Outpatient Nutrition

Personalized Nutrition Assessment and Education

Good nutrition is an important part of your health and healing, and can be at the root of some medical problems. At Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center, you have access to a registered dietitian who provides outpatient nutrition assessment and education tailored to your needs.

Medical nutrition consultation is available for many conditions, and is arranged by referral from your physician. Our services include nutritional management for:

  • Food allergies/intolerances
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Weight management/obesity
  • Eating disorders
  • Malnutrition/poor weight gain
  • Healthy eating education
  • Digestive disorders
  • Heart disease
  • Liver disease
  • Kidney disease
  • Mineral deficiencies

Our nutrition services are available for adults and children. Your appointment should be scheduled and approved through your physician’s written referral, which should include your diagnosis, reason for consultation and insurance pre-authorization, if needed.

Outpatient Nutrition Services are located on the hospital campus at:
Fountain Valley Regional Hospital
East Tower, First Floor
11250 Warner Avenue
Fountain Valley, CA 92708

For further information, please contact the dietitian at (714) 966-7233. To schedule an appointment, please call (833) 266-5387.

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Recipe – Ants on a Log Variations

Add some creativity to your snacking to hold off those mid-morning or mid-afternoon hunger slumps. Mix and match ingredients by choosing from each category or making upcucumber 659x519 your own!

Base (Log) Options 

• Celery (approx. 3-4” long)
• Carrot stick (approx. 3-4” long)
• Cucumber (approx. 3-4” long)
• Banana
• Apple slice

Filling Options  

• Peanut butter
• Other nut butters such as almond, sunflower, cashew
• Low fat cream cheese or cottage cheese
• Hummus
• Dip
• Yogurt

Topping (Ants) Options  

• Raisins
• Dried cranberries or cherries (fire ants!)
• Nuts, such as pecans, almonds or pine nuts
• Sunflower seeds


1. Create a base with a flat top. Celery can be filled as is, but a carrot, cucumber or banana will need to be sliced in half lengthwise.
2. Spread the filling on the base.
3. Put toppings on the filling.