Nutrition counseling consult

Megan Ryder, RDN, CSO, LD

Payson Center for Cancer Care

Nutrition Counseling

You know healthy eating is important but with so many foods choices today, it's difficult to know which foods are the healthiest. Nutrition counseling Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) can help you whether your goal is to feel good, manage your weight or eat to prevent and manage health conditions. In fact, it's proven that people who see dietitians are more successful with accomplishing lifestyle changes. When you have medical nutrition needs or want to learn healthier eating habits, turn to the expert guidance of Concord Hospital RDNS for nutrition counseling services.


  • Cancer
  • Celiac disease
  • Children with failure to thrive
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Diabetes
  • Eating disorders
  • Gastric bypass
  • Gastrointestinal disorders
  • High blood pressure
  • Pre-diabetes
  • Pregnancy


  • Adult and pediatric weight management
  • Home tube feeding
  • Home Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN)
  • Lipid management

Nutrition Experts

Concord Hospital RDNs are certified by the American Academy of Food and Nutrition receiving specialty training in these focused nutrition areas: adult weight management, pediatrics, diabetes, lipid management, and chronic kidney disease. Additionally, our board-certified specialist in oncology nutrition provides nutrition counseling to Payson Center for Cancer Care patients through the HOPE Resource Center.

Medical Nutrition Therapy

Medical nutrition therapy is linked to improved health, reduced risk of disease, lowers hospitalizations and medication cost. Most commercial insurances include a nutrition benefit.

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Inpatient Nutrition Services

If you require nutrition services while hospitalized, a nutritional professional will see you in the patient care unit where you're being treated for your illness, injury or surgery. Addressing your nutritional needs during a Hospital stay is the focus of our inpatient nutrition services.

Healthy Eating

Visit our online health library for information about nutrition for health conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, food allergies, digestive problems, and eating disorders. 

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Nutrition Classes at Center for Health Promotion

Nutrition Classes at Concord Hospital Center for Health Promotion

When you're seeking nutrition education offered in a group setting, turn to the RDNs at Concord Hospital Center for Health Promotion. The Center's experts lead nutrition classes and offer cooking demonstrations plus provide one-on-one nutrition counseling for weight management.

Upcoming Classes & Events

  • Jan
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Learn about low carbs, slow carbs and other important facts about dietary carbohydrates.
  • Jan
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Does exercise help you lose weight? If you exercise in the morning, can you eat more in the evening? Answers to these questions and more in this class.
  • Jan
    5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    Learn about olive oil and some powerful health benefits you can derive.
  • Jan
    9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    Learn how to choose healthy foods with the help of a registered dietitian on this guided supermarket tour.