Jenna Walsh

Jenna Walsh

Jenna Walsh is one of Spencer Hospital’s Registered Dietitian Nutritionists. She graduated from Iowa State University and completed her dietetic internship at various locations throughout northwest Iowa, including Spencer Hospital. She currently works as an outpatient dietitian providing individualized nutrition therapy to patients of various health concerns such as diabetes, heart disease, weight loss goals, and cancer patients. Jenna truly believes that nutrition plays an important role in patient’s health and is passionate about teaching lifelong eating habits to achieve overall health and wellbeing to her patients.

Blog/Article posts by this Author:

  • Fueling for Back to School - Nutrition for Energy & Brainpower

    The days of summer are dwindling, and the school supplies have hit the shelves. It is time to start getting in the “back-to-school” mode. Treat this new school year as a way to boost your nutrition and provide excellent “brain” food for your kids. Both parents and children can learn a few simple tips for making sure this school year successful. Focus on these four suggestions and you'll be fueling your body to learn to your best ability.

  • Grilling Season

    Spring has sprung! With the weather being warmer, it's finally my favorite time of the year – Grilling season. What a perfect opportunity to bring cooking outdoors, while still enjoying quick, yet healthful, meals. Here some simple tips to make this grilling season more beneficial for your health.

  • Eating for Better Heart Health

    The month of February is dedicated to focusing on heart health; however, these suggestions can be helpful year long. Diet plays a major role in cardiovascular health, and good health, in general. As a dietitian, here are some of the tips I frequently share with patients on what to eat for better heart health.

  • That's a Wrap on Dinner

    Often, this question is one of the most difficult decisions of your day. Finding a meal that is quick enough to whip up in less than 30 minutes, simple enough that you don't have to spend time doing additional work after a long day, and customizable to fit your family's entire needs.

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