Individual appointments with a Registered Dietitian are available with a medical provider’s referral. Nutrition appointments are available at Riverwood Aitkin clinic. For more information, call (218) 927-8281.


Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT): Provide support and education for various nutritional needs, such as GERD, weight management, low cholesterol/fat, low sodium, renal disease, food allergies/sensitivities, Chron’s disease/IBS, decreased nutrition support, home tube feedings, diabetes/meal planning/carbohydrate counting, pre-diabetes and nutrition support.

Adult Intensive Behavioral Therapy (IBT) Program: A weight loss support program for adults with a BMI of 30 or greater. This program provides up to 22 visits with the Registered Dietitian.

Food Rx: We are excited to announce the Riverwood Connects: Food Rx program. The Food Rx Program will be providing patients and families access to fresh fruits and vegetables. The Food Rx program will provide qualifying participant with Community Support Agriculture (CSA) Shares and Riverwood Connect Bucks to be used at the Aitkin Farmers Market. To learn more about the Food Rx program and to find out if you qualify, please contact Natalie Braden, Outpatient Services Coordinator at or (218) 927-8281 x8281 or CLICK HERE to fill out the online form.

*This is done through a collaborative effort with Aitkin County Public Health, Aitkin County SHIP, and the Aitkin Farmers Hub. 

*This work is/was supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture. 

Our Nutrition Team

Megan Perpich, RD, LD
Melissa Simons Te Slaa, RD, LD

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