The food we eat affects our health in many ways, from maintaining
a healthy weight to affecting our risks for medical conditions. Our nutrition
team helps people make healthier diet and lifestyle choices.
Medical conditions and nutrition
Some patients may have different dietary needs based on their medical
conditions. For example:
Patients with high blood pressure or heart conditions may need to maintain
a low-sodium dietPatients with kidney disease may need a renal diet, or a diet
that limits protein, sodium and fluidsPatients with some types of heart disease
may need a cardiac diet, or a diet low in cholesterol, fat and sodium
We'll work with your doctor to create a customized plan for healthy eating.