Nutrition

Nutrition

CHN believes that healthy eating and exercise can help you to prevent or treat health problems. Our expert team of Nutritionists are here for you. We will help you make an eating and exercise plan just for you. CHN Nutritionists:

  • Help you make realistic, small changes in your diet. We won’t push a strict diet or exercise plan!
  • Will help you learn how to eat better on a budget
  • Will give you tips on how to make healthier food choices at the stores where you already shop

CHN offers free or low-cost nutrition counseling for:

  • General health and wellness
  • Women’s health
  • Men’s health
  • Children’s health
  • HIV
  • Diabetes (high blood sugar)
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Managing your weight
  • Integrative nutrition (eating for a healthy mind and body)

Talk to your doctor or call today to set up a visit with a CHN Nutritionist! You’ll be doing something great for yourself — guaranteed!

Interested in setting up a nutrition workshop? Click HERE to learn more!

Looking for healthy eating tips? Check out CHN Nutrition’s Facebook page!


Nutrition Blog

CHN’s Home Nutrition Program

August 10, 2017

(pictured: CHN’s Home Nutritionist does personalized grocery store tours for our patients.) Have you ever wanted a nutritionist to come to your home or go grocery shopping with you to learn about healthy eating? Community Healthcare Network (CHN) has a Home Nutrition Program to help our patients do just that! Here is how the Home …read more

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How to Best Sit at Your Desk

August 1, 2017

Do you sit in front of a computer at your work for long periods of time? This can be really hard on your body. You may have pain, stiff joints or tight muscles after you sit for a while. Try these tips to help you sit the right way. This will support and protect your …read more

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Tips for Healthy Travel

July 19, 2017

By CHN Nutritionist Mavis Ren, RDN, CDN, CLC Summer is here and traveling is on everyone’s mind. Take a vacation, but not from healthy eating. Traveling is exciting to meet new people, experience different cultures and try new foods. Here are some tips to stay on track with your health and nutrition while exploring new …read more

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“An Apple a Day…… From Your Doctor These Days: CHN’s Weekly Farm Share Program”

“An Apple a Day…… From Your Doctor These Days: CHN’s Weekly Farm Share Program”

June 29, 2017

By Melissa Olson RD, Nutrition Director Have you ever tasted a tomato so perfectly ripe it was as sweet and juicy as a summer peach?  Wonder what the heck is a kohlrabi or broccoli rabe?  Participants in the Community Healthcare Network (CHN) Weekly Farm Share Program are learning first-hand the answers to these questions. CHN, …read more

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How to travel mindfully

June 26, 2017

Travel is full of joys and excitement. It can also be hard when things don’t go as planned. Use these tips to help you stay in the moment and enjoy your adventure! Pack less. Take less stuff with you. You will spend less time choosing what to wear. Plus repacking will be faster when it’s …read more

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How to Master Meal Prep!

June 21, 2017

By CHN Nutritionist Concepcion Bulo, MS, RDN If you plan ahead, you will eat healthier during the week. Choose 2 Days to Meal Prep You want to prep 2 days: one weekend and one weekday (for example Sunday and Wednesday). This way the food will get you through the week, and not bore you! Pick …read more

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