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Nutrition and Food Services

Nutrition and Food Services (NFS) develops and provides comprehensive evidenced based nutritional services for our Veterans and their families across VHA’s health care facilities. NFS delivers safe and high quality patient food services. NFS registered dietitian nutritionists serve as nutrition diagnosticians and medical nutrition therapists for Veterans and their families utilizing the nutrition care process and mentor future registered dietitian nutritionists through VA Dietetic Internship programs.  Nutrition professionals promote wellness and disease prevention by ensuring effective nutrition education and counseling. The nutrition team proactively contributes to multiple VA initiatives including TeleNutrition, the Patient-Aligned Care Team, Cultural Transformation, nutrition research, and social media communications.  NFS is transforming VA in its advanced clinical nutrition practices, data driven quality improvement, and healthy teaching kitchen programs to improve Veterans and their family members’ health outcomes.

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Food choices can impact a number of health conditions such as as diabetes, heart disease, and high blood pressure.  View a list of Nutrition Related Health Conditions and to learn how your food choices can make a difference in managing your health

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Give your diet a heart healthy eating makeover in this month's Nutrition Blog

 

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