Medical Nutritional Therapy

Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) is an essential component of comprehensive health care. Individuals with a variety of conditions and illnesses can improve their health and quality of life by receiving medical nutrition therapy. During an MNT intervention, RDs counsel clients on behavioral and lifestyle changes required to impact long-term eating habits and health. The role of MNT is to reduce the risk of developing complications in pre-existing conditions such as diabetes as well as improve the effects any existing conditions such as high cholesterol

What you get:

  1. A comprehensive nutrition assessment determining the nutrition diagnosis.
  2. Planning and implementing a nutrition intervention using evidence-based nutrition practice guidelines. A specific eating plan based on the patient’s medical history will be tailored and monitored.
  3. Monitoring and evaluating an individual’s progress over subsequent visits

MNT and other nutrition services for a variety of diseases and conditions include:

  • Cardiovascular Diseases: hypertension, dyslipidemia, congestive heart failure
  • Diabetes: Type 1, Type 2, Gestational
  • Disease Prevention: general wellness
  • GI Disorders: celiac disease, cirrhosis, Crohn’s disease
  • Pulmonary Disease: COPD
  • Renal Disease: insufficiency, chronic failure, transplantation