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Nutrition

UHS Nutritionist

Good nutrition is an essential part of a healthy life. Together with regular exercise, healthful eating can prevent or improve many medical problems.

UHS’ Nutrition Services can help with issues including:
• weight control;
• eating disorders;
• athletic nutrition;
• nutrition for medical conditions; or
• general dietary questions.

Services will be billed to your third party insurance. Call your insurance carrier for coverage information.

Meet the nutritionist!

Special services


Eating disorder evaluation
Concerned about your eating? Schedule an evaluation with our expert team; call (413) 577-5101.

Your session begins with a 45-minute meeting with a nutritionist, who'll discuss your diet history with you. Then you’ll meet with a physician for a 30-minute medical evaluation. Finally, you and the team will meet together to develop a plan.

Before your appointment, you’ll need blood tests. If you’ve had blood work within the past two weeks, ask your provider to fax the results to us, at (413) 577-5440. Otherwise we’ll order tests at the UHS lab before your appointment.

Counseling
Food and feelings often go hand-in-hand. Talk about what’s on your mind with a counselor from the Center for Counseling and Psychological Services (CCPH). Call (413) 545-2337 for an appointment.

Athletic nutrition
UMass Athletics and UHS work together to offer nutritional consultations at Boyden Gymnasium. Student athletes can receive dietary evaluation, discuss nutritional issues and learn about eating for peak results. Call (413) 577-5101 for an appointment.