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Clinical Nutrition

Hitting the road for good nutrition

Teaching the region how healthy habits fuel the body

It seems like every time you turn on the television, someone is talking about healthy food choices.

Eat plenty of this. Don’t even think about eating that.

But good nutrition is more than working in a few salads here and there. It’s about facing unhealthy habits. And understanding how small food and behavior changes each day can make a big difference in your quality of life.

Foods eaten away from home often have more calories and lower nutritional quality than home-cooked meals.

-ACTION Health Report, Community Health Needs Assessment, 2012

Geisinger is there

Offering free nutrition help for mind and body
Our registered dieticians don’t just sit behind a desk giving advice. Every day, they’re presenting no-cost nutrition classes in communities like Danville, Lewisburg and Williamsport. Showing residents how to make the most of their resources. Sharing ideas for fresh, low-cost meals and ways to get active on a tight budget.

No-cost Geisinger Mobile Nutrition Classes
If residents can’t get to our facilities to learn healthy eating and lifestyle habits, we take the classes to them. At no charge.

Here are just some of the community health classes we offer to our neighbors:

  • MyPlate Nutrition on a Budget
  • Weight Management
  • Nutrition  for Older Adults                                        
  • Eating Smart with Diabetes
  • Overcoming Emotional Eating
  • Nutrition for Cancer Survivors
  • Gluten-free and Vegetarian Eating

Friendly advice on nutrition and illness
Unhealthy habits can take a toll over the years, sometimes leading to chronic/serious health problems. Our registered dietitians work with Geisinger doctors to show you ways to eat balanced meals to help manage such conditions as kidney disease, diabetes and heart health.