Note: On July 1, 2019, the nutrition clinic transitioned its operations from KU HealthPartners, Inc. to KU School of Health Professions faculty clinical practice.

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Who we are

The Nutrition Clinic brings researchers from the KU Department of Dietetics and Nutrition together to serve the local community in a way that has never existed before.

Using the latest technology and one-on-one coaching, the staff at KU Medical Center aim to assist clients in improving and maintaining good health. This is achieved primarily through body assessments and nutritional education to increase one's knowledge of how the human body and food interact.

Our services

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The Nutrition Clinic offers comprehensive sports nutrition evaluations to athletes of all ages and types.

We believe losing weight and maintaining the weight loss comes from a lifestyle change, not a fad diet, and will work with you to overcome challenges or barriers that might have prevented you from being successful in the past.

  • Experienced registered dietitians provide strategies to help you meet weight loss goals and develop life-long habits for success

  • Specialized diet plans developed to meet individual needs

  • Evidence-based practices utilized for weight loss

The centerpiece of the clinic is the Bod Pod: a highly specialized piece of equipment used to measure body composition. With precise, whole-body capabilities, it provides clients with a much more detailed picture of body composition compared with, for example, the traditional scale. By reading data such as fat percentage, total fat mass, and lung volume, the Bod Pod provides detailed information about how activity and eating habits affect body composition.

The Nutrition Clinic at KU Medical Center is one of the few places offering access to the Bod Pod by the general public.

What is the Bod Pod and why is it used?

See the Bod Pod in action in the video clip below:

The Nutrition Clinic is located at the KU Medical Center and is managed by KU HealthPartners, Inc., a clinical enterprise operated by the University of Kansas School of Health Professions and School of Nursing.

Considering a visit? Please review some helpful information for clients.

Important Notice

The nutrition clinic is not accepting appointments from the community at this time. It is not yet known when services will become available again. Updates will be provided here when they are available.

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KU HealthPartners, Inc. and its clinics are committed to equal opportunity and nondiscrimination in all programs and services, and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion or creed, sex, including marital status, national origin or ancestry, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, gender expression and gender identity. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity and Access,, 1246 W. Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS, 66045, (785) 864-6414, 711 TTY.

Reasonable accommodations are available upon request.

KU HealthPartners, Inc.
Mail Stop 1068
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160

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Nutrition Clinic at KU Medical Center
3901 Rainbow Blvd.
Kansas City, KS 66160