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 Amy Gross RD, LDN

Amy Gross RD, LDN

Portrait Health Centers
175 E Hawthorn Parkway
Suite 235
Vernon Hills, ILLINOIS 60061

Specialties: Including but not limited to prenatal and postpartum nutrition, gestational diabetes, breastfeeding support, pediatric nutrition, adult and pediatric weight loss and management, weight gain, mindful eating, healthy eating, plant-based diet, vegetarian/vegan diets, eating disorders, gastrointestinal disorders, diabetes/prediabetes, heart disease, high cholesterol, medical nutrition therapy, sports nutrition, celiac disease and gluten intolerance, food allergies and intolerances, geriatric nutrition, grocery store tours and shopping, menu planning, & general nutrition counseling Amy holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from the University of Michigan as well as a Master of Public Health in Human Nutrition from the University of Michigan School of Public Health. Her dietetic internship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital provided unique opportunities including pediatric cholesterol counseling and healthy recipe adjustments with the Meal Makeover Moms. Before relocating to Illinois, Amy worked for several years at the nationally renowned NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, specializing in maternal, behavioral health, cardiac and surgical nutrition. Additionally, she has been an internationally board certified lactation consultant (IBCLC) since 2013. Nutrition is not a one-size-fits-all field. Amy works with individuals and families to determine the best approach to your unique nutritional concerns. She can help you discover flavorful, nutritious foods that work within your life and budget. She also understands that no step is too small on the path to a healthier you. In her spare time, Amy can be found adventuring with her husband and daughter, savoring produce from her garden, crafting and reading.

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Prenatal Nutrition
  • Cholesterol Management
  • Weight Management
  • Food Safety
  • Eating Disorders
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Food Allergies
  • Community Nutrition
  • Postpartum Nutrition
  • Alcoholism/Substance Abuse
  • Hypertension
  • General Nutrition, Wellness
  • GI/Digestive Disorders
  • Healthy Eating
  • Childhood Obesity
  • Vegetarianism
  • Renal Nutrition
  • Diabetes, Hypoglycemia
  • Cancer/Oncology
  • Heart Disease
  • Public Speaking, Lecturing
  • Pediatric Nutrition
  • Vitamins, Minerals, Supplements
  • Celiac Disease, Gluten-Free Diets
  • Lactation Nutrition/Breast Feeding
  • Dieting

University of Michigan

Focus Age

All ages

Payment Methods

All payment types accepted

Insurance Taken

Aetna Aetna of IL BCBS of Illinois Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Cross Blue Shield of IL Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois BlueCross and/or BlueShield Cigna Empire BlueCross Horizon Healthcare Humana Medicaid Medicare Multiplan Optum Ou

  • Registered with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
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