Nutrition

Northside Hospital offers a full range of outpatient weight management and nutrition services designed to help you achieve optimal health and feel your best.  For more information call 404-851-6023.

Individual Consultations

Whether you simply want to learn to eat more healthfully or you have specific dietary requirements, our staff will create an individualized meal plan just for you. 

Services include:

  • Consultations for people interested in learning how to eat more healthfully, understand nutrition labels, and how to incorporate all foods into a healthy eating plan
  • Consultations for people with medical conditions such as gastrointestinal disorders, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, metabolic disorders, cancer or renal disease
  • Consultations for women who are pregnant with singles or multiples, breastfeeding or trying to become pregnant
  • Nutrition Education for Bariatric Surgery - Nutrtionally preparing for surgery includes selecting the appropriate vitamin, mineral and protein supplements, as well as reviewing of post-operative dietary stages and meal planning for appropriate re-feeding.  Bariatric surgery patients also learn about safe portion sizes and common pitfalls. 

New Start, Weight Smart

Are you ready to make a lifestyle change?  Can you dedicate 12 weeks to a program that could impact you for the rest of your life?

Not only does obesity contribute to dangerous conditions such as heart disease and diabetes, but it can also be detrimental to the mental and spiritual health.

Northside Hospital offers 12-week weight loss program to help you lose weight and keep it off.  Our program combines nutrition, behavior and fitness assessments with motivational education sessions designed to help you achieve maximum success.

Our Weight Loss Program includes:

  • 12-week Weight Management Program led by Registered Dietitian, Exercise Physiologist & Behavior Therapist
  • Nutrition & Fitness Assessments
  • Weekly Classes and Weight Checks
  • Lifestyle Assessment
  • Free Weight Loss Manual

Our unique approach places equal emphases on nutrition, exercise, health and lifestyle. Our health care experts (registered dietitians, exercise physiologists and behavior therapists) teach you how to make choices for a healthy lifestyle without the use of pre-packaged foods, diet “shakes” or gimmicks. Learn how to lose weight while eating real food (even in restaurants), the importance of exercise, and how to reduce overeating due to stress.

If your lifestyle allows you to commit to a 12-week program, you can enjoy the benefits of the program by selecting individual classes to attend.

Additional Resources

Northside Hospital Diet Formulary

Recommendations for a Healthy Meal Plan

Healthy Snack Ideas

The Portion Plate

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Northside Hospital – Atlanta
1000 Johnson Ferry Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30342
Phone: (404) 851-6023


Northside Hospital – Cherokee
201 Hospital Road
Canton, GA 30114
Phone: (678) 493-1503


Northside Hospital – Forsyth
1200 Northside Forsyth Drive
Cumming, GA 30041
Phone: (404) 851-6023




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