Nutrition services offered in Financial District, New York, NY

Proper nutrition is the key to maintaining superior health and wellness and reducing your risk of medical problems. In the Financial District of Manhattan in New York City, board-certified internal medicine physician Ora Pearlstein, MD, offers SENS Solution® nutrition services to improve your nutritional status and overall well-being. Call her office to schedule an appointment or book online today.

Nutrition Q & A

What is medical nutrition?

Nutrition plans with Dr. Pearlstein consist of customized meal plans and compassionate health coaching sessions. She uses SENS Solution® to identify unhealthy lifestyle behavior patterns, help you set realistic goals, and develop an ongoing plan to adopt healthier habits.

Dr. Pearlstein offers motivational interviewing, behavior modification techniques, and more to help you make the changes in your life needed to maintain a healthy weight and look and feel your best.

What are the benefits of exceptional nutrition plans?

Some of the main benefits you can expect by choosing medical nutrition with Dr. Pearlstein include:

  • Low risk of nutritional deficiencies
  • More energy
  • Healthier body weight
  • Reduced body fat
  • More lean body mass
  • Reduced risk of chronic diseases
  • Improved disease management
  • Healthier hair, skin, and nails
  • Better cognition 
  • Improved athletic performance 

Good nutrition can improve your overall quality of life and lessen your chance of medical problems, saving you time and money in the long run.

What should I expect during nutrition consultations?

During nutrition consultations with Dr. Pearlstein, she often completes the following:

Vital signs check

Dr. Pearlstein checks your vital signs, including your blood pressure and pulse. She also weighs you and evaluates your body mass index (BMI).

Medical history review

During a medical history review, Dr. Pearlstein asks about your personal and family history of disease, possible symptoms, medications, usual diet and exercise habits, and more.

Physical exam

Dr. Pearlstein completes a physical exam to evaluate your overall health, looking for signs of possible medical problems.

Diagnostic testing

Dr. Pearlstein might order blood tests, heart-function tests, or other diagnostic tests to detect nutritional deficiencies or chronic diseases.

Nutrition plan development 

Dr. Pearlstein personalizes each nutrition plan based on your lifestyle, health, BMI, and chronic disease risk factors. She develops a customized diet and exercise plan and may suggest you take dietary supplements.

How often should I schedule medical nutrition appointments?

After receiving a nutrition plan from Dr. Pearlstein, follow up with her periodically to ensure the plan works as designed. You might see her weekly, monthly, or less often. Call Dr. Pearlstein’s office if you have questions about your nutrition plan.

To learn more about medical nutrition with Dr. Ora Pearlstein, call her office or use the online booking feature today.