Multi-Speciality Medical Practices located in East Orange, Belleville, South Orange, West Orange, Maplewood, Newark and Bloomfield, NJ


About Nutrition

Consuming a well-balanced diet and supplements is crucial to maintaining superior health and  reducing your risk of medical complications. At The Heart Center of the Oranges, PA, with locations in West Orange, East Orange, South Orange, Maplewood, Newark, Belleville, and Bloomfield, New Jersey, the highly trained medical team offers exceptional nutrition services for men and women of all ages. Schedule an in-person or telehealth evaluation by phone or online today.

Nutrition Q&A

What are nutritional services?

Nutritional services at The Heart Center of the Oranges, PA, include education, custom meal plans, and more to optimize your health or help you better manage a disease. The skilled nutrition experts at The Heart Center of the Oranges, PA, are highly trained with many years of experience, tailoring custom nutrition plans to a patient’s unique needs.

What are the benefits of improving nutrition?

When you give your body the nutrition it needs, you may experience various benefits, including:

  • Stronger immune system
  • Healthier body weight
  • Reduced disease risks
  • Improved disease management
  • Longer life expectancy
  • Fewer disease symptoms 
  • More energy
  • Improved physical performance
  • Lower risk of disability
  • Improved hormone balance 
  • Better quality of life
  • Improved sleep
  • Easier weight loss

The nutrition plans available at The Heart Center of the Oranges, PA, take into account your lifestyle, food preferences, medications, and medical history. 

Which conditions does nutrition education help?

Nutrition education can help you better manage the following conditions and more:

  • Obesity 
  • Diabetes
  • Hormone imbalances
  • Nutrient deficiencies
  • High blood pressure
  • High triglycerides
  • High cholesterol
  • Heart disease 
  • Kidney disease
  • Liver disease
  • Food intolerances
  • Celiac disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Arthritis
  • Gout 
  • Sleep disorders
  • Fatigue 

The right nutrition plan can improve nearly any medical issue, including acute illnesses and injuries. See The Heart Center of the Oranges, PA, team if you need help managing a disease or simply want to improve your dietary habits.

What should I expect during nutrition appointments?

During nutrition evaluations at The Heart Center of the Oranges, PA, a provider checks your blood pressure, pulse, and other vital signs. They weigh you, determine your body mass index (BMI), and discuss the reason for your visit.

Your nutrition specialist reviews your nutritional and other lifestyle habits, medical history, medications, and symptoms. They complete a physical exam and may order a blood test or additional diagnostic tests to detect or rule out potential problems. 

What’s included in my personalized nutrition plan?

The Heart Center of the Oranges, PA, providers develop a healthy lifestyle plan based on your needs that may consist of the following and more:

  • Custom meal plans and menus
  • Exercise programs
  • Dietary supplements
  • Weight loss medications
  • Medical monitoring

If you have diabetes, hormone imbalances, neurological issues, heart disease, or another chronic condition, The Heart Center of the Oranges, PA, team can help you manage it to reduce complications. They follow up and always address any questions. 

Schedule an in-person or telehealth nutrition evaluation at The Heart Center of the Oranges, PA, by phone or online today.