What is Nutrition Counseling and how can it help you?

Every UNL student receives one FREE nutrition counseling session. Take advantage of this opportunity! Learning to make healthy choices is vital to your health and well-being. To make your appointment, call (402) 472-5000.

What is nutrition counseling?

Our dietitian is available to help you tailor your diet to meet your personal health needs through an individualized, collaborative approach. You will not receive a strict meal plan or unrealistic advice but instead will be assisted in developing personalized strategies for developing healthy choices that will lead to improved well-being.

Most sessions include:

  • Determining your nutrition goals
  • Discussing healthy nutrition choices
  • Planning for nutrition behavior changes (tracking nutrition choices, planning meals)
  • Discussing simple, healthy recipes

Our dietitian can help you with issues such as, but not limited to:

The following topics are typically discussed during nutrition counseling sessions:

What Healthy Eating Means

Meal Planning

Reading Nutrition Labels

Basic Cooking Skills

Dining Hall and Dorm Room Nutrition

Additional Resources

Our dietitian can find you the resources you need to help you make healthy choices.




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