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.
- Adequate nutrition for picky eaters
- Sports nutrition counseling
- Weight management
- Vegetarian/vegan diet
Conditions We Treat
Community Outreach Programs
Our pediatric nutrition specialists at Nicklaus Children's Hospital are actively involved in making a difference in the local community. They set out to bring nutrition awareness to the local community. Those activities include: involvement in schools, local health fairs, and presentations on a variety of nutrition related topics. They strive for proving a service that will advance the community in making sound nutrition choices.
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