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Nutrition Services

Individual Nutrition Consultations

Boynton's nutrition counseling philosophy is that motivation to create genuine, enduring change toward a healthy diet can only occur through an individualized, collaborative approach. You will not receive a strict meal plan, judgment about your food choices, or unrealistic advice. No matter how big or small a change you are ready to make, our nutrition experts are here to help.

Initial appointments are 60 minutes and follow-up appointments are 30 minutes.The information you receive at your appointment will depend on your questions. We frequently cover:

 

During the course of an appointment you might discuss:

Nutrition Health Coaching for UPlan Members

Boynton Health Service and the Office of Human Resources Wellness Program are pleased to offer one-on-one, in-person Health Coaching to all UPlan members—at no cost to you! All appointments are 30 minutes.

Weight control, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol are just a few topics that fall into the Nutrition Coach’s area of expertise. These sessions focus on assessment, establishing goals, and helping you attain your goals.

For more information visit the Health Coaching web page.

Presentations and Events

Nutritionists are available for presentations to student groups of any size. Any nutrition-related topic can be covered, but commonly requested presentations are:

A nutritionist can also be available for health fairs or can come during meal times to the residence hall restaurants to discuss healthy choices and portion sizes.

To schedule a nutrition presentation or inquire about attendance at a particular event, please call 612-624-4663 or email kelenkiwich@bhs.umn.edu.

Eating Disorder Services

The University of Minnesota offers confidential, specialized help to students with eating disorders. This includes mental health care, medical care, and nutrition assessments at Boynton Health Service. Group therapy is offered through the Boynton Health Service Mental Health Clinic. In addition, referrals to outside resources can be provided by Boynton Health Service as needed. Visit Boynton's Mental Health Services page for more information.

 

 

 

 

Contact Us

Nutrition Services
(612) 625-8400 Information
(612) 625-3222 Appointments

Hours and Locations

To view the clinic's service hours, see Hours and Locations.

Meet our staff

Meet the Nutrition Services providers

Peer Health Promotion

SNAC is Boynton's nutrition-focused student group. SNAC is currently offering cooking classes and Nutrition Check-Ups.

Cost

Students paying the Student Service Fee: Nutrition counseling visits are no cost to you!

Faculty and Staff: Nutrition Health Coaching is no cost to you!

For more information on coverage, see the Health Care Coverage section.

Nutrition Resources

Healthy eating guides


General nutrition and weight management


U of M resources on eating disorders


Eating disorder treatment facilities


Professional eating disorder organizations