With registered dietitians on staff, Tanner Health Source is able to offer one-on-one nutrition education to patients needing help controlling their weight, blood pressure, cholesterol or diabetes.
Dietitians also conduct regular nutrition education classes to help educate larger groups on the merits of a healthy diet and how to obtain better nutrition.
Recent nutrition classes have included:
- DASH - This six-week educational series will teach you about the DASH diet – a well-balanced, easy-to-understand way of eating designed to help you improve your eating and exercise habits. The DASH diet is scientifically proven to lower weight, blood pressure and cholesterol levels. The cost of the class series is $35.
- Lowering Your Cholesterol With TLC - TLC is a six-week educational series that will teach you how to take control of your cholesterol through therapeutic lifestyle changes (TLC). This class is designed to help you make the lifestyle changes that will lower blood cholesterol and reduce your risk for heart disease. You will learn about the TLC diet, physical activity and weight management. The cost of the class series is $35.
Check out the healthy recipes in the Cancer Care section of Tanner’s Web site, as well as the recipes available through the Research Your Health link on the green bar.
For more information about our nutritionist services or to find out about current and future classes, call 770.838.8367.