Nutrition Services

The Registered Dietitians (RD) at Cottage Health are food and nutrition experts and leaders in the field of dietetics. Each RD is credentialed through the Commission on Dietetic Registration and holds at minimum a Bachelor’s degree. Several RDs also have Master’s degrees and hold specialty certifications. Our clinical RDs are part of the medical team administering medical nutrition therapy in the hospital and outpatient clinic setting. Our culinary RD works in food services ensuring optimal nutritional quality of the room service style menus.

Community Classes

Dieticians provide free education at community classes at Cottage Health facilities.

Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital
Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital

Food and Nutrition Resources

Learn about how to eat healthier, as well as food safety and diet-related health issues. View articles, recipes, therapeutic diets, and more here at our online health library.

Symptom Checker

Feeling under the weather?

Use our interactive symptom checker to evaluate your symptoms and determine appropriate action or treatment.