Nutrition Services

Nutrition Counseling at MoBap in St. Louis

At Missouri Baptist Medical Center our dietitians provide expert nutrition coaching to help you find a pathway to health. 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.

To schedule an appointment with a dietitian at MoBap, call 314-996-4987. Appointments are available at flexible times, Monday through Friday. Appointments are also available on Tuesdays at the Missouri Baptist Medical Center Outpatient Center - Sunset Hills located at 3844 South Lindbergh Boulevard.

Many insurance plans cover nutrition counseling by a registered dietitian.  Check with your insurance provider to determine eligibility for specific diagnosis and scope of coverage.

For more information on our dietary services in St. Louis or to schedule an appointment at MoBap, please call 314.996.5433 or 800.392.0936.

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To schedule an appointment with a dietitian at MoBap, call 314-996-5170. Appointments are available at flexible times, Monday through Friday.

Appointments are also available on Tuesdays at the Missouri Baptist Outpatient Center Sunset Hills, 3844 South Lindbergh Boulevard.

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Cozy Up by the Fire

Comfort food + a toasty fire + good friends = easy weekend party!

Join us for tips for creating great-tasting, guild-free meals in minutes. Get comfy with your favorite people and share a healthy and delicious dinner that's perfect for a chilly winter evening.

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Your Coach. Your Advocate.

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

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Carbs or Calories?

When dieting, which is better to use as a caloric intake model: carbs or calories? Does one offer faster weight loss over the other?

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The Right Nutrients to Help You Heal

Despite public focus on the rising obesity problem in the United States, malnourishment remains a common but little-known concern for many hospitalized patients. Malnutrition can lead to negative outcomes such as higher infection rates, poor wound healing, and up to three times longer lengths of stay.

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Sign Up for a Grocery Store Tour with Missouri Baptist

Let our dietitians lead you on a personalized trip down the aisles of your local Dierbergs grocery store. 

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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.

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Stir-fried Cauliflower Rice

Cauliflower takes the place of rice to help increase your vegetable intake and cut starches. Enjoy this delicious, one-dish meal.

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Tomatillo Salsa

With high fiber, unique antioxidant mix and vitamins C and A, "husk tomatoes" bring the flavor of Mexico to your table with this spicy Salsa Verde.

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Peach Chia Pudding

Chia seeds are a powerhouse of nutrients filled with protein and fiber. This recipe makes a nutrient dense, guilt free snack for any occasion.

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Chopped Peanut Salad

With tofu croutons and chopped peanuts, this Asian-inspired chopped salad packs a nutritional punch with 16 g of protein and only 257 calories.

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When you're pregnant, eating right is important for you and your developing baby.

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Mini Strawberry Cheesecakes

This timeless dessert recipe doesn't have to only be for special occasions. Treat yourself without feeling the guilt of a full slice.

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Pulled Jackfruit Arepas

Jackfruit is a versatile fruit that, because of its meaty, stringy texture, can be used as a meat substitution. We pair it with arepas to create a Latin twist on the traditional pulled pork sandwich.

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Mushroom Barley Soup

This recipe is packed with nutrients lowering cholesterol, fighting infections, and boosting the immune system. Consider this soup recipe over the classic chicken noodle when fighting an illness.

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Beets and Couscous with Seared Chicken

Don't miss a beet! Take advantage of this antioxidant-packed recipe.

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Strawberries & Cream Overnight Oats

Perfect for the human-on-the-go, this recipe takes just minutes to prepare and is a sure way to set you up for success. With protein, fiber and fat, this easy recipe provides the nutrients you need to energize your morning.

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Don't feel guilty about indulging in this casserole, with only 27 grams of carbohydrates, you have room for another carbohydrate choice.

Sweet Potato Casserole

Don't feel guilty about indulging in this casserole, with only 27 grams of carbohydrates, you have room for another carbohydrate choice. Add a little kick by trying 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper in your recipe. 

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Root Vegetable Hash

Root veggies provide needed carbs and starch, making them a great replacement to grains.

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Modern Italian Meatballs

A modern twist on the traditional meatball. Lean ground turkey reduces the fat and sodium to be more heart healthy.

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Savory Granola

Great for an on-the-go snack, this recipe combines everyday ingredients that can be found in your cupboards and provides great nutritional value with only 2 g saturated fat.

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5 Tips for a Terrific Salad

Creating a healthy salad that you want to eat takes a bit more planning than just throwing everything together and hoping for the best. Here are 5 steps to buidlng a satisfying salad.

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6 Steps to Meal Planning Success

Being prepared for healthy home cooking is the key to your success. Stock up on healthy shelf-stable items for your pantry, plan out your grocery list and enjoy heart-healthy and flavorful meals.

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A Better Breakfast

Layer your favorite grains, vegetables and greens in a bowl for a heart-healthy and hearty breakfast!

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Green Superfood Salad

Tap into the power of green with this nutrient-dense dish full of plant based protein, quality fats to support hormones, and lots of antioxidants and fiber to promote health and longevity.

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Fermented Dilly Carrot Sticks

Fermented foods are an excellent source of probiotics that support gut health.  Carrots are an easy first vegetable to try fermenting at home and are appealing to kids. 

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Salmon Quinoa Cakes

With Omega-3 fatty acids from the fish and whole grains from the Quinoa, this recipe is a heart-healthy superstar. 

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Mason Jar Cobb Salad

Prepare a delicious, nutritious lunch in advance that is eay to pack and can hold in the refrigerator for 2-3 days. 

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Cherry Granita

Enjoy this frozen treat that requires no special equipment like molds or an ice cream maker.  Cherries are high in antioxidants and the kombucha adds a punch of probiotics for gut health.

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Watermelon Tomato Salad

Summer is the perfect time for fresh watermelon and tomatos. What better way is there to enjoy these delicacies than to combine them in a salad? 

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Butternut Squash Soup

Soup is an excellent prep ahead meal to have on hand. Blended soups like this one are an excellent way to increase vegetable consumption.

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Butternut Squash and Pear Bisque with Spiced Pumpkin Seeds

Soup is an excellent prep ahead meal to have on hand. Blended soups like this one are an excellent way to increase vegetable consumption.

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Apple Curry Quinoa Salad

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Like many people, Ginger had let her health slip in priority over the years. But high blood pressure and an irregular heartbeat gave her the motivation to start the journey back to good health. 

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