The Dietitian is part of your healthcare team and offers education and support for making food-related changes to your diet.
Topics commonly covered in individual nutrition appointments:
Initial appointment: 45 minutes
Follow-up appointment: 30 minutes
Individual appointments can be made through referral from PCM, IDC or self-referral. See contacts information to the right.
Pregnancy and Nutrition
Every second Thursday of the month from 1000-1200.
Attendance is open to pregnant and pre-pregnant women, as well as partners.
Call the appointment line to reserve a seat.
Class limited to 10 participants.
8-week course for meeting FEP requirements (offered twice per year).
Naval Hospital Rota Health Promotion & Wellness Department coordinates program and provides compliance tracking with CFL.
RD assists with teaching and facilitating nutrition topics.
45-minute lecture with 30-minute hands-on component for nutrition and diet fundamentals for active duty (can be modified for non-military members).
Topics include: macronutrients, balancing meals, pre and post exercise meals and snacks, meal planning resources, label reading.
Call to set-up date/time.
Typically given on Wednesdays.
30-minute lecture discussing how mood can affect dietary intake and diet recommendations for supporting a healthy mindset.
Sports Nutrition - Teens
20-minute lecture with 10-minute hands on learning
Sports Nutrition - Active Duty
20-minute lecture for commands with already established nutrition background
10-minute spice identification challenge, 10-minute presentation on maintaining weight during holiday season for community groups.
AFN - Dietitian's Dish, 0800-0900 first Wednesday of the month.
Ask Amy - meet RD at the commissary from 1100-1200, first Wednesday of the month (in conjunction with Health Promotions Culinary Corner - healthy recipe sample).
Coastline - monthly article submissions.