Gail Flanagan, MS, RD
Gail Flanagan is a registered dietitian with a Masters of Science in applied physiology and nutrition from Columbia University. She is a member of both the American Dietetic Association and the Greater New York Dietetic Association. Ms. Flanagan was an athletic scholarship recipient and varsity athlete while obtaining a Bachelor of Science from Arizona State University. She still competes on a national level as an amateur golfer and is a masters swimmer as well as a triathlete.
Ms. Flanagan made significant changes to her diet ten years ago and this has helped her to achieve many of her goals as a golfer, swimmer and triathlete. She has also found that being fit and eating right improves energy levels and helps individuals make the right decisions to perform more effectively in every aspect of their lives.
Ms. Flanagan has worked with numerous professional and amateur athletes as well as patients requiring clinical nutrition for diabetes control and prevention, obesity, eating disorders, IBS, hypertension and cardio-vascular disease. She has also counseled numerous individuals to help them gain or lose weight as necessary to achieve and maintain their goal body weight.
Initial Nutrition Consultation: Review patientís health information, anthropometric data,
diet recall, and nutritional concerns. Nutritional recommendations and dietary suggestions provided.
Comprehensive Nutrition Follow-Up: Nutritional recommendations and dietary suggestions are provided in a customized binder for the patient to follow and use as a guide to reach their nutritional goals. The patientís basal energy expenditure (BEE) is also determined which is the amount of calories required daily to maintain their weight. A recommendation on caloric intake is provided based on the patientís body weight goals and their BEE.
Additional Nutrition Follow-Up: Review of dietary progress and lifestyle changes. Alternative suggestions provided as necessary. Additional dietary recommendations provided.
Nutritional Analysis Follow-Up: Nutritional analysis of typical dietary intake is
provided with a comprehensive breakdown of macro- and micro-nutrient levels.
Meal Planning: Nutrition consultation to provide exacting guidelines for a daily nutrition action plan of three meals and snacks. This session is particularly effective for the individual who wants to be very diligent about following nutritional recommendations.
For further information about a nutrition counseling session, email Gail Flanagan at GF@GailFlanagan.com or contact Duke Chiropractic. Ms. Flanagan is available for private nutrition consultations at Duke Chiropractic by appointment.