Pediatric Food and Nutrition
The Nicklaus Children's Hospital Food and Nutrition Department provides meals, special formulas, and clinical nutrition services to inpatients. The meals prepared and served by the department meet the nutritional requirements of the patients based on the medical and cultural needs and at the same time are appealing to their taste. In addition, the department offers outpatient follow-ups by referral of the medical staff.
Our pediatric nutrition specialists provide top-notch nutrition assessments for every patient. Daily screenings, nutrition counseling, calorie intake assessment and instructions on formula preparation are conducted according to the patient's diagnosis and medical plan.