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Nutrition services

So much of what goes on in our bodies is the result of what and how we eat. Many of the most common health problems we see at Sky Lakes Medical Center have a direct correlation to diet, exercise and other lifestyle choices.

By taking better care of yourself through exercise and healthy eating habits, you can potentially avoid serious health issues down the road.

A critical component to our healthcare system is our Nutrition Services Department. Our registered dietitians are qualified to provide nutrition counseling, an essential component of a healthy lifestyle and comprehensive healthcare. If you want to improve your health and quality of life, or are trying to manage a health condition, you may benefit from learning more about nutrition.

A few examples of conditions that can be improved by nutrition education include:

  • Diabetes.
  • Heart disease.
  • High blood pressure.
  • Weight loss.
  • Kidney failure.
  • Cancer.
  • Irritable bowel syndrome.

Sky Lakes Wellness Center hosts the Mindful Meals cooking classes.

Easy meal ideas and tips

Eat easy, healthy meals with the help of shopping lists and recipes from the American Cancer Society.

Kid-approved recipes

These Kid-approved recipes recipes from Oregon state University have been tested and approved by kids throughout Oregon!

Hidden sugar

There is sugar hidden in the foods we least expect, like coleslaw and ketchup. Discover surprising sources of hidden sugar and how to cut down on sugar in this WebMD slideshow.

What's in a label?

Learning how to read nutrition facts labels can improve your health and lifestyle. The FDA launched a Nutrition Facts Label Education campaign to teach consumers how to understand the information on their food's labels.