Lehigh Valley Hospital–Schuylkill Nutrition & Wellness Center

700 E Norwegian Street
Third Floor Nutrition and Wellness Center
Pottsville, PA 17901-2710
United States

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Lehigh Valley Hospital–Schuylkill Nutrition & Wellness Center provides individual nutrition counseling and group classes. In this outpatient program, clients work with registered dietitians to help manage their lives and disease processes through a healthy approach to eating and lifestyle.

Our Services

Whatever your motivation – losing weight, increasing energy, preventing disease or complications from a current medical condition – the nutrition therapy program at Lehigh Valley Hospital–Schuylkill E. Norwegian Street’s Nutrition & Wellness Center provides some of the area's most comprehensive dietetic counseling for children, teens, men and women, and older adults.

  • Individual and group nutrition counseling
  • Weight Management Classes
  • Pediatric Create Your Weight
    Pediatric Create Your Weight is a weight management program developed by registered dietitians certified in Pediatric and Adolescent Weight Management by the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics. In this eleven-week program, our registered dietitians work closely with parents to teach children to maintain a healthy weight, have confidence in their food choices, and make lifestyle changes that will keep their bodies healthy for life. Class includes child-friendly activities in an upbeat, supportive environment and a one-on-one session with the dietitian.
  • Adult Create Your Weight
    Adult Create Your Weight is an adult weight management program developed by registered dietitians utilizing evidence-based research and guidelines from the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics. This twelve-week program will help you to improve your eating habits, lifestyle, and physical activity in order to meet your weight management goals. Class includes “The Appetite Awareness Workbook” and a one-on-one session with the dietitian.

Personalized Strategies for healthful living

Some of the most serious health conditions – obesity, diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease – can be prevented or managed through simple lifestyle changes and healthier habits. If you would like to improve your health by eating better, the specially trained nutrition experts at Lehigh Valley Hospital–Schuylkill E. Norwegian Street’s Nutrition & Wellness Center are here to help. Our outpatient medical nutrition therapy program is designed for people living with diabetes or cancer, patients recovering from a heart attack, expectant mothers, and individuals who would like to lose weight, lower their cholesterol and blood pressure, or simply feel better.

Our areas of expertise include nutrition for:

  • Diabetes
  • Kidney disease
  • Cardiac disease
  • High cholesterol/blood pressure
  • Digestive disorders
  • Cancer
  • Food allergies
  • Weight loss/malnutrition
  • Obesity/weight gain
  • Pregnancy and prenatal care
  • Sports nutrition
  • Parenteral & enteral nutrition
  • Osteoporosis
  • Celiac disease

Expert Nutrition Counseling

During your first visit with one of our registered dietitians, we'll review your medical history, current eating habits and personal wellness goals, and then develop a personalized nutrition plan that's right for you. Our goal is to help you make gradual, long-term changes in your eating habits and lifestyle, providing encouraging support and advice along the way.

You'll learn how to read food labels, modify recipes, and make smarter choices when planning meals, grocery shopping, and eating out. You'll find answers to your questions about fad diets and weight-loss myths. And you'll understand the importance of physical activity, portion control, and balanced meals in meeting and maintaining your health improvement goals.

Certified Dietetic Specialists

The nutrition professionals at Lehigh Valley Hospital–Schuylkill E. Norwegian Street’s Nutrition & Wellness Center are registered, licensed dietitians. As members of the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics, our team keeps up to date with the latest nutrition research and continuing education to enhance their knowledge and skills.

Appointments

  • We offer convenient day and evening appointments to meet your scheduling needs.  Please call 570-621-4739 to schedule an appointment.
  • Hours are by appointment.
  • Leave your name and phone number with a good time to reach you and a dietitian will return your call.

Community Education Events

Our registered dietitians are available to provide these additional services upon request. If your company or group is having an event and would like to include our services, please call with event details and contact information.

  • Educational presentations
  • Health fairs and seminars
  • Cooking demonstrations
  • Grocery store tours