Welcome to Nutrition Counseling

Nutrition counseling is a valuable tool that can benefit the health of people of all ages. Newton-Wellesley Hospital's registered dietitians offer patients the skills and education needed to implement healthy eating guidelines as well as modified diet plans for specific diagnoses.

Specialty areas of nutrition counseling include:

  • Cancer Nutrition
  • Cardiovascular Health
  • Celiac Disease
  • Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis
  • Diabetes Nutrition
  • Eating Disorders
  • Failure to Thrive or Poor Weight Gain
  • Food Allergies
  • General Healthy Eating
  • Weight Management 

    Our Programs

  • Diabetes Management Program and Outpatient Nutrition Counseling
  • Pediatric Nutrition Counseling
  • Nutrition Counseling at the Vernon Cancer Center
  • Nutrition Counseling at the Cardiovascular Health Center 
  • Contact Us/Directions

    Diabetes Management
    617-243-6144 (questions and appointments)
    7:30 am to 4:00 pm.

    Outpatient Nutrition Counseling
    617-243-6617 (questions) | 617-243-6800 (appointments - Central Scheduling) 
    7:30 am to 4:00 pm.

    The Diabetes Management and Outpatient Nutrition clinics are located on the third floor of the main Hospital. Follow signs to the South Elevators, and take to the third floor. Follow signs for Diabetes/Nutrition. The clinic will be in the corridor to the left of the South Elevators. 
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    Nutrition Counseling at the Vernon Cancer Center
    617-219-1230 (questions and appointments)
    8:00 am to 4:30 pm

    Nutrition counseling is located on the first floor of the Vernon Cancer Center at Newton-Wellesley Hospital. Take the stairs or elevator down to the first floor and check-in with the receptionist for your appointment with the registered dietitian.
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    Nutrition Counseling at the Cardiovascular Health Center
    617-243-6378 (questions and appointments)

    Nutrition counseling is located in the Department of Rehabilitation Services on the second floor next to the west elevators. 
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    Why See a Registered Dietition?

    Registered dietitians are experts in the nutrition field. To reach this status, dietitians must have the following qualifications:

    Our registered dietitians apply the most up-to-date and accurate nutrition information to help clients manage their medical conditions and also achieve and maintain a healthy and enjoyable lifestyle.

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