Nutritional Counseling

Longfellow Health Center offers both Holistic Nutritional Counseling and Conventional Nutritional Counseling.  Conventional Nutrition is made up of Registered Dietitians (RD's) who typically adhere to government regulated American Dietetic Association guidelines.  They follow these guidelines to teach how to make healthier dietary substitutions and meal plans.  RD's counsel patients on general nutrition and can help to design patient-specific menus. 

Holistic Nutrition does not use numbers such as calorie counting, or endorse one type of diet or specific supplement.  Using real food from nature and natural cleansing methods, Holistic Nutrtion can help you to lose weight, enhance your natural beauty, and prevent & heal sickness and disease. 

Holistic Nutritional Counseling

The main focus for Holisitc Nutrition is to:

  •  Re-Calibrate your body to find balance
  •  Learn to listen to cues from your body to know what it's missing
  •  Optimize digestion to ensure you are absorbing nutrients to enhance beauty, lose weight, and prevent/heal disease.

Holistic Nutritionist, Kelly Megna, BS, CNC, can work with the following (but not limited to):

Allergies, Auto Immune Diseases, Body Odor/Profuse Sweating, Bowel Issues, Cancer Prevention, Cardiovascular Health, Celiac Disease and/or Gluten Intolerance, Cellulite, Chronic and Acute Illnesses, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Dandruff, Detoxing and Cleansing, Digestive Health, Enhancing Natural Beauty, Fibromyalgia, Food Allergies/Intolerance, Fungal/Yeast/Parasitic Infection, General Fatigue, Hair/Skin/Nails health, Increase Vitality, Immune Dysfunction, Inflammation, Menopause Issues, Nutrient Deficiencies, Oral Health, PMS, Sinusitis, Thyroid Issues, Vegan/Vegetarian/Raw food diet, Weight loss, and many more.

Heal yourself through food and let your body shine for you!

Insurance Matters

Holistic Nutritional Counseling is not reimbursable by insurance.  However, these services may be payable through your Health Savings Account (HSA) or Flexible Spending Account (FSA).  Please contact your HSA/FSA account manager for confirmation. 

*Kelly now counsels patients over Skype in addition to face-to-face meetings.


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Conventional Nutritional Counseling

Weight Loss, Lowering Cholesterol and Blood Pressure Counseling

Most of today's major disease processes (high blood pressure, high cholesterol, cancer, diabetes, etc.) prey silently. The practice of modern medicine is swinging to prevention with a large component focusing on the diet. Our nutritionists (registered and licensed dietitians) can help tailor an eating strategy that not only meets your individual needs, but also fits into your busy lifestyle. Nutritional counseling, offered in 30, 45, or 60 minute individual sessions can help you lose weight, lower your cholesterol, decrease your blood pressure, improve your athletic performance, and allow you to feel more energetic.

Insurance Matters

Conventional Nutritional Counseling health-care benefits may be available to you.  We are participating providers with most major insurance companies including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Tufts, Aetna, Cigna, Medicare, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and others.  Please call us to get specific information regarding your insurance company's benefits at this office.


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