Services & Specialties

Nutrition

Your child's everyday diet can play an important role in the function of the brain. At NJPNI, our pediatric nutritionist can help craft a diet that maximizes brain function. Specially-designed diets may also help to alleviate symptoms of ADHD and headaches in some patients.

Why see our Pediatric Nutritionist?

A Pediatric Dietitian, also called a Pediatric Nutritionist, offers a child-centered approach specializing in dietary needs of growing infants and children. Heather will perform comprehensive assessments about your child's health and growth, and use that information to provide personalized nutrition advice.

Helping your child every step of the way

Heather will share meal plans and recipes, give you tips and techniques; and help your child thrive through the transformative power of food and nutrition. Heather's focus is in the area of food science and dietetics. She also specializes in dietary weight management, neurology, and gastroenterology.

Heather Specializes in Neurologic Nutrition

  • ADHD Diets
  • Autism Diets
  • Headache Diets
  • Anti-Inflammatory Diets
  • Group Sessions

Benefits of Nutrition

  • Improve health and quality of life
  • Decrease irritability and spasticity
  • Increase alertness
  • Enhance developmental progress
  • Improve mental health

Check out Heather's bio page

Heather Marretta, RDN Bio Page

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Follow Heather on her Instagram account @TheBrainyDietitian for recipes and tips!

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NOTICE: This website is for informational purposes only and is not intended as medical advice or as a substitute for a patient/physician relationship.

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NJPNI does not exclude, deny benefits to, or otherwise discriminate against any person on the grounds of race, color, or national origin, or on the basis of disability or age in admission to, participation in, or receipt of the services and benefits of any of its programs and activities or in employment therein. This statement is in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and Regulations of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued pursuant to the Acts, Title 45 Code of Federal Regulations part 80, 84, and 91.

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