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Nutrition Counseling

Nutrition Counseling

Improve your eating habits to help your body fight a disease or stay well.

Nutrition counseling at Ballad Health teaches you what, when and how to eat for your specific health condition. You’ll find this service is one of the simplest ways to help yourself feel better and more energetic.

Conditions We Treat

Ask a doctor about nutrition counseling if you or your child has:

  • Cancer
  • Diabetes
  • Digestive issues, including irritable bowel syndrome
  • Eating disorders
  • Food allergies or intolerances, such as celiac disease
  • Heart disease
  • High blood pressure or high cholesterol
  • Kidney disease
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Trouble swallowing

Nutrition counseling can help you enjoy a healthy pregnancy. You’ll also take advantage of the service if you’re preparing for bariatric (weight-loss) surgery.

Meet With a Nutritionist or Dietitian

You’ll meet one-on-one with a certified nutritionist or registered dietitian to talk about your medical history, eating habits, lifestyle, goals, and food likes and dislikes.

Depending on your needs, you might learn how to:

  • Cook tasty, healthy food that’s easy to eat
  • Make healthy choices at a grocery store or restaurant
  • Plan meals that include the nutrients you need
  • Read food labels
  • Snack wisely

Enjoy a Healthy Lifestyle

Make nutrition counseling part of a healthy lifestyle plan. Take advantage of a wide range of Ballad Health classes and programs and healthy living resources for your whole family.

 

Find a Specialist

View Ballad Healths network of doctors and search by name, specialty, condition, gender and location. Or call 833-8-BALLAD for help finding a provider who offers the specific care you need.

Newsroom

Monday, February 19, 2018

The 2018 Niswonger Children’s Hospital Radiothon set for Feb. 26-27


JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The Niswonger Children’s Hospital Radiothon, the hospital's second-largest annual fundraiser, is coming up Feb. 26-27. Hosted by the Ballad Health Foundation and now in its sixth year, the radiothon brings the community together to support the region’s only children’s hospital. ... read more about The 2018 Niswonger Children’s Hospital Radiothon set for Feb. 26-27.

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Audition dates, times announced for 2018’s ‘Broadway Comes to Greeneville’

Auditions have been set for the upcoming “Broadway Comes to Greeneville,” which raises awareness and support for Niswonger Children’s Hospital.

Beginning Feb. 19, auditions will take place across the region for children who want to be cast in the annual event, now in its seventh year. “Broadway Comes to Greeneville” is a production of the Ballad Health Foundation and presenting sponsor Consumer Credit Union. It’s a Broadway-style show featuring the youth talent selected at the upcoming auditions. ... read more about Audition dates, times announced for 2018’s ‘Broadway Comes to Greeneville’.

Friday, February 2, 2018

Ballad Health officially launches, marking the start of a new story in healthcare for Northeast Tennessee, Southwest Virginia

KINGSPORT, Tenn. – More than 250 team members, physicians, community leaders and elected officials gathered at MeadowView Conference Resort and Convention Center Friday morning, Feb. 2, to celebrate the culmination of a region-wide effort to transform local healthcare and set the stage for improving community health. ... read more about Ballad Health officially launches, marking the start of a new story in healthcare for Northeast Tennessee, Southwest Virginia.