There’s never been a better time to learn about making and enjoying healthy foods. With many restaurants across the U.S. “off duty” due to COVID-19 restrictions, we’re all cooking more meals at home. Plus, certain foods can boost the immune system, giving us a better chance of staying healthy. If you’re not sure what these foods are—or how to integrate them into your life—we’re here to help.
It’s about time to check out Teladoc Nutrition, a simple and effective program that lets you work with registered dietitians for a healthier life. “When you want facts on food and nutrition or need to know how a healthy diet improves health and fights disease, you can rely on qualified professionals in the field,” says Robin Rood, RD, LD, M.Ed., M.A., registered dietitian at Teladoc Health.
We all need a little help from time to time. So whether you’re concerned about the pandemic, have high blood pressure or diabetes, are uncomfortable with your weight, want to up your athletic performance, or have a big birthday milestone coming up, seeking expert nutrition advice is a wise move.
So let the overwhelm stop today: Read on to learn how you can create your own wellness goals and menus for sensible meal planning. Food can heal and help us in more ways than you can imagine!
The “why’s” and “how’s” of good nutrition can seem complicated. In fact, 80% of people in the U.S. are confused about what “healthy” means.1 Let’s break down some basic numbers that support a commitment to healthy eating.
The truth can’t be denied: Unhealthy diet and lack of exercise are compromising health. So how does nutrition play a part in solving our nation’s health problems? Here are some fast facts:
Most importantly, you don’t need to drastically change your life or adhere to restrictive “fad diets.” Try these simple suggestions on the path to a healthier meal plan:
Those are just some basics. Learn more about how Teladoc Nutrition providers can lend a hand to create a healthy lifestyle full of nutritious foods.
Nutrition is science, so it’s important to seek advice from registered dietitians, not life coaches or nutritionists. Our registered dietitians listen intently and work with you directly to assess clinical nutrition needs and develop personalized programs. These include custom meal plans, shopping guides, nutrition manuals, and sometimes supplement suggestions. They are also educated on various conditions so they can explain how foods will affect you, helping you create a plan full of nutrients to manage these conditions. Our network of 150-plus expert registered dietitians, spanning different specialties and languages, support a wide range of conditions like diabetes, sports nutrition, gastrointestinal disorders, and prenatal care.
Step one is logging on or signing up for your Teladoc account. You can then choose your registered dietitian and make an appointment for any day of the week by phone or video from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Next, you’ll answer a few questions about clinical conditions, current eating habits, and personal goals.
During the visit, one of our registered dietitians will discuss your care path with you. This chat will include:
Within a week following your visit, you can keep in touch through an online message center, and also schedule future appointments with the same dietitian. We’ll also perform ongoing quality checks of the process.
Nutrition counseling is often covered as part of your health benefits. Reach out today from the comfort of home to get started on better eating and a healthier life. Stay well.
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