Nurse Practitioner Evangeline Reyes-Pastorella

Department of Neurosurgery, New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center

Great resource from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the American Dietetic Association). The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ award-winning brings consumers the latest science-based nutrition information. Resources are also available in other languages such as Chinese and Spanish.

Click here to find out about the relationship between what you eat and the following health conditions:


  • Allergies and intolerances 
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes
  • Eating disorders
  • Heart and cardiovascular
  • Kidney disease
  • Overweight and obesity


  • Autism
  • Celiac disease
  • Digestive health
  • Fertility and reproductive health
  • Osteoporosis

A variety of insurance plans cover Medical Nutrition Therapy services provided by Registered Dietitians (RDs).  To get more information about RDs and Medical Nutrition Therapy, follow this link. 

Do you need Medical Nutrition Therapy?

Ask your healthcare provider if you need Medical Nutrition Therapy.  If so, you need a referral. Find out from your insurance how much and what is covered then go back to the website,, to find a registered dietitian nearest you.