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Nutrition Counseling in New Jersey

Nutritional counseling is more than just eating right. Kathryn Valentine, RD, shows Montclair area residents how proper nutrition can enhance their lives and be fun at the Center for Bariatric Endoscopy, the “Premiere Bariatric Surgical Institute in New Jersey”!

What is Nutrition Counseling?

Meeting with Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Kathryn Valentine for your personal consultation is an exciting and rewarding experience. During your nutritional counseling, she will help show you a new perspective on food; one that will fully explain the nutrients essential to your health.

Benefits of Nutrition Counseling

nutrition_services-300x197Nutrition affects more than just your health; it also affects your quality of life, how much you enjoy your activities and even how much energy you have each day. Our nutritional services can be tailored to your individual lifestyle and health conditions. For parents, nutritional counseling shows them how to engage their children in healthy food choices.

Kathryn Valentine, RD offers nutrition counseling for a variety of conditions, including:

  • Weight loss
  • Bariatric surgery
  • Endoscopic bariatric surgery
  • Diabetes
  • Cardiovascular health
  • Aging
  • General health and wellness

What Nutrition Counseling Services are Available?

Your nutritional requirements change as you age, and patients with certain medical conditions also require unique approaches to nutrition. We offer the following nutritional counseling services that can be customized to meet your needs:

Preparing for Nutrition Counseling

Kathryn approaches nutritional counseling by understanding how you currently eat. Because of your schedule, emotions and other factors greatly influence your food choices. Do you eat fast food because you are driving between soccer games and ballet practice? Do you see meal times as family time? Do you enjoy your favorite childhood foods? These are just some of the insightful questions that Kathryn asks during your appointments. In preparation for your consultation with Kathryn, please keep a food journal that includes the foods you eat, as well as triggering events for eating, such as stress, hunger, time of day and emotions.

Follow-Up with Nutrition Counseling

Kathryn helps you set a nutrition plan that includes appropriate foods and meals. She monitors your progress during follow-up appointments to learn how you are doing, and also to help with any necessary adjustments.

How Much Does Nutrition Counseling Cost?

Because nutritional counseling has far-reaching health benefits, it may be covered by your insurance under preventive services. You can talk with your insurance company to find out what your plan includes. We also offer convenient financing through and Advance Care Credit.

Is Nutrition Counseling Right for Me?

Anyone will benefit from the extraordinary nutritional counseling offered by Kathryn Valentine. As a registered dietitian, she is able to understand the unique needs of every patient. Nutritional counseling is highly recommended for adolescents and children to prepare them for lifelong healthy eating habits.

Why Choose Kathryn Valentine, RD for Nutrition Counseling?

When considering nutritional counseling, you should seek an experienced registered dietitian. Kathryn Valentine, RD has the background and experience you need to feel comfortable with any nutritional changes needed to help you reach your weight loss goals.

What to Expect During Your Consultation for Nutrition Counseling

Kathryn takes a very personal approach to nutrition. She understands that people eat foods for a variety of reasons, some of which may not be healthy. She takes the time to understand your motivations for eating, after which she develops a nutrition plan that keeps you satisfied, healthy and happy.

The Center for Bariatric Endoscopy offers nutritional counseling to help you improve your eating habits. The services are recommended for patients of all ages. To learn more, contact Ms. Valentine today!


“Individual results may vary.  Results are not guaranteed with this or any other procedure. Any weight loss procedure should be accompanied with nutritional counseling and an appropriate diet and exercise program.”