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Learn how to menu plan to lose weight

Duke Diet and Fitness Center offers an unmatched healthy dining experience for guests. Each meal plan is designed with you in mind, offering only the best quality nutrition, color, and presentation with astonishing control on calories. An emphasis on local and natural ingredients, nutritional balance, and the ever-sought wow factor, our Executive Chef delivers time and time again.

Our registered dietitians will teach you how to menu plan.

  • Conduct a thorough nutrition assessment to develop an understanding of your weight history, dietary needs and challenges you face at home
  • Collaborate with you to develop a meal plan that you enjoy and that safely and effectively supports your weight-loss goals 
  • Ensure your meal plan accommodates dietary needs, e.g. food allergies, vegetarian/vegan, celiac disease/gluten intolerance, Kosher and lactose intolerance
  • Check in with you each week to answer questions and help you address issues as you move through the program
Because our goal is to set you up for success, long-term, our program features classes and demonstrations that give you the food- and street-smarts to continue working toward your weight-loss goals at home.
*Individual results may vary


Healthy Meal Offerings

Low-Carb Menu Plan


1/3 cup berries or cantaloupe (optional)

3-egg omelet w/ ½ cup vegetables

2 tbsp monterey jack cheese




Lime-Honey-Glazed chicken thigh

½ cup green bean almondine(½ oz sliced almonds)

salad bar

2 tbsp cheddar cheese 



Turkey meatball

½ cup marinara

1 cup spaghetti squash

½ cup spinach

2 tbsp parmesan cheese

Low-Fat Menu Plan



Canadian bacon and cheddar quiche

½ cup skim milk

fruit serving



Lime-honey-glazed chicken thigh

½ cup black bean salad

½ cup green bean almondine

fruit serving



¾ cup Bolognese sauce

1 cup pasta

½ cup ratatouille

Italian ice

Bring The DFC Home With You

To further encourage your success after Duke Diet and Fitness Center, we offer Dietitian on Demand (DOD), our at-home, remote nutrition support program for residential-style program alumni. Offered in one-, three- and six-month options, DOD includes:
  • Weekly, biweekly or monthly contacts either by phone or video conference with your DOD dietitian 
  • Review and discussion of your food record with your DOD dietitian
  • The ability to tailor the DOD program to your needs

Take the First Step Today.

Whether you have questions about the Duke Diet and Fitness Center or are ready to take the next step into lifelong wellness, we’d love to hear from you. Call us at 800-235-3853 or fill out the below form. One of our team members will be in touch with you shortly to answer your questions or get you started.  
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With more than 40-year years of experience in delivering wellness and weight loss programs, the Duke Diet and Fitness Center has established itself as one of the leading weight loss and total body health destinations for health conscious individuals seeking a residential style health program focused on natural weight loss.

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