Nutrition Services

Whether you’re healthy and looking to stay that way; recovering from an injury, illness or recently received a new diagnosis — nutrition is a crucial piece of your ability to achieve your health goals.

Nutrition counseling can help:

  • Manage chronic conditions like diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, Chron’s disease, ulcerative colitis, and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Lower  the risk of heart disease, diabetes, certain cancers, and obesity
  • Lower the risk of bone fractures, osteoporosis
  • Alleviate diverticulitis, uncomfortable digestive symptoms and chronic inflammation 
  • Assist with weight loss or weight gain

RVNAhealth comprehensive nutrition programming includes  personalized education, meal plans, counseling and motivational interviewing, recipe development, and exercise prescriptions for all goals, activity levels, and age groups.  

RVNAhealth Nutrition Services & Programs

One-on-one comprehensive nutrition and wellness sessions tailored to your medical history, nutrient needs, and goals. Individualized counseling is perfect for someone who feels ready, or in need of, a lifestyle change, usually involving one or more visits with our dietitian.

What’s included? What YOU need to be successful.

  • Meal plans
  • Recipes
  • Education
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Nutrition prescription plan
  • Exercise prescription plan

Price:

  • 15-minute Phone Consultation prior to Initial Visit – Free
  • 1-hour Initial Visit – $125; 45-minute Follow-up Visits – $85

*Ask about our 65+ discounts
RVNAhealth accepts Medicare B reimbursement for the following conditions: diabetes, renal disease, and kidney transplants. Please contact RVNAhealth for details.

Intimate hands-on cooking classes where you do the cooking along side our dietitian. Each cooking class will be focused on a specific health and wellness topic, and each recipe highlighted will be in theme with the topic.

What is included:

  • 1-full meal (plus leftovers too)
  • Recipe
  • Educational toolkit
  • One on one time with dietitian to answer all of your nutrition questions

Price:

  • $65 per person

Private events are held in our beautiful, chef’s grade teaching kitchen. You are in total control on how you envision your event to be and our dietitian will bring it to life. From curated menu’s to personalized nutrient prescriptions to hands-on cooking (and all of the above) – there is no limit to what you can do.

Events include (but are not limited to)

  • Bachelorette parties
  • Family gatherings
  • Girls Night Out
  • Corporate/Team Building Events

Price:

  • Call us at 203-438-5555 x 1152
  • or email nutrition@rvnahealth.org for an estimate!

Upcoming Nutrition Classes & Programs

Meet RVNAhealth Nutritionist Monica Marcello, MS, RD

Monica Marcello, MS, RD is RVNAhealth’s registered dietitian and nutrition educator who promotes holistic health, longevity, and quality of life. Monica’s areas of expertise include disease prevention and treatment for many chronic and acute conditions. Her primary concentration includes treating digestive disorders such as GERD (Gastroesophageal reflux disorder), IBS (irritable bowel syndrome), SIBO (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth) and IBD (inflammatory bowel disease). Monica also has extensive experience in conditions such as heart disease, high cholesterol, diabetes, obesity, and weight management.

Learn more ››

Have a question about nutrition? Email Monica your question and she will get back to you with her advice. 

 

RVNAhealth offers appointments in both our Ridgefield and New Milford office locations as well as virtual sessions.  Appointments in your home are available for an additional travel fee.

Client Testimonials

RVNAhealth on Television

Sugar- Avoid sneaky added sugar to lower inflamation and manage a healthy weight – Better Than Gossip Episode 12

Breakfast – The 3 Foods everyone needs to look good and feel great! – Better Than Gossip Episode 9

Hydration – Why you need a better  hydration plan                                                                                             – Better Than Gossip Episode 6       

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