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Weight Management

Being overweight or obese means that you have more body fat than is optimally healthy, which can put you at risk for health problems.

Overweight is classified as a BMI of 25-29.9 while obese is classified as a BMI of >30. The more body fat you have and the more you weigh increases your chances of developing type 2 diabetes, coronary artery disease, high blood pressure, in addition to many other health problems.

A diet rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, low fat dairy, nuts, beans and lean meats in proper portions can help you to become a healthier you. A registered dietitian can help you to lose and maintain weight by helping you to control portion sizes and finding healthy swaps for foods you normally eat.


Physician Referrals

A physician referral is required for all nutrition services to aid with billing coverage. Download a referral form to take to your physician. For questions about billing or additional information, please contact our office at 502.587.4465.