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Nutrition Education & Counseling

Mercy provides nutrition education and counseling through our Nutrition Services' outpatient counseling. Our registered and licensed dietitians are experienced in counseling people with special diet needs or anyone seeking guidance in sound nutrition. They can assist you with managing your nutrition needs, including:

  • Physician-prescribed diets
  • Heart-healthy eating
  • Weight management
  • Food allergies

To schedule an appointment, call (319) 861-7778. For additional information or questions, call (319) 221-8610.

Mercy dietitians also offer the following programs to help manage your nutrition needs, provide support and answer your dietary questions.  

Mercy's Weight Loss Program

This 12-week program uses evidence-based nutrition with an emphasis on behavior and improving health. For more information, call (319) 221-8610.

Weight Loss Support Group

This group meets on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month. Nate Brady, MD leads this group in various discussions, activities, and guest speakers. For more information, call (319) 558-0303.

Ask the Expert

Email your questions on diet and nutrition by going to the “Ask the Expert” section and get your questions answered by one of our certified dietitians.

Meal Replacement Weight Loss Program

A medically supervised meal replacement weight loss program. To learn more, call (319) 558-0303

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Contact Information

Mercy Medical Center
701 10th Street
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403

Level 1

Phone Number:
(319) 398-6127

Patient meal service is available 24 hours/day

Cafeteria meal service:
6 a.m. to 7:45 p.m. &
9 p.m. to 5:30 a.m.