Nutrition

Better health starts here

Our team of caring nutrition specialists are here to help you meet your health goals.

Nutrition Services

Our team of experienced registered and licensed dietitians work with you one-on-one or in groups to provide the specialized care and education you need, including:

Heart Health

Learn heart healthy habits that can have an almost immediate impact

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Diabetes and Prediabetes

Education programs and resources to help you more easily manage your condition.

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Weight Management

Whether you want to lose, gain, or maintain weight, we can help you make healthier choices.

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Gastrointestinal Nutrition

Learn how food plays a critical role in managing even the most complex conditions.

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Intuitive Eating and Self-Care

Make peace with food and your body.

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Pediatric and Family Nutrition

Get resources and education for feeding a healthy family and reducing stress.

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Fitness and Sports Nutrition

Learn how to achieve and maintain optimal performance with a well-designed nutrition plan.

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Women’s Health Nutrition

Eating a nutrient dense and balanced diet helps maintain physical health and mental wellbeing.

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Avance Care Nutrition

At Avance Care Nutrition, our highest priority is your health and well-being. Partner with your dietitian and your healthcare team to meet your health and wellness goals.

  • Achieve a healthier weight without deprivation with a personalized, flexible lifestyle and eating plan.
  • Improve your relationship with food and your body.
  • Learn to listen to your body’s cues for hunger and fullness.
  • Reduce your risk for developing chronic conditions like heart disease.
  • Manage chronic conditions, like diabetes and high blood pressure, with fewer medications.

Nutrition Resources

The resources below are designed to help you get the most from your experience with Avance Care Nutrition Services.

Blog

Tips to help you achieve your wellness goals.

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Cookbook

Healthy and delicious recipes from Avance Care dietitians.

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Ingredient Swap

Find healthy ingredients to substitute.

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Emotional Eating Self-assessment

Are you struggling with emotional eating

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How it Works

At Avance Care Nutrition, our team of caring providers offer a wide variety of nutrition services to help you reach your health goals while learning how your food choices can impact your health.

Appointments

What can I expect at appointments?

Your first appointment will be a 60-minute comprehensive assessment of your medical history, current lifestyle and personal goals. Your dietitian will use your goals as a roadmap for future appointments.

Follow up appointments will be scheduled weekly, biweekly, or monthly and will be either 30 or 60 minutes long. We see the best results with long-term follow up and you’ll work with your dietitian to develop the plan that’s best for you.

 

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Nutrition Groups

In addition to individual counseling, Avance Care Nutrition offers virtual group programs and support groups.

Featured Dietitians

South Main Street

Julia Bumpus, MS, RDN, LDN, CDCES

Julia's passion for counseling grew as she provided more and more inpatient nutrition educations, cardiac rehab consultations, and taught monthly diabetes classes. Her true calling is a setting where she can teach, guide, and provide emotional support for those who want to use nutrition to achieve optimal health.

Midtown | Kings Drive

Virginia Barringer, MS, RD, LDN, CDCES, BCADM

Multiple Locations

Chelsea Hawkins, MPH, MCHES, RDN, LDN, CDCES

Olive Chapel Road

Mindy McCullough, MS, RDN, LDN, CDCES

NC Highway 42 West

Doris Nicolas-Mir, MPH, RDN, LDN, CDCES

Multiple Locations

Jovanna Orozco, MS, RDN, LDN

Crescent Commons Drive | Kildaire Farm

Nadeen N. Risi, MS, RDN, LDN

Attain Street

Nicole Golinski, MA, RDN, LDN

Multiple Locations

Jaclyn Corrado, MS, RDN

Image of Avance Care Knightdale and North Wake Forest Dietitian Nutritionist Dominique Stamps

Multiple Locations

Dominique Stamps, MS, RDN, LDN

Image of Avance Care Preston Primary Care Registered Dietitian Karen Buynak

Preston | NW Cary Parkway

Karen Buynak, MS, RDN, LDN

Avance Behavioral Health at Centers of Excellence

Lisa Robinson-Mihiar, RDN

Image of Avance Care SouthPark Primary Care Registered Dietitian Jen Funsten

SouthPark | Fairview Road

Jen Funsten, MPH, RD, LDN

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