Nutrition Counseling


Nutrition Counseling in Northern Michigan

What you eat and drink plays an essential role in your overall health and well-being. Nutrition counseling helps people who need to adjust or improve their diet because of diabetes, cancer, heart or kidney disease, have an eating disorder, or simply want to manage their weight more effectively.

Munson Healthcare’s team of registered dietitians are food and nutrition experts. They provide guidance based on the latest research and are members of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Nutrition counseling is available throughout northern Michigan at Cadillac Hospital, Charlevoix Hospital, Grayling Hospital, Kalkaska Memorial Health CenterManistee Hospital, Munson Medical Center, Otsego Memorial Hospital, and Paul Oliver Memorial Hospital.

Talk to Your Doctor

A physician referral is required for nutrition counseling. Each patient with a referral will receive an individualized nutrition assessment and education tailored to his or her specific health needs.

Guiding You toward Success

A registered dietitian will meet with you individually to review your medical and nutrition history. You will learn how to be successful in improving your nutrition and health. Your dietitian will help you set achievable goals, offering encouragement and practical advice.

Nutrition Counseling Specialty Areas

Insurance Coverage

Nutrition counseling services may be covered by insurance plans. Check with your insurance representative for details about your coverage for specific conditions.

Nutrition Counseling at Specialty Clinics

Nutrition counseling is provided by Munson Healthcare registered dietitians through specialty clinics including:

Home Care

Registered dietitians provide nutrition resources to Munson Healthcare Home Health nurses to help ensure their clients’ nutritional needs are met.

Community Outreach

In addition to individual counseling, registered dietitians are available to speak to community groups and at community events. They offer programs such as Healthy Cooking Series, cooking demonstrations, Enjoying the Holiday with Diabetes (offered seasonally), diabetes support groups, and pre-diabetes education classes.

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