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Nutrition and Wellness

We know that committing to a healthy lifestyle can be tough - that's why UI Health is here to help. Our bariatricians and dietitians are among Chicago's top experts in developing individualized nutrition and weight-management treatment plans.

At UI Health, we understand nutrition and wellness on a personal level, and we're committed to helping you achieve your goals. The Nutrition & Wellness Center at UI Health offers a team of experts in health and nutrition, along with the latest health information and technology. We'll work with you to establish goals and find the treatment plan that works for you.

Weight management means keeping your body weight healthy with regular exercise and a good diet. The scope of a medical weight management practice is to look at your nutrition intake and medical risk factors associated with weight.

Scientific studies show that obesity results from a combination of genetic influences and lifestyle patterns that may lead to serious medical problems, including diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, sleep apnea, and osteoarthritis. Our weight management programs are physician-monitored and designed to improve health through sustained weight loss, based on reasonable long-term goals.