The Dietitian is an integral part of your healthcare team. She offers nutrition guidance to help you improve the nutritional quality of your diet.
Topics commonly covered in individual nutrition appointments:
- Diabetes management
- Fitness Enhancement Program (FEP) requirements
- Heart health/cholesterol/blood pressure
- Vegan/Vegetarian and Plant-based Diets
- Weight management
- Pregnancy nutrition
- Gestational diabetes
- Childhood obesity
- Celiac disease
- Food allergies/intolerances
- Digestive Health
- Assistance with MD prescribed diets
Initial appointment: 60 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.
Contact the appointment line to schedule: 956-82-3618 / 727-3618
Pregnancy and Nutrition
Second Wednesday of February, April, June, August, October, December
Health Promotion Kitchen: 1030-1300
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.
4-8-week course for meeting FEP requirements (offered as needed per request).
Contact 956-82-3350/727-3350 to coordinate.
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.
Topics include: macronutrients, balancing meals, developing a healthy eating pattern, meal planning resources, label reading.
Classes will be advertised as offered.
30-minute lecture discussing how mood can affect dietary intake and diet recommendations for supporting a healthy mindset.
Learn the basics on how to fuel for your workout, endurance sport or upcoming competition. Recreational athletes, fitness enthusiasts and competitive athletes welcome.
Healthy Eating on a Budget
In conjunction with Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society, learn how to develop a grocery budget and make healthy, budget friendly choices when grocery shopping.
AFN - Dietitian's Dish, 0800-0900 first Wednesday of the month.
Meet Kay, the Registered Dietitian at the commissary from 1130-1230, first Wednesday of the month (in conjunction with Health Promotions Culinary Corner - healthy recipe sample).
Coastline - monthly article submissions.