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Create your nutrition plan

One of the most important steps on the road to overall wellness is proper nutrition. Our registered dietitian nutritionists (RDNs) will meet with you one-on-one to create a nutrition plan and teach you how to manage chronic conditions.

Conditions include:

  • Overweight or obesity
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Elevated cholesterol
  • High blood pressure (hypertension)
  • Diabetes
  • Arthritis

Nutrition assessment

Your first visit will consist of a 60-minute nutrition assessment. Together, we will review your medical history, lifestyle habits and diet in order to identify areas with opportunity for improvement.

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Nutrition consultation packages

Follow-up visits will help you stay on track and fine-tune your habits over time. Your registered dietitian nutritionist will tailor each follow-up visit to your personal interests as well as nutritional needs. Possible topics covered during follow-up visits include:

  • Nutrition basics
  • Grocery shopping tips and healthy shopping lists
  • Portion control
  • Label reading
  • Cooking tips and recipe ideas
  • Weight loss basics
  • Healthy dining out tips
  • Emotional eating
  • Holiday eating tips
  • Sleep tips and circadian rhythms
  • Weekly meal planner and meal prep tips
  • Chronic pain and anti-inflammatory diet
  • Snacking
  • Fiber
  • Calcium and bone health
  • Sugary drinks
  • Alcohol

Follow-up visits last approximately 30 minutes.

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Ready to begin your journey to overall wellness?

Contact one of our registered dietitian nutritionists to get started.

Allison Howland, RDN, LD – Forest Acres location

Allison.Howland@PalmettoHealth.org
3600 Forest Dr., Suite 200
Columbia, SC 29204
Phone: 803-296-9355
Fax: 803-296-9747
Hours: Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

Lightsey Jett, RDN

Lightsey Jett, RDN – Northeast location

Lightsey.Jett@PalmettoHealth.org
101 Business Park Blvd., 2nd Floor (Suite B)
Columbia, SC 29203
Phone: 803-296-9662
Fax: 803-296-9747
Hours: Monday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday, 8:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.

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Our affiliate system

Prisma Health is the largest not-for-profit health organization in South Carolina, serving more than 1.2 million patients annually. Our 30,000 team members are dedicated to supporting the health and well-being of you and your family. Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group will be rebranded at a later date and will continue to operate as a joint venture between the Midlands affiliate and the USC School of Medicine.

Our promise is to: Inspire health. Serve with compassion. Be the difference.

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We are becoming Prisma Health-USC Medical Group