Nutrition Specialists and Registered Dietitians. Highly trained and experienced. Personalized nutrition plans. Athletes with Diabetes. Enhance performance. Reduce injury.
Our Performance Nutrition Specialists and Registered Dietitians at Bellin Health are highly trained and experienced in providing personalized nutrition plans to meet the unique needs of each individual.
We understand that nutrition plays a crucial role in athletic performance. That's why our specialists work closely with athletes to develop customized meal plans that are tailored to their specific goals and dietary needs. We take into consideration factors such as training intensity, body composition, and sport-specific demands to create a nutrition plan that maximizes performance and recovery.
For athletes with diabetes, our Performance Nutrition Specialists are well-versed in managing blood sugar levels and optimizing nutrition to support athletic endeavors. We provide guidance on carbohydrate counting, insulin management, and meal timing to ensure stable blood sugar levels during training and competition.
Our services extend beyond individual athletes to entire teams. We offer team nutrition workshops and educational sessions to equip coaches, trainers, and athletes with the knowledge and tools they need to make informed nutrition choices. By promoting a culture of healthy eating within teams, we aim to enhance performance, reduce the risk of injuries, and improve overall team dynamics.
At Bellin Health, we believe that nutrition is not just about fueling the body, but also about nourishing the mind. Our Performance Nutrition Specialists are passionate about educating athletes on the importance of proper nutrition and its impact on mental well-being. We provide guidance on incorporating brain-boosting foods and nutrients into their diets to enhance focus, concentration, and overall cognitive function.
Whether you are a competitive athlete, a recreational enthusiast, or someone looking to improve their overall health, Bellin Health's Performance Nutrition program is here to help you reach your goals. Our dedicated team of Registered Dietitians are committed to providing evidence-based nutrition strategies that will optimize your athletic performance and enhance your overall well-being.
Athletes with Diabetes
A 90-minute consultation is designed for athletes and athletic individuals that may struggle with episodes of hyperglycemia (high blood sugar) due to mode or intensity of exercise, adrenaline, hormones, and other stressors. The individualized program will help you begin to exercise, return to your preferred exercise program, or improve your overall athletic performance with sport specific training.
Bellin Health continues to lead the evolution of sports medicine and now provides the only sports diabetes program for people with type 1 diabetes in the region.
- Additional training sessions upon request
- Comprehensive review of a take home nutrition, blood glucose, and activity tracking log prior to sport specific evaluation
- Determination and recommendation of appropriate nutritional intake before, during, and after activity
- One sport specific evaluation session with heart rate and glucose monitoring using predetermined blood glucose levels from review
- Navigation to diabetic management care team
- Nutritional consultation
Ask your provider for a physical therapy referral to our program for further assessment to see if you are a candidate.
Please call (920) 430-4890 for pricing as health insurance coverage may apply and may vary.
Medical Nutrition Therapy Consultation
A 60-minute one-on-one consultation is designed for athletes and active individuals seeking to prevent, manage and treat chronic medical conditions (such as diabetes, obesity, anemia, food allergies, high cholesterol, celiac disease and others). Our Performance Nutrition Specialist will evaluate your nutrition and health factors, and then create a customized nutrition strategy.
- Counsel athletes struggling with eating disorders (anorexia, bulimia, binge eating, etc.)
- Create nutrition and supplementation strategies to correct nutrient deficiencies (e.g. iron deficiency anemia)
- Create nutrition plans for reducing cholesterol and high blood pressure
- Develop nutrition plans for athletes with diabetes
- Nutrition therapy for athletes suffering from gastrointestinal issues such as IBS or gluten sensitivity
Performance Nutrition Consultation
A 60-minute one-on-one consultation with our Performance Nutrition Specialist will evaluate your nutrition and then create a strategy to attain your individual performance and nutrition goals.
- Assess energy and nutrient needs (protein, carbohydrates and fat) for peak performance
- Assess hydration needs and create individualized hydration plans
- Create customized fueling plans for sport-specific goals
- Create pre-exercise, during exercise and post-exercise fueling plans
- Plan meals designed to decrease body fat or increase lean body mass
- Provide guidance on sports nutrition supplements
Sports Nutrition Presentations
At no cost, Bellin Health offers an array of Sports Nutrition presentations for athletes and teams of any ability.
These presentations include:
- Building Performance Enhancing Meals & Snacks
- Eating for Heart Health
- Fueling Pre-Exercise and Post-Exercise
- Grocery Shopping for Peak Performance
- Guidance on Macro & Micronutrients (carbohydrates, protein, fat, vitamins and minerals)
- Hydration Strategies
- Optimize Your Nutrition
- Nutrition for Diabetes
- Performance Nutrition 101
- Sports supplements
- Sport-Specific Presentations (soccer, football, baseball, basketball, wrestling, track, etc.)
- Tournament Fueling