Joan Avolio, R.D., L.D.N.
Undergraduate: The Pennsylvania State University, BS in Nutrition
Internship: The Medical College of Virginia
Joan lives in the North Hills with her husband, Pat and their two children. She enjoys outdoor activities and spending time with her family.
This is where we will inform you of upcoming events. There are no events at this time.
Medical Nutrition Therapy-a way of treating medical conditions based on nutrition. This includes assessment of an individual’s nutritional status and needs, development of a meal plan, education on diet specifics, and monitoring for results.
Conditions include Overweight, Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome, Elevated Lipids, Diabetes, Underweight, Food Allergies, Celiac Disease, Eating Disorders, and Sports Nutrition as well as many others.
Please contact your insurance carrier for questions concerning coverage.
In an effort to simplify nutrition messages, the Food Pyramid has recently been replaced by “My Plate”. The key message for all is to include fruits and vegetables daily so they cover one half of your plate at a meal. For more information go to: www.chooseMyPlate.gov
Did you know that kids should get at least 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous active play every day? This can include biking, swimming, jumping (rope or on the trampoline) and almost any sport. For more information go to: www.letsmove.gov
Arcadia Division, Nutrition Office
9795 Perry Highway
Wexford, PA 15090
1-4 PM (by appointment)