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Eating right: We know how complex it can be. What you eat has emotional and financial impacts and affects family and lifestyle. 

We work with you to identify your health goals, understanding the social challenges and personal barriers you may face. Through coaching, classes and education, we help you prioritize and implement a realistic plan. Our science-based approach to food can guide you to make lasting behavior changes that improve your weight, stress, blood pressure, glucose levels, digestive health, heart health and hormone-related issues, like diabetes. 

How we can help you develop a healthy eating strategy?

nutrition counseling class

Nutritional Counseling Center

Are you trying to manage diabetes, lose weight, lower your cholesterol? Whatever your nutrition goals, we can help you with individualized, one-on-one support to choose and prepare healthy food, eat mindfully, make simple goals. We also  have classes and workshops.

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What is a Registered Dietitian?

All of our dietitians are registered dietitians (RD) with the Commission on Dietetic Registration. Every RD at UVA has completed a four-year baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university and a dietetic internship or comparable supervised experience. RDs maintain their professional credentials through evidence-based practice and continuing education experiences. 

Our outstanding RDs provide state-of-the-art Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) and nutrition counseling for adult patients with a variety of nutrition related health concerns.

Nutrition Specialties

We offer expertise in a number of specialties, supporting patients both in and out of the hospital. We can help you eat right to recover from surgery, undergo treatment, manage symptoms and prevent worsening symptoms for: