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Weight Management Program

A comprehensive eight week program designed to promote permanent behavioral change. Taught by registered dietitians, the program combines nutrition education with behavior modification and is recommended for adults who are 10 - 75 pounds overweight. The Weight Management Program teams up with the Weight Maintenance Program.

Weight Maintenance Program

Ongoing group sessions conducted by Registered Dietitians that reinforce the skills to achieve long-lasting weight control. A warm and supportive atmosphere awaits those adults who have received nutrition counseling by a registered dietitian affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center and wish to continue in a group setting.

Individualized Nutrition Counseling

Private consultation for various nutrition-related concerns such as weight control, diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol or triglycerides, cancer, pregnancy and good nutrition principles for any age. This service requires physician referral.

Nutrient Analysis of Diets

Computerized analysis of your dietary intake including major energy sources, vitamins, minerals and dietary fiber. A comparison is made to the Recommended Dietary Allowances which are an accepted standard.

Supermarket and Restaurant Tours

Practical application to help you make HealthWise selections when shopping in the grocery store or dining in a restaurant. It is a workshop using the actual setting as your laboratory.

Food Preparation Demonstrations

Practical application to help you prepare healthful food selections in your kitchen. This is a workshop.

Smoking Cessation Program

A comprehensive program designed to promote behavioral changes to achieve smoking cessation. It consists of an eight-week core program and a six month maintenance phase. The program incorporates healthful food selections, exercise and supportive techniques.

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Food and Nutrition
NewYork-Presbyterian
Weill Cornell
Phone: (212) 746-0830

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