Nutrition Services

At Performance, we want to help you meet your health and fitness goals. A big part of that is understanding nutrition and maintaining a healthy, well-balanced diet.

Our registered dietitians help translate nutrition science into practical recommendations that you can use in your daily life. Whether you are an athlete looking for a competitive edge, or an individual interested in weight management, our nutrition coaching sessions can help you meet your goals.

meet with one of our registered dietitians


Our nutrition coaching package helps individuals learn what and when to eat. Through nutrition coaching, you will be provided the resources and tools to fuel your body properly for everyday life and physical activity. Our evidenced-based approach is individualized to help you form lifelong habits for success.

Nutrition coaching can help with:
– weight management
– muscle gain or fat loss
– managing chronic health conditions
– improved energy
– pre-, during, and post-exercise fueling
– composition and timing of meals and snacks
– family or child nutrition
– prenatal and new mother nutrition
– decreasing inflammation


Nutrition Evaluation | one 30-minute session

Our 30-minute personal nutrition evaluation includes assessment of your current dietary habits, and general nutrition recommendations based on current dietary guidelines and nutrition education. This is a complimentary session that is available to all members of Performance Health & Fitness, Performance Physical Therapy patients, and anyone who wants to learn more about our nutrition services.

Nutrition Evaluation – Free


schedule a complimentary 30-minute nutrition evaluation


Nutrition Coaching | 30-minute sessions

Our nutrition coaching service includes individualized needs assessment, meal planning, goal planning and modification, review of dietary intake and exercise, goal tracking, and continued nutrition education. Our nutrition services are covered under some insurance plans. Contact your insurance provider to find out if your current plan covers medical nutrition therapy or nutrition counseling services.


1 coaching session – $40
4 coaching sessions – $150 (save $10)
6 coaching sessions – $225 (save $15)
12 coaching sessions – $420 (save $60)

Additional Services


The impact of nutrition on athletic performance is an important part of success in training and competition. Our dietitian can personalize nutrition-based presentations related to the needs of specific sports. These coaching presentations include recommendations for pre-, during, and post-exercise meals, snacks, and fluids needed for proper fuel and recovery.

schedule a team nutrition presentation


In addition to individual and team nutrition coaching, our qualified dietitians have expertise in multiple health conditions in the long-term care setting, and currently serve many long-term care facilities in Eastern Iowa.

Our nutrition consulting services include, but are not limited to:
– assessment of residents’ nutrition status
– medical nutrition therapy / interventions and recommendations
– complete quarterly and annual assessments
– monitoring of weekly and monthly weights
– monitoring of skin integrity
– guidance in foodservice management
– menu review
– therapeutic and modified diet compliance
– meetings with interdisciplinary care teams
– care plans

If you are interested in learning more about our long-term care facility dietitian consulting services, please contact us for a complimentary site visit and custom quote based on your facility’s needs.

schedule a complimentary care facility site visit


Ashley Pearson MBA, RDN, LDN

Ashley has been passionate about nutrition and physical activity since high school, where she developed her love for running. Ashley has completed multiple marathons, and other road races, and understands how to properly fuel the body before, during, and after a workout, race, or game to improve performance.

Ashley has had a variety of experiences from the food industry, to sports nutrition, to inpatient care. Prior to joining the Performance team, she spent 5 years in the Chicago area specializing in weight management, and medical nutrition therapy for chronic diseases.

In her free time, Ashley enjoys spending time with her husband, Dan, and daughter, Madelyn, as well as cooking and traveling.