Health Services

Nutrition Services

The Dietitian is part of your healthcare team and offers education and support for making food-related changes to your diet.

Appointments

Topics commonly covered in individual nutrition appointments:

  • Diabetes management

  • Fitness Enhancement Program (FEP) requirements

  • Lowering cholesterol/triglycerides

  • Vegan/Vegetarian Diets

  • Weight gain or loss

  • Pregnancy nutrition

  • Gestational diabetes

  • Childhood obesity

  • Celiac disease

  • Navigating new diet after food allergy diagnosis

  • Assistance with MD prescribed diets

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.

Classes

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.

Shipshape

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.

Nutrition Basics

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.

Mindful Eating

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

Healthy Holidays

10-minute spice identification challenge, 10-minute presentation on maintaining weight during holiday season for community groups.

Community Outreach

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.

Contact Us

​Phones:

Commercial:

+34 956 82 3618

DSN:

314-727-3618

Hours: 

0715-1615 (location may vary)

Office:

D072 (located in OCC Health / Audiology)

Don't forget to keep your family's information up-to-date in DEERS.