Nutrition Services

Most people know eating right is an essential part of good health, but everyone’s nutritional needs are different. These needs can change over your life-cycle or with the onset of certain chronic diseases. Age and underlying disease states may become more complicated to manage during the recovery time which can be frustrating.

A Registered Dietitian (RD) is a food and nutrition expert that provides nutritional diagnostic, therapy, and counseling services for the purpose of disease management.  A RD can help you set individualized nutrition goals and create a plan to allow you to meet your nutritional needs and optimal health.

Nutrition Education & Counseling

Meet with a RD for a one-on-one session to discuss your nutritional concerns. Our RD provides initial and follow-up consultations for various health issues including:

  • Weight management
  • Prediabetes and type 2 diabetes
  • High blood pressure
  • Elevated cholesterol
  • Gastrointestinal diseases
  • Vegetarian nutrition
  • Food allergies
  • Nutrition to maintain a healthy lifestyle
  • Specialty nutrition for liver and kidney disease

What Will Happen During a Nutrition Visit?

  • Review of your eating habits and lifestyle.
  • Thorough assessment of your nutritional status.
  • Personalized nutrition treatment plan.
    • Understanding how foods and nutrition affect the body to successfully manage disease states.
    • Detailed information about how to eat and practical tips for addressing daily challenges.
    • Developing therapeutic meal plans that acknowledge individual food preferences, level of physical activity, and lifestyle choices.
    • Setting short- and long-term goals.

Want to Schedule an Appointment?

  • You can schedule a nutrition appointment through the Wellness@Work portal or contact Liska Lackey at llackey@email.unc.edu or (919)-968-2796.

PORTAL LOGIN

Login to the portal to:

• Schedule appointments
• Communicate with a provider
• Take the annual Health Risk Assessment
• View your recent lab results, weight & blood pressures
• Obtain health education information

Location

317 Caldwell Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
Housing Office, Lower Level

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Hours

Appointments are available weekdays 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM.

Walk-in services are available.

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