Nutrition Services

During Your Stay

Wholesome, nourishing, well-balanced meals are an important part of your treatment and recovery.

The Food & Nutrition Services department makes every effort to provide nutritious and tasteful meals that are prepared according to your doctor’s orders. This may include some limitations on items such as sodium, fats, and carbohydrates. Additional limitations or special diets are prescribed due to interactions with certain medications and or procedures that are part of your treatment while at MRHC.

The hospital maintains a staff of full-time Registered Dietitians to assess and consult on any nutritional requirements during your stay at MRHC.

Magnolia Cafe

We welcome all visitors, family & employees to enjoy a variety of meal choices in our cafeteria located on the basement floor of the facility. A large selection of grab and go items, as well as homestyle buffet meal selections and short order grill items, are available.

Buffet meal serving times are daily

Breakfast – 6:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Lunch – 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Dinner – 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

If there is a question regarding the quality of the product purchased or issues occur at the register, customers should request a refund from a staff member on site or by emailing Requests for refunds must be made within 5 days to receive credit, exchange, or full refund. The customer must retain a copy of the receipt and any goods purchased that do not meet quality expectations.

Grill and Grab & Go Hours

6:30 a.m. – 10:30 p.m., Monday – Friday
6:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., Saturday & Sunday






The Food & Nutritional Services Department wants to make sure we do our part to assist in patient healing and recovery. We promise to send every patient a very good meal that meets their prescribed dietary needs. It will be served in a timely manner, at the proper temperature, by a courteous staff member. If any meal is not satisfactory, we want to know so that we can make it right. We want to take very good care of you during your stay at Magnolia Regional Health Center.

Outpatient Nutrition Counseling

Our Food and Nutrition Services department offers outpatient nutrition counseling to individuals with specific nutritional needs, as well as those wanting to optimize their health through diet. The MRHC registered dietitian nutritionists (RDNs) offer individualized plans to help make lifelong healthy dietary changes. Some of the conditions the RDNs work with include, but are not limited to, are:

  • Diabetes
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Weight Management
  • Food Allergies
  • Nutrition Support
  • Various Gastrointestinal Diseases

What is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN)?

According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, an RDN is a food and nutrition expert who has met certain requirements including completion of a bachelor’s degree, an accredited supervised practice program, passed a national examination, and continuation of professional education requirements. An RDN can help separate facts from fads by offering science-based nutrition advice.

To make an appointment, please call 662-293-1135.