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Mindy Rice, MS, RDN, LD

Physical Address:
Student Health Clinic Room 101
Moscow, Idaho 83844-4201

Mailing Address:
Student Health Clinic
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4201
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1230

Phone: (208) 885-6717

Email: dietitian@uidaho.edu

Emily Tuschhoff, MS, CHES

Physical Address:
Student Health Services Building (University Ave entrance)
Moscow, Idaho 83844-4201

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4201
Moscow, Idaho 83844-4201

Phone: (208) 885-4146

Email: emilyt@uidaho.edu

Physical Address:
Student Health Services Building (University Ave entrance)
Moscow, Idaho 83844-4201

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4201
Moscow, Idaho 83844-4201

Amanda Ferstead, MPH, MA, CHES

Physical Address:
Student Health Services Building (University Ave entrance)
Moscow, Idaho 83844-4201

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4201
Moscow, Idaho 83844-4201

Phone: 208-885-1539

Email: amandaf@uidaho.edu

Student Recreation Center Room 102

Physical Address:
1000 Paradise Creek Street
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1230

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1230

Phone: (208) 885-4104

Email: vandalhealthed@uidaho.edu

Nutrition Counseling

What is nutrition counseling?

In a nutrition counseling appointment, the campus dietitian works with a student to assess his or her dietary patterns and provides education, strategies and personalized feedback.

An appointment is 1-hour in length and $15, billed to the student's account. Appointments can be made with the campus dietitian for a variety of reasons:

  • Establish a basic healthy eating pattern
  • Weight management
  • Food allergies, sensitives or intolerance
  • Balanced vegetarian or vegan diets
  • Diabetes medical nutrition therapy
  • Disordered eating — bulimia nervosa, anorexia nervosa and binge eating disorder
  • Intuitive eating skills
  • Sports nutrition specifically tailored to student athletes
  • High cholesterol
  • High blood pressure
  • Gastrointestinal issues
  • Nutrient deficiencies
  • Prenatal nutrition

Lifestyle changes are encouraged in the form of nutrition and physical activity. This approach is found to increase a person’s ability to reach and maintain a healthy weight for life rather than the usual dieting approach that creates only temporary results. Each counseling appointment is individualized and focuses on creating a collaborative, supportive environment for lasting behavior change. Whether you are interested in a one-time meeting or multiple sessions, an individualized plan can be developed for you.

Campus Dietitian

The campus dietitian is a resource to help students reach their healthiest potential with good nutrition, from nutrition basics, food allergies or intolerances, weight management, eating disorders and nutrition for athletes. E-mail dietitian@uidaho.edu to schedule an appointment with a registered dietitian.

Take a Cooking Class

Vandalizing the Kitchen is a free, interactive cooking class for all skill levels. Learn the basics of cooking delicious and nutritious meals on a budget.

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Choose My Plate

Learn how to balance your calories and enjoy your food, but eat less and avoid oversized portions, increase fruits, vegetables and whole grains, avoid sugary drinks and more.

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Nutrition News You Can Use

Get up-to-date, reliable information on a variety of topics such as what’s in food, nutrition and dietary supplements.

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Contact Us

Mindy Rice, MS, RDN, LD

Physical Address:
Student Health Clinic Room 101
Moscow, Idaho 83844-4201

Mailing Address:
Student Health Clinic
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4201
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1230

Phone: (208) 885-6717

Email: dietitian@uidaho.edu

Emily Tuschhoff, MS, CHES

Physical Address:
Student Health Services Building (University Ave entrance)
Moscow, Idaho 83844-4201

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4201
Moscow, Idaho 83844-4201

Phone: (208) 885-4146

Email: emilyt@uidaho.edu

Physical Address:
Student Health Services Building (University Ave entrance)
Moscow, Idaho 83844-4201

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4201
Moscow, Idaho 83844-4201

Amanda Ferstead, MPH, MA, CHES

Physical Address:
Student Health Services Building (University Ave entrance)
Moscow, Idaho 83844-4201

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4201
Moscow, Idaho 83844-4201

Phone: 208-885-1539

Email: amandaf@uidaho.edu

Student Recreation Center Room 102

Physical Address:
1000 Paradise Creek Street
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1230

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1230

Phone: (208) 885-4104

Email: vandalhealthed@uidaho.edu