Nutrition Services

Our dietitians provide expert nutrition coaching to help you become the healthiest you possible. Proper nutrition can help manage the symptoms and complications associated with many diseases like diabetes or hypertension. Eating well can help promote your general health, promote a healthy pregnancy or optimize sports performance.

Group Classes

Join a small group class to learn nutritional skills.

Eat Right for You, and Baby, too

Let the countdown begin! Pregnancy will go quickly – so start now taking steps to build a healthy foundation for you and your baby.
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Mom on the Run!

Learn simple tips for eating healthy while juggling the demands of work and family.
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Women in Transition

Dietitians will share information on physical activity and nutrition for perimenopause and beyond.
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Individual Coaching

Look to our dietitians to provide the one-on-one nutrition coaching you need in a non-judgmental, comfortable environment to help you manage:

  • Diabetes and prediabetes
  • Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) without diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • Cholesterol guidelines (hypercholesterolemia, hyperlipidemia, dyslipidemia)
  • Dysmetabolic Syndrome
  • Abnormal weight gain, overweight, obesity
  • Celiac Disease (gluten-free guidelines)
  • Kidney stones, renal disease
  • Pregnancy and multiple gestation

Gestational Diabetes

If you’ve been diagnosed with gestational diabetes, let our team of experts assist you in promoting a healthy pregnancy for you and your baby.  You will meet with our registered nurse specializing in obstetrics for education on the medical management of gestational diabetes, blood glucose monitoring and insulin administration (as necessary).  Your visit will also include coaching by a registered dietitian to learn carb counting and meal planning to meet your personal preferences, lifestyle and blood glucose goals.

Grocery Tour

Our dietitians will lead you on a personalized trip down the aisles of your grocery store.  Learn how to power shop your store, get the most from your food dollar, how to make healthy meals in a flash and discover new-to-you foods in every aisle and other topics related to your interests and health goals.

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For more information about our nutrition classes or to register for an upcoming class, call (314) 996-LIFE.

Nutrition Tips and Healthy Recipes
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Mini turkey meatloaves

Recipe for your health

Easy to pack up and go, these hearty, healthy mini meatloaves are perfect for dinner parties or satisfying the whole family.
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Surgery reveals hidden hunger

Malnutrition a common, hidden problem for surgery patients

Despite public focus on the rising obesity problem in the United States, malnourishment remains a common but little-known concern for many hospitalized patients. Malnourishment can lead to negative outcomes following surgery, such as higher infection rates, poor wound healing, and up to three times longer lengths of stay. Learn how Missouri Baptist dietitians are improving results.

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Banana Whip

Nutritious alternative to ice cream

Whip up this delicious and nutritious treat on a warm afternoon. It's so good they won't even know it's not ice cream.

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Dark Chocolate Avocado Truffles

Healthy recipes from Missouri Baptist Medical Center

These decadent truffles are made with a just a handful of ingredients, including dark chocolate, vanilla and … creamy avocado! Avocados are rich in healthy plant-based fats and replace the traditional butter in this recipe.
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