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Helping Kids Get the Nutrients They Need

Nemours Children's registered dietitian nutritionists give kids the fuel to grow up healthy. We help children thrive through nutrition and healthy choices.

Our team works with renowned Nemours specialists in gastroenterology (digestive health), endocrinology (hormones and growth), nephrology (kidney health) and many others. We’re part of nationally and internationally recognized programs for kids with cystic fibrosis, diabetes and inflammatory bowel disease.

We help kids who are in the hospital get the nutrients they need to heal. We also provide outpatient nutrition counseling services and meal planning for children of all ages, health needs and abilities.

Our goal is to improve children’s health through nutrition. That’s why we’re involved in research and prevention activities that help kids with nutrition-related diseases live better. We want your child to be their healthiest, inside and out.

Find Nutrition Support From Nemours

We have many pediatric nutrition specialists and locations — find the care closest to you:

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Conditions & Treatments

We see a wide range of conditions — far too many to list here. The conditions we treat vary depending on the location and providers selected. Don’t see a condition listed? Call us.

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Expert Clinical Nutrition Services for Kids

Our nutrition team helps children who have problems with how they eat or digest food. We also see kids with food allergies, celiac disease, eating disorders and weight issues. Whether your child has a condition that affects growth and development or needs healthy food guidance, we’re here for you.

Delaware Valley/Philadelphia Highlights

  • We’re ranked one of the best in the country. U.S. News & World Report  ranks our pediatric gastroenterology and GI surgery programs, which includes our nutrition team, among the best you can find.
  • Our teach-in kitchen helps you build healthy cooking skills. We offer training and events throughout the year.
  • We’re skilled in advanced medical nutrition therapies. We create custom nutrition plans for kids with medical conditions. We have a lot of experience helping children improve their health during treatment and beyond.
  • We create balanced meal plans that fit your family. Our team works with your family to understand your likes, dislikes and lifestyle. We design meal and snack plans that are healthy and easy to follow.

4,500+

Children we care for each year

24

Registered dietitians on our team

3,059

Video visits with patients

Florida Highlights

  • We’re part of important pediatric research. Ours is one of few pediatric hospitals in Florida part of PEDSnet , a network that researches pediatric diseases. Your child gets the very latest, research-based nutrition therapies.
  • Our teach-in kitchen helps you build healthy cooking skills. We offer training demonstrations and events throughout the year.
  • We offer clinical research trials through the Nemours Center for Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolic Disorders. Our team is part of important research and clinical trials in diabetes, weight management, growth and nutrition. Your child gets a level of care not available everywhere.
  • We’re skilled in advanced medical nutrition therapies. We create custom nutrition plans for kids with medical conditions. We have a lot of experience helping children improve their health during treatment and beyond.

4,500+

Children we care for each year at Nemours

24

Registered dietitians on our team

3,059

Video visits with patients

Our Highlights

  • We’re skilled in advanced medical nutrition therapies. We create custom nutrition plans for kids with medical conditions. We have a lot of experience helping children improve their health during treatment and beyond.
  • We create balanced meal plans that fit your family. Our team works with your family to understand your likes, dislikes and lifestyle. We design meal and snack plans that are healthy and easy to follow.
  • We educate and support your family. We help you understand how nutrition supports lifelong health and wellness. We’ll show you how to prepare foods and provide recipes to support your child’s nutrition goals.

4,500+

Children we care for each year at Nemours

24

Registered dietitians on our team

3,059

Video visits with patients

Recognized for Our Care

Our nutrition team is part of why Nemours diabetes, cystic fibrosis and inflammatory bowel disease programs are recognized for the highest quality of care.

We Make It Easy With Online Video Visits

For your convenience, families can see a nutrition specialist with our easy-to-use telemedicine option. Whether it’s an introductory conversation, follow up visit, or a discussion about healthy eating, we can often save you travel time with our secure video connection.

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