Nutrition is the fuel of life and we must get the most out of what we eat. Unfortunately, lifestyle changes have led to unhealthy eating habits and food choices. Furthermore, we know that by making poor food/lifestyle choices our health is negatively affected and can lead to serious chronic diseases.
This is a service within the Health Department that provides current and reliable nutrition information for all Saint Louis City residents. Active since 2005, Nutrition Services employees 3 registered dietitians and 2 student nutritionists.
The mission of Nutrition Services is to promote good health and lifestyle practices that will reduce the incidence of chronic disease and obesity in the City of Saint Louis through the provision of targeted nutrition and health education messages. The target population is all City residents of every age and ethnicity.