Nutrition Services

WHAT WE OFFER

Our individualized nutrition counseling services guide clients towards eating and moving in a flexible manner that values the pleasure of eating as well as honors internal cues of hunger and satiety.

Clients learn tools and strategies that empower them to make positive changes that build self trust and equip them to make health-wise decisions in any situation.

PRICING

All packages include 3 appointments. An appointment is necessary to see a Registered Dietitian. 

  • Student  $15 for 3 appointments          
  • Non-Student  $25 for 3 appointments   

 

Nutrition Services appointment with student client

REGISTERED DIETITIAN

Our Registered Dietitian is available during Fall and Winter semesters and can assist you in addressing concerns related to:

  • Adopting healthy eating behaviors
  • Weight management with non-diet approach
  • How to eat healthy on campus
  • Special dietary concerns
  • Heart healthy eating strategies
  • Eating well for the prevention of disease
  • Eating disorder consultations

APPOINTMENTS & CANCELLATIONS

Contact Fitness and Wellness Services by phone at 616-331-3659 or by email at rec@gvsu.edu

Appointment cancellations must be made 24-hrs in advance on the business day prior to the scheduled appointment. Individuals who fail to observe this policy will be assessed a cancellation fee.



Healthy Resources

HEALTHY CHOICES

We support healthy choices while eating on campus. Campus Dining offers a list of  healthier choices to help you make informed decisions. 

At many campus dining locations the menu items are labeled with the Healthy Choice image signifying an American Heart Association approved choice.

Nutrition Apps

CampusDish

A GVSU Campus Dining app where you can view menus of on campus restaurants, see nutrition information for menu items as well as manage your Student Meal Plan account.

My Fitness Pal

A diet and fitness tracking  offers a food diary and exercise log  with an extensive nutrition data base.  A variety of helpful tools including a recipe nutrition facts calculator and progress reports.  Another feature is the community forum where you can share experiences and get advice from others.

Fooducate

A grocery shopping app that analyzes information found in product nutrition panels and ingredient lists.  When you scan product bar codes you discover things manufacturers don't want you to notice.  Fooducate provides a personalized nutrition grade (A, B, C or D).  It tells you about the products pros and cons as well as healthier alternatives.

ShopWell

A grocery shopping app that you can customize to your personal nutrition & health goals.  The app is helpful if you have a food allergy or intolerance. ShopWell deciphers the ingredient list of products to identify which ones contain the allergens you are trying to avoid.  You can scan foods using the app and then add them to a shopping list, or browse their database of foods to find those that meet your health goals and special needs.

Yummly

A recipe app with an extensive data base that offers a wide variety of filters so you can narrow your search.  A nice feature of the app is you can search for recipes that exclude ingredients you are allergic or intolerant to.



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