Fitness

Nutrition

Diet and nutrition have a profound impact on your health. If you want a nutrition plan that helps you eat healthier, feel better and achieve your weight goals, look to the skilled team of registered and licensed dietitians and nutrition specialists at Anderson to help modify your diet and live a healthier life.

Contact Information

Anderson Regional Medical Center - North
2124 14th Street
Meridian, MS 39301
Call 601-553-6399

Nutrition

Caring For Your Nutrition Needs | Nutrition Counseling for Specific Health Issues | Meet the Care Team | Media


Caring For Your Nutrition Needs

According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than one-third of American adults are considered obese. Health conditions directly impacted by obesity include heart disease, stroke, Type 2 diabetes and certain types of cancers. Smart diet choices are also critical to ensure your body has the nutrients it needs for energy and strength.

Our experienced nutrition professionals work with you to:

  • Develop a personalized and realistic meal plan
  • Provide a diet of healthy, tasty foods
  • Offer the awareness and information you need to make continued smart nutritious choices
  • Use the latest evidence-based research to make personalized diet recommendations


Nutrition Counseling for Specific Health Issues

Our dietetic professionals are experienced in all areas of meal planning and counseling. Individualized nutrition programs can be developed for many health conditions such as:

  • Anemia
  • Cancer
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Diabetes, hypoglycemia and other blood sugar conditions
  • Food allergies
  • Gastrointestinal disorders, such as Crohn’s Disease or Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Healthy eating
  • High blood pressure and high cholesterol
  • Ketogenic diet (pediatric epilepsy)
  • Kidney disease
  • Normal and high-risk pregnancy
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pediatric nutrition
  • Renal disease
  • Sports nutrition
  • Weight management


Meet the Care Team

Our specialists include:

  • A.S.P.E.N. Certified Nutrition Support Clinicians
  • Specialists in oncology Nutrition
  • Specialists in gastrointestinal disease
  • Certified specialists in childhood, adolescent and adult weight management
  • Certified Diabetes Educators
  • Dietitians certified in insulin pump management


Media


Healthy Holiday Eating

In this Medical Minute, Denise Roberts, Registered Dietitian at Anderson Diabetes Center, gives some tips on how to control your weight during the holidays.



How Your Diet Affects your Health

In this Medical Minute, Anderson Regional Health System dietitians explain how what you eat can have a direct impact on your health and how you feel.