Nutrition Services

CFHC is focused on patients’ nutritional and lifestyle needs. We have a dedicated, licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist that offers nutrition and lifestyle care for you such as:

  • It All Starts with You
  • (Individualized Lifestyle-Nutrition Plans)
    • Self-Paced Change/Self-Determined
  • Lifestyle Goals
    • Celebrating Your Lifestyle
  • Change Successes
    • Scheduling to Best Meet Your
  • Time Demands
    • Overcome Cholesterol Hurdles
    • Learn to Manage your Weight
    • Keeping Diabetes Under Controlan appointment

Downloadable Recipes
Apple Bread Pudding
Black Bean Queso Wrap
Chipotle Black Bean Burger
Easy Peach Crisp
“Boo” nana Pops
Quick Skillet Lasagna
Strawberry Planks
Vegetarian Quesadilla 

Monthly Teaching Kitchen Newsletter

​Central Florida Health Care welcomes you to join our monthly “Teaching Kitchen from a Distance” newsletter.

  • Learn how to make healthy meals the whole family will love–because the more we know, the better we feel!

Teaching Kitchen:
Do want this on the website “for now” with the TK continuing to be on pause (C19) and with an increased focus on increasing patient education & counseling productivity? Our innovative Teaching Kitchen gives patients and families an opportunity to learn healthy habits and take a healthier approach to a balanced diet. In this newsletter your family will learn about:

  • Serving sizes, balanced meals, whole food, and cooking safety
  • Cooking skills and recipe preparation
  • Meal Planning and shopping for healthy foods on any budget
  • Reading and understanding nutrition labels
  • Healthy eating while dining out or traveling
  • Making healthy delicious at the same time


Nutrition Resources and Facts


Food Allergy Facts and Tips

Top 8 food allergies:

  • Peanuts
  • Tree nuts
  • Milk
  • Wheat
  • Egg
  • Soy
  • Fish
  • Crustacean shellfish


Signs and Symptoms
Symptoms can include:

  • Wheezing
  • Trouble breathing
  • Coughing
  • Hoarseness
  • Throat tightness
  • Belly pain
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea


Allergen Labels
FDA food allergen label laws require foods to state if they contain any of the top 8 food allergens (listed above). Caution: some food products, such as medical food or supplements, are not required by law to list whether their product contains these allergies. If you do not see allergies listed on the food product label, it is important to read the ingredients on the product label with may list any of these allergens


​​Is it a food allergy?
Using a food diary can be helpful when a certain food is a suspected trigger of anaphylaxis. In the food diary, record all foods or beverages consumed, including condiments, and any related symptoms which were experienced and at what time of the day these symptoms occurred. Your doctor will use this recorded information to help determine if there is a potential food allergy.


​​Is it a food allergy?
If your child has a food allergy, the allergist will help you create a treatment plan which usually means avoiding the allergen and all the foods that contain it, food label reading, medication to treat any symptoms (such as antihistamines or epinephrine auto-injectors), and calling 911 as warranted.