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Nutrition Counseling

headshot of jennifer heinenCounseling & Wellness is pleased to offer nutrition counseling to all students with Registered Dietitian Jennifer Heinen, MS, RD, LDN. Jennifer is a Registered Dietitian with a passion for empowering students to make healthy choices easy and delicious. Jennifer's goal is to help others understand how to eat well and balance a healthy lifestyle with a busy college schedule. With a real-food philosophy and an individualized approach, Jennifer guides students on how to make healthy choices for life. She received a masters degree in Nutrition from Boston University, and previously has worked as an outpatient dietitian. Jennifer also works as a community nutritionist with Jewish Family & Children's Services and is an active board member of the Massachusetts Dietetic Association. For fun Jennifer loves to hike, garden and experiment with recipes. Her favorite food is avocado smashed on whole wheat toast.

Nutrition counseling can be helpful for students who:

  • Have questions about their diet
  • Aren’t sure what to eat in the dining hall
  • Need meal and snack ideas to fuel their workouts
  • Are working through an eating disorder
  • Are wondering about the best foods to eat to improve performance
  • Have food allergies
  • Are working on weight management and healthy habits

Students will be asked to fill out a confidential nutrition questionnaire prior to meeting with Jennifer. Jennifer is on campus every Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. To set up an appointment, please email

Nutrition Services Privacy and Information Sharing

Each client has a right to privacy, and therefore all nutrition counseling sessions are kept strictly confidential within the Counseling and Wellness Office. Under ordinary circumstances, no information about you will be revealed outside of the Counseling and Wellness Office to any person or agency without your written consent. However, if a student is judged to be a danger to self and/or others, we reserve the right to inform parents, next-of-kin, emergency providers or appropriate college personnel.

Should you have questions about nutrition office privacy, please consult the Registered Dietitian for more information.

Jennifer Heinen, MS, RD, LDN
The Counseling and Wellness Center
32 The Fenway, Lower Level
(617) 912-9197


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