OAHS Welcomes Amanda Berckes, Registered Dietitian

We are excited to welcome registered dietitian, Amanda Berckes, to Ortonville Area Health Services. Amanda grew up In Wilmot, SD, and now lives in Canby, MN, with her husband, Ted. She attended South Dakota State University and earned a B.S. in Dietetics and M.S. in Nutrition & Exercise Sciences.

“I pursued the field of dietetics and nutritional sciences because of my fascination with nutrition and passion for helping others,” Amanda said. “The foods we eat play such a big role in the way our bodies function and feel! I am excited to motivate people to make positive changes towards a healthy lifestyle and reach their health and nutrition goals!”

Amanda will provide Medical Nutrition Therapy for a wide variety of diseases and conditions such as cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, GI disorders, oncology, food allergies, nutritional support, pulmonary disease, renal disease, weight management, eating disorders, and nutritional support.

Medical Nutrition Therapy includes a comprehensive nutrition assessment, planning and implementation of a nutrition intervention using evidenced-based nutrition guidelines, and monitoring and evaluation of an individual’s progress over subsequent visits.

If you are interested in Medical Nutrition Therapy please call Northside Medical Clinic at 320-839-6157 or talk with your Primary Care Provider.