Nutrition Counseling
Wellness Coaching





Essential Nutrition is a participating provider with the insurance companies listed below. We suggest you call your insurance company to find out if nutrition counseling is covered in your plan. Please call or email us to get more information about cost.

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Duke Basic/Duke Select
  • Coventry
  • Call us about others

Essential Nutrition works with adults, children, teens and families. We believe that food and eating are important parts of our lives and should be enjoyed but should not generally rule or control us. For most people, healthy eating can be flexible.

Services include

  • Individual or Group Counseling
  • Wellness Coaching  
  • Grocery Store Tours


Below are some of the more common nutrition issues that we have helped.

General Nutrition.
Reduce your risk of poor health through lifestyle management.

Weight Management.
Achieve a healthier weight without deprivation.

Eating Disorders (Anorexia, Bulimia, Binge Eating Disorder, and others not specified).
Normalize eating and develop a healthy relationship with food.

Lower your blood cholesterol and improve your lipid profile.

High Blood Pressure.
Improve your blood pressure and lower your risk of stroke and heart disease through improved nutritional choices.

Improve your blood sugar management through carbohydrate counting, exchange lists or meal plans.

Athletic Performance.
Enhance your endurance for training and competition.

Optimize your bone health by assuring an intake of adequate nutrients.

Decrease your risk or get help managing symptoms of cancer and its treatments.

Family Meals.
Help your family to be healthy, happy eaters who enjoy food and meals.

Food intolerances, irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease, celiac disease. Specializing in FODMAP elimination.

Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition.
Support for patients on nutritional support.