Dr. Phillip Garcia, double-board certified facial and reconstructive surgeon, and his team of aestheticians and nurse injectors at Garcia Facial Plastic Surgery offer dietary services to residents throughout Ponte Vedra, St. Augustine and Jacksonville who are struggling with their weight loss goals.
What are Dietary Services at Garcia Facial Plastic Surgery?
At Garcia Facial Plastic Surgery our dietary services include everything you need to set and achieve your weight loss goals. We get it. Sometimes diet and exercise don’t work. There may be many reasons for that, but we believe education and a clear plan can make all the difference. From planning and meal prep to tackling hurdles in the grocery store and lunch plans, our dietary services can help you finally lose those extra pounds.
About our Registered Dietitian
Our registered dietitian, Melissa Timonere, has been practicing for 14 years. Her main focus is weight loss, medical nutrition therapy and wellness. She is versed in helping all age groups –from infants to the elderly. She loves helping everyone achieve their weight loss and nutrition goals. When those goals are met, people gain a sense of achievement and satisfaction. This helps with confidence, which in turn, helps those to achieve other goals in their life. Witnessing that kind of transformation in someone is astounding. When nutritional eating is practiced, you are likely to have a healthier and longer life. That is our goal in these dietary services.
Dietary Services Menu
Our diertary services include the following essential steps:
This one-hour nutrition assessment will cover the roadmap to your transformation. Set goals and reach them safely with a diet and lifestyle plan that is specifically designed for your individual needs.
Medical Weight Loss Prescriptive Therapy Evaluation
After your nutritional consultation, you may be eligible for prescription therapy. Our board-certified Physician Assistant, Joni Ricketts PAC will perform a history and physical exam, as well as medical clearance, and prescribe a weight loss medication if necessary.
At this appointment, you will follow up on goals, address questions or concerns and make adequate changes to reach your goals. With our team’s support, we will help you achieve your goals. The follow-up lasts between 30 minutes and one hour.
The supermarket tour will help you become supermarket savvy. You will learn how to read nutrition and ingredient labels, which areas to avoid in the supermarket, and on which areas to concentrate.
Your pantry is the foundation for eating healthy. The pantry makeover includes determining which groceries to keep and which to get rid of in order to meet your goals.
Recipe Revision & Analysis
Have a recipe you love but know it’s not the best for you? Now you can have that recipe revised, so you’re still eating to reach your goals. You will still get to eat your favorite foods! We will also analyze the recipe, educate you on the amount of calories, protein, fat, and carbohydrates you’re getting per serving.
Garcia Facial Plastic Surgery is the leading facial plastic surgery center on the First Coast. As a double board-certified facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon, specializing solely in cosmetic facial procedures, Dr. Phillip Garcia provides his North Florida patients with exceptional skills and results that last. For more information about our dietary services, contact us at one of our five convenient locations in Jacksonville (Town Center), Avondale, Julington Creek, Fleming Island or Palm Coast.