Nutrition education programs

Open Hand’s evidence-based nutrition education programs are designed to empower patients and caregivers to take control of their health with nutrition topics ranging from portion control, healthy eating habits and hands-on food prep to physical activity, gardening, goal-setting, and self-management. Nutrition education is offered to at-risk individuals from all walks of life — from low-income youth and families to seniors, from veterans to victims of abuse.

Eat Well—Live Well
Open Hand’s nutrition education is designed to empower patients/caregivers to take control of their health with nutrition topics ranging from portion control, healthy eating habits and hands-on food prep to physical activity, gardening, goal-setting, and disease self-management.

Medical Nutrition Therapy
Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) involves one-on-one diagnostic therapy and counseling services prescribed by a medical or dietetic professional for the purpose of disease management provided by an Open Hand Registered Dietitian Nutritionist.

Cooking Matters™ Classes
This celebrated hands-on, evidence-based nutrition and cooking curriculum helps facilitate healthy eating behaviors, promote nutrition knowledge, and decrease food insecurity for low-income individuals and families.

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For more information about Open Hand nutrition education programs, please email Kayla Anderson, Director of Nutrition Services.

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