Valley offers a variety of personalized nutrition programs for you and your family. Read on for program details, including how to get started. 

A Recipe for Life Nutrition Guidance Program

Your physician may recommend A Recipe for Life nutrition guidance as part of the treatment for your medical condition. By following a prescribed nutrition plan, you may be able to reduce or eliminate costly medication. Individualized meal plans are tailored to fit your lifestyle.

Our services include nutrition counseling for:

  • Weight loss
  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • High cholesterol
  • Gastrointestinal disorders
  • Cancer therapy
  • Vegetarian nutrition
  • Food allergies
  • Infant/child nutrition

Nutrition counseling is provided at the Robert and Audrey Luckow Pavilion in Paramus. Daytime, evening and Saturday hours are available. Please call 201-634-5371 to schedule an appointment. 

Download a food and activity log to fill out and bring to your appointment. 

Insurance Coverage

Many insurance companies, including Medicare, will cover the cost of nutrition counseling for the management of a medical problem. Please contact your health insurance carrier directly for information about your policy's coverage.

Personal Nutrition Coaching

Our nutrition professionals will develop a program tailored specifically for you and your family. They will meet with you in the comfort of your home and develop a customized eating plan, provide you with the skills and knowledge to meet your needs, and give you the individualized attention you need to help keep you motivated. Our wide range of services includes menu planning, refrigerator makeovers, supermarket shopping, advice about what to order in restaurants, personal chef referrals, lunch box ideas, collaborative cooking instruction, recipes and more.

The initial appointment is 90 minutes, and follow-up appointments may be scheduled in 30-minute increments. Please call 201-447-8093 for more information and to make an appointment.

A Healthy You

Choosing nutritious food most of the time will make a vital contribution to optimizing your well-being and fostering healthy longevity. We take a preventive approach to excellent health and provide you with a simple and practical plan for a healthier you. The benefits of sound nutrition will last a lifetime!  

To make an appointment with our nutrition professional, please call 201-634-5371.  

Supermarket Tours 

Take a trip down the supermarket aisle with a registered dietitian who will help you decipher food labels and assist you in making healthy choices for you and your family. Tour themes include: shopping on a budget, heart-healthy eating, smart vegetarian choices, shopping for people with diabetes, and healthy choices for kids. Aisle-by-aisle shopping tips and easy-to-fix recipes are provided. Both group tours (maximum 8 people) and individual tours are available. 

For more information and for fees, please call 201-447-8093 or email jjulian@valleyhealth.com.