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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:

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 Health’s 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, April 22, 2019

Ballad Health Foundation to host Wine Women & Shoes on April 27

This year’s Wine Women & Shoes will be held Saturday, April 27, from 2-5 p.m. Proceeds from the event will again help the foundation enhance its breast cancer screening programs by providing more 3D mammograms, breast MRI tests, BRCA 1 and 2 genetic analyses and genetic panels. ... read more about Ballad Health Foundation to host Wine Women & Shoes on April 27.

Friday, April 19, 2019

Johnston Memorial Hospital plans dental residency program to provide dental care for the underserved

A dire need for dental care in Southwest Virginia was one of the catalysts for Johnston Memorial to plan a dental residency program that will offer advanced training to dentists who have obtained licensure and are interested in furthering their education or specializing in a certain field.  ... read more about Johnston Memorial Hospital plans dental residency program to provide dental care for the underserved.

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Annual Power of Health Expo and Power of Play 5K set for April 27

The annual event will be held on Saturday, April 27, from 8 a.m. to noon at Bristol Regional Medical Center. The expo portion will take place in the hospital’s conference center, while the 5K takes place right outside the hospital’s main entrance. The race begins at 9 a.m. ... read more about Annual Power of Health Expo and Power of Play 5K set for April 27.