitutions

Exercise /physical activity

Info on artificial sweeteners


Preparing for pregnancy – Healthy Habits

Nutrition in pregnancy

Food Safety

Preventing listeriosis

Which fish to eat/not to eat during pregnancy

Calculate how much weight should you gain during your pregnancy

Exercise during pregnancy

Nutrition therapy for heartburn relief

Nutrition therapy for constipation relief

Information about Breastfeeding

Postpartum Nutrition & Wellness

Postpartum Exercise

Helping baby to sleep (so you can sleep too!)


Ways to reduce risk of type II diabetes after having gestational diabetes

Snack ideas for diabetes management

Recipes for diabetes management

Exercise & Diabetes

Weight loss

Iron deficient anemia & food sources of iron

Sources of Calcium

Sources of Vitamin B-12

Polycystic ovarian syndrome

Wellness information for menopause

Anorexia nervosa

Binge eating