Join our Gut Health Program for Personalized Support
What You'll Get
- A personalized approach to treatment – whether you have general digestion issues, or you are managing IBS/IBD, Celiac disease, Crohn's disease, or other gut-related conditions.
- Evidence-based nutrition curriculum with weekly topics of focus
- Frequent check-ins with your dietitian to customize and adapt your plan based on progress
- Access to the Foodsmart app for meal planning, recipes, grocery delivery and more
- An accountability partner and long-term support
How to Sign Up
- Schedule your first visit. During your first visit, mention you'd like to begin the "Healthy Gut Program". Your gut health dietitian will go over what the program looks like, adapt it to your needs, and schedule your subsequent visits.
Nutrition and Gut Health : What's the Connection?
Inside our digestive tract (mostly within the large intestine), there live billions of bacteria which aid the body in a variety of functions from breaking down your food and facilitating nutrient absorption to impacting hormones and mood (whoah!). This ecosystem is called your "gut microbiome". The health of your gut relies heavily on a proper balance of 'good' bacteria to 'bad' bacteria. A shift in this ratio, called "dysbiosis", can mean a variety of ill effects. For example, too much 'bad' bacteria have been linked to higher incidences of IBS/ IBD, Crohn's disease, and ulcerative colitis, as well as Type 2 Diabetes and high blood pressure.
What we eat can have a great impact on the balance within our gut — foods either promote good bacteria or not-so-good. While there are some general rules, like eating a variety of fruits and vegetables, most individuals require personalized support to determine which foods support their unique gut microbiome.
Your Foodsmart dietitian is clinically trained to work with you to find what works and craft a plan specific to your needs and goals.
The Foodsmart Approach
Your journey begins with a visit with a dietitian. If you're interested in the "Gut Health Program", mention it to your dietitian and they'll give a program overview, adapt it to your needs, and schedule your subsequent visits. Once you've got a plan in place, explore the daily tools available to you on the Foodsmart app.
Meet your personal dietitian
Choose a 30 or 60 minute visit with a dietitian to define your goals and create a plan. Your dietitian will get to know you — your gut health-related goals, health history, and preferences to find an approach that is truly unique to you.
Receive a customized plan
Your dietitian will create a nutrition plan just for you which will include a meal plan, tips and tricks, and educational tools. That's everything you need to see success!
Build better habits with daily support
Follow your meal plan in the app and customize with 1000's of chef-crafted recipes. Plus, save time and money with automatic grocery lists, grocery delivery, grocery deal finder, and more!
See results and celebrate the journey
Schedule monthly check-ins with your dietitian to adapt your plan based on your progress or changing needs, and to celebrate your wins!
Request Program Information
If you'd like to learn more about our Gut Health Program, please provide your contact information using our Request More Information form. A patient care coordinator will be in touch to help answer any questions you may have about our nutrition programs, dietitians, and nutrition counseling services.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Our Gut Health Program is led by registered dietitians who are clinically trained in medical nutrition therapy to treat all conditions — including gut related conditions — with nutrition. Unlike many "one-size-fits-all" gut health programs, we take a personalized approach to understand who you are and what you're looking to accomplish, then we develop a plan just for you.
We also work on your schedule. Whether you are available to meet once a week or once a month, we'll develop a nutrition plan that supports your unique gut microbiome and your health goals.
Unlike many programs, we're not focused on quick fixes or a one-size-fits-all approach. Our primary difference is you!
Whether you've been diagnosed with IBS or IBD, Celiac, Crohn's ulcertive colitis, GERD or a number of other gut-related conditions or digestive issues — we can help. We consider your specific case, your symptoms, lifestyle, and your goals and come up with a plan that you feel great about and that puts you on the path to feeling great again.
The gut health program can be completed in as little as 8-10 weeks, but the length of the program depends entirely on your goals and the plan you develop with your dietitian. When you meet with your dietitian, they will will work with you to adapt the program to your needs based on your health history, gut-related conditions or symptoms you are managing, and how you're progressing toward your goals over the course of the program.
For most members, we recommend a visit every two weeks, though you are welcome to meet more or less frequently. This cadence will give enough time to make progress and have meaningful updates. If you need support in between visits, you may always message your dietitian.
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