Nutrition is ever-changing and can even be confusing. Our registered dietitians can help you make sense of some of the current nutrition topics and provide reasonable, healthy-eating tips for you and your family that are appropriate for your health conditions.

Nutrition Education

Individual Counseling:

Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital offers nutrition counseling to patients who have a variety of disorders or diseases, including high cholesterol, high blood pressure, pre-diabetes, diabetes, celiac disease, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), gastroparesis, eating disorders and weight management. For these people, food choices can help manage health problems.

Group Sessions:

We offer a number of classes and seminars to help you become and stay healthy, including:


  • The ABCs of Diabetes
  • The Ins and Outs of Pre-Diabetes
  • Diabetes Supermarket Smarts
  • Diabetes Support Group

Heart Healthy

  • Food for Thought: Eating Well for your Heart
  • Heart Healthy Supermarket Smarts


  • Bariatric Supermarket Smarts
  • About Bariatric Surgery
  • Bariatric Support Group

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