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Nutrition Services

Do you have Nutrition Confusion? RecSports offers Nutrition Services by a registered and licensed dietitian to enhance and empower overall wellness. Nutrition Services offers one-on-one nutrition counseling to UF students and the UF community, as well as group presentations to any UF-affiliated organization within Alachua County.

Why meet with a Registered Dietitian? Benefits of Individual counseling?

Feel tired during the day with low energy for classes and studying?
Feel unhappy with your weight and think about food all the time?
Spend a lot of time at the gym but not getting the results you want?
Eat out a lot or consume a lot of processed canned/boxed/frozen foods because you are unsure how or what to cook?
Want to make healthy choices at the dining halls or at the grocery store?
Want to eat more vegan or vegetarian meals?
Tired of reading conflicting diet advice telling you not to eat something - only to read the next day that you should start eating it again?

  • Learn how to make reasonable changes in eating habits and behaviors
  • Set manageable goals for long-term results
  • Implement behavioral modification techniques
  • Recognize satiety cues and learn how to intuitive consume meals
  • Get evidence-based information applicable to your goals

What is one-on-one nutrition counseling?

Meet with a Registered Dietitian (RD) in a private and confidential setting to discuss and strategize how to accomplish individualized and personalized nutrition goals.

Initial sessions usually last 60 minutes, and follow-up sessions approximately 30-40 minutes.  During this time the RD will ask pertinent questions that address the clients specific nutrition goals, motivations, barriers, lifestyle choices, and preferences.

What are group presentations?

Nutrition presentations are a comprehensive aspect overall health and wellness appropriate for group settings. A choice of many popular topics are available, and the presentations are informative and engaging. There is no limit on group size, presentations can be chosen for 30 or 60 minutes, and are available to any UF-affiliated organization within Alachua County.

Why an RD?  What is the difference between a Registered Dietitian and a Nutritionist?

A Registered Dietitian (RD) is a food and nutrition expert who has completed necessary academic and professional requirements established by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND). RDs are credentialed by the Commission of Dietetic Registration. The term dietitian is protected and can only be used by individuals whom have completed all of the requirements as set forth by AND. Nutritionists may or may not have formally studied nutrition, and the term is not regulated. All dietitians are nutritionists, not all nutritionists are dietitians.

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By Appointment Only
DaysTimeLocation
Monday8 AM - 5 PMSouthwest Rec Center
Tuesday8 AM - 5 PMSouthwest Rec Center
Wednesday8 AM - 5 PMSouthwest Rec Center
Thursday8 AM - 5 PMGatorWell
Friday8 AM - 5 PMSouthwest Rec Center
Saturday & SundayClosedClosed

Make an Appointment

Please call (352) 273-2421 or stop by the Training Center at Southwest Rec for an appointment. Same day appointments welcome!

Nutrition Counseling Rates

SessionStudents and MembersNon-Members
Initial Session$75$80
Follow-up Session$45$50
3 Session Package$150$165
5 Session Package$230$255

Package Terms and Conditions:

**All packages must be used within 120 days of initial session.
**Follow-up pricing eligibility is within 120 days of initial session.
 

Make an Appointment

Please call (352) 273-2421 or stop by the Training Center at Southwest Rec for an appointment. Same day appointments welcome!

Group Presentations

Nutrition Group Presentations Request Form