Have a question about your nutrition and making daily healthy food choices? 

The Department of Health Promotion provides free appointments for their students and employees.

DHP Nutrition Services 

 Meet Your Campus Dietitian

Yemila Lowry, RDN, LDN


The Campus Dietitian is your personal food and nutrition expert at the University of North Florida — from free nutritional counseling to student cooking classes to group educational sessions.

Yemila Lowry is a registered and licensed dietitian available for nutrition counseling for all UNF students, staff and faculty. Whether you are interested in a one-on-one nutritional consultation or team consultations, an individualized plan can be developed for you.


Nutrition Counseling


All appointments are free for current UNF students, staff and faculty.

Sessions are considered private and confidential.

Appointments can be one-time or reoccurring, based on each individual's goals and care plan.

Sessions are typically an hour in length and clients are asked to arrive 15 minutes early for required paperwork.

Sessions are held at the Department of Health Promotions located within the Student Wellness Center, building 61.  

To schedule a nutrition counseling session, contact the DHP at (904) 620-1570.


What is Nutrition Counseling?


In a nutrition counseling session, the campus dietitian works with the client to assess his or her dietary patterns, provides education, personalizes feedback, and works to create short term and long term goals with the individual.

Yemila is available to provide guidance in the following areas:

Basic Healthy Diet

Healthful Cooking and Meal Planning
Eating On a Budget


Intuitive & Mindful Eating

Weight Loss/ Weight Gain

Balanced Vegetarian or Vegan Diets

Maternal and Child Health

Fueling Athletic Performance


Food Allergies and/or Intolerance

Diabetes, Heart Conditions, Kidney Disease Medical Nutrition Therapy

Gastrointestinal Issues and Celiac Disease

Eating Disorder Support

High Cholesterol, High Triglyceride, High Blood Pressure


How to Prepare For Your Appointment


In order for your time with the dietitian to be spent effectively, consider bringing:

BodPod results

Lab work from your physician (if any)

Food journal/ Food diary

Any other medical or personal paperwork that you may find valuable to share


If you have any questions regarding your diet, please feel free to email Yemila Lowry at y.lowry@unf.edu or call (904) 620-1570.



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Yemila Lowry, RDN, LDN



Mailing Address: 
Department of Health Promotion


University of North Florida

1 UNF Drive

Jacksonville, FL 32224



Student Wellness Complex

Building 61  Suite 1300


Phone: (904) 620-1570

Email: y.lowry@unf.edu





Healthy Ospreys Eat Well

Workshop will provide tips to eating healthier:

 importance of a balanced diet

healthy quick meals & snacks, proper portion size

choosing a healthy meal when dining out 

Bldg. 58W  Rm. 3703

12:00pm - 1:15pm

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