Food & Nutrition

Food is one of life's greatest pleasures, and a healthy diet is one of the pillars of good health. In addition to enjoying award-winning healthy cuisine during your stay, you can learn healthy cooking techniques with our chefs and have all your questions about eating well answered in an individualized consultation with a Canyon Ranch nutritionist.

Teen Services: Canyon Ranch welcomes guests ages 14-17 when accompanied by a parent or guardian. Please note that the accompanying parent or guardian must sign a consent form and book all services for guests under 18, and an adult must be present for most services. Ask your Program Advisor for details.

View the Teen Services Guide.

Detox Your Diet

Pesticides, mercury, chemical additives and preservatives – sometimes it seems like you can’t trust the food supply these days. Explore Canyon Ranch clean-eating guidelines, emphasizing minimally processed, organic, local and sustainable ingredients. Learn to minimize your exposure to unhealthy chemicals in food and maximize your body’s detoxification processes to provide the best protection for you and your family.

  • $175 for 50 minutes
Fastest Meals Imaginable
Do you want to feed yourself or your family well, but have little time to cook? This idea-packed session will help you create a repertoire of fast, easy, delicious and well-balanced meals. You’ll take home quick meal ideas, shopping lists and recipes created with convenience, flavor and nutrition in mind. (This is not a cooking class.)
  • $175 for 50 minutes
Food Sensitivity Testing

Food sensitivities can cause many common problems ranging from poor digestion, gas and bloating to headaches, joint pain and lack of energy. This test evaluates your sensitivity to more than 100 foods. A nutritionist assesses your symptoms, evaluates your lab results and creates an effective eating plan to manage your sensitivities.

Note: Cost of food sensitivity lab testing is additional and varies with panel ordered.

  • $325 for two 50-minute sessions
Healing Foods

Research continues to reveal the direct impact food has on overall health.

We now know that certain vitamins, minerals and other nutrients can dramatically affect chronic conditions including:

  • Arthritis
  • Cancer
  • Chronic fatigue & fibromyalgia
  • Digestive disorders
  • High cholesterol & heart disease
  • Mood disorders
  • Osteoporosis
  • Type 2 diabetes/insulin resistance

Meet with a nutritionist to discuss how your eating habits can affect your specific health condition.

  • $175 for 50 minutes
Lifetime Nutrition
Sit down with a nutritionist to address topics such as:
  • Healthy weight
  • Digestive wellness
  • Eating for energy
  • Eating for exercise
  • Eating well at college
  • Feeding a family
  • Healthy eating
  • Nutrition for the busy traveler
  • Vegetarian/vegan diets
  • Vitamins/supplements
  • $175 for 50 minutes
Maximize Your Metabolism
Is it your metabolism? Now you can find out. Your resting metabolic rate (RMR) is the energy your body requires to perform basic, vital bodily functions – including respiration and circulation of the blood – while you are at rest. In this scientific, three-part service, a non-invasive RMR assessment accurately determines the number of calories you require for daily living, information that will be used to create a customized nutrition plan. In combination with a strength and conditioning program, you will be able to maximize your body fat reduction or lean muscle gain.
Part I – Resting Metabolic Rate (RMR) test. 50 minutes.
Part II – Meet with an exercise physiologist to review your RMR results. 50 minutes.
Part III – You and a nutritionist work together to develop your personalized eating plan based on your metabolic profile. 50 minutes.
  • $490 for three 50-minute sessions
Menus by Design
The ultimate in custom take-home menu design. A Canyon Ranch nutritionist assesses your needs, lifestyle and goals, then produces a tasty, balanced, customized menu cycle, complete with recipes, to meet your individual nutritional needs and preferences. Your custom menus may address insulin resistance, diabetes or heart disease; food allergies or sensitivities; healthy weight management; eating for optimal health and well-being; or any other concern you may have. Your nutritionist can create menu cycles for one, two or more weeks.

Note: Includes only initial consultation with a nutritionist. Final cost varies depending on the length and complexity of menus. Suggested menus will be custom-prepared and delivered to you.

  • fees vary
Nutrition for Weight Loss

This in-depth consultation gives you nutrition strategies for achieving and sustaining a healthy weight. We begin by assessing your weight history, current diet, eating patterns, lifestyle factors and health issues that influence your weight. You will then receive individualized recommendations and menu suggestions, including tips for hunger management and portion control.

  • $265 for 80 minutes