Nutrition Counseling and Education

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Nutrition Counseling and Education

Nutrition counseling appointments are available during the academic year and are available to all UNH students. Make an appointment today:

  • Online 
  • Call (603) 862-3823
  • Visit Health Services room 249

About our Nutrition Education/Counseling Sessions

Our Nutrition Educator/Counselor can assist you with learning how to apply nutrition to:

  • Manage a medical condition 
  • Improve your overall quality of life
Emotional/stress eating, eating well as a college student, nutritional related disease, body image/eating concerns, etc. can all be addressed during a session. 
 

What to expect during your appointment:

  • The Nutrition Educator/Counselor will provide you with one-on-one nutrition counseling, which is tailored to meet your needs and goals
  • Body measurements such as weight are typically left up to your health care provider unless otherwise agreed upon by you and the Nutrition Educator/Counselor
  • Initial appointments last about 45 minutes and follow-up appointments are between 30 and 45 minutes

Common Questions UNH Students Ask the During an Appointment

Medical Concerns

  • I’ve been told I have anemia. Which foods contain iron?
  • My cholesterol is high. What can I do to improve it?
  • Diabetes runs in my family. What can I do to lower my risk?

General Nutrition

  • How can I make better food choices in the dining halls?
  • I just became a vegetarian. Am I getting enough proteins, vitamins, and minerals?
  • How do I shop and cook with limited time and money?

Sports Nutrition 

  • What should I eat to change my body composition?
  • How can I maximize recovery and performance?
  • What supplements are safe and effective?

Eating Concerns 

  • I’m worried my eating behavior is unhealthy. I wonder if I have disordered eating?
  • I spend a lot of time thinking about eating, food, my weight and body image. How can I stop?
  • What can I do to eat without feeling guilty?