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Nutrition Information

Your Support System for Nutrition Education - 718.780.3344

Patients at NYM are supported by an experienced team of Registered Dietitians (RD) who are dedicated to ensuring that each patient receives individualized nutrition intervention, nutrition support and education for themselves and their loved ones and meals that are high quality, meets their medical needs and are culturally appropriate.

Diets include:

  • Regular
  • Diabetic
  • Cardiac/Sodium Controlled
  • Kosher
  • Kosher Diabetic
  • Pediatric
  • Mechanically Altered (soft/chopped/pureed)
  • Renal

During your stay at the Hospital, an RD will continue to visit the patient and family members to determine if additional nutrition services are needed here or will be needed before the patient returns home.

Each dietitian is registered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration and therefore is recognized as the authority on providing sound nutrition advise, information and resources to assist patients with complying with their physicians dietary guidelines and recommendations.

Our team of Registered Dietitians are available Monday Sunday to assist you and your family during your stay in the Hospital.

Here are some of the services our team provides:

  • Assessment of patient nutritional status
  • Counseling and education for
  • Diabetes Management
  • Weight Management
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Pediatric nutrition related issues
  • Feeding the Geriatric patient
  • Pressure Ulcer prevention and management
  • Healthy Eating
  • Managing therapy related symptoms
  • Educational and vocational needs
  • Heart care

In addition to our in-patient care, New York Methodist works hard to educate the community on good nutrition. Our team of RDs travel throughout Brooklyn neighborhoods providing advice on healthy eating and exercise.

To learn more about our services, call 718.780.3344.

To learn more about healthy eating, visit www.eatright.org.
 


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