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Dietary Counseling

Nutrition Counseling

Our Nutrition Services team consists of registered dieticians and food service professionals who provide nutrition counseling as well as prepare nutritious food for the hospital community.

Want to eat smart?

Our team of registered and licensed dieticians can provide the guidance you need for healthy cooking and eating. They can help design an individual eating plan to help meet dietary needs in many different areas, including:

  • General wellness nutrition
  • Weight management
  • Pediatric nutrition
  • Eating heart smart
  • Cancer nutrition
  • Food allergies
  • Eating disorders
  • Gastrointestinal disorders
  • Lactose intolerance
  • Women’s health including pre and post-natal
  • Vegetarian nutrition
  • Sports nutrition

Many insurance plans cover the cost of meeting with a nutrition expert and may require a referral from your physician.

Nutrition for Patients & Visitors

Good nutrition is a key component of recovering from surgery or illness.

Our Nutrition Services team is committed to providing excellent, patient-focused nutritional care to all patients. Registered dietitians work with the patient’s medical team, providing valuable information regarding appropriate nutrition care.

Nutrition and food service staff are dedicated to providing nutritious and delicious meals with excellent customer services through a room-service style menu system. Guest tray service is also available for a fee to visiting family and friends so that they may dine with a patient. Visitors are also invited to dine in the hospital cafeteria during lunch and dinner hours.

Cardiac & Diabetes Nutrition

Monthly education meetings are available to provide guidance on nutrition and other topics of interest to people with diabetes or cardiac risk factors.

Contact us for Nutrition Services at (320) 484-4575 located at the Hutchinson Health Hospital.

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