green appleNutrition Counseling

Nutrition plays an important role in health, healing and living a well-balanced life. Whether you need support for special dietary concerns or simply want to eat more healthfully, seek professional guidance from a registered dietitian at North Mississippi Medical Center.

Personalized nutrition counseling is available at the NMMC-Tupelo Wellness Center.

Topics included:

  • Weight loss
  • Mindful eating
  • Meal planning
  • Label reading

Specialized diets for:

  • Diabetes
  • GI issues
  • Kidney disease
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Sports nutrition
  • Child nutrition
  • Other diet-related issues

Initial Nutrition Consultation

Discuss with a registered dietitian your current eating habits, lifestyle, health concerns and other health-related behaviors, as well as your goals and desires for healthy living. Based on the information provided, she will provide you with tools, education and resources to help you better achieve your goals. Sessions last 45-60 minutes and may be covered by insurance; call (662) 377-7803 for pricing information.

Follow Up

Subsequent appointments focus on assessing progress and modifying potential barriers that may arise. Many clients find that follow-up meetings help with accountability and can be scheduled weekly to monthly, depending on your personal needs. Sessions last 30 minutes may be covered by insurance; call (662) 377-7803 for pricing information.

Nutrition Classes

The Wellness Center in Tupelo provides nutrition classes twice monthly. Check our calendar for upcoming classes.

Classes are free to North Mississippi Health Services Health Plan members and Wellness Center members, $10 for the general public and $5 for age 60 and older.

Specialized Nutrition Services

Registered dietitians are also available for patients receiving treatment through NMMC's Diabetes Treatment Center, Cancer Care, Home Health, Hospice Care and Bariatric Center.

Make an Appointment

For appointment information about nutrition counseling near you, call 1-800-THE-DESK (1-800-843-3375).