Nutrition Coaching


One-on-one nutrition coaching is available during the fall and spring semesters at a variety of times Monday – Friday. The Nutrition Office is located off the track in the main gym at the Recreation Center.

Reasons to Meet with a Nutrition Coach

Feel tired during the day and have a hard time keeping your energy up for class and studying?
Our team can show you how the right foods can boost energy and concentration.

Feel unhappy with your weight and think about food all the time?
Our team can help you feel comfortable with your size and enjoy food again.

Spend a lot of time at the gym but not getting the results you want?
Our team works with you to develop a nutrition plan that provides the right nutrients at the right time.

Eat a lot of canned, boxed, or frozen foods because you are unsure how to cook?
Our team teaches you easy ways to prepare healthy meals and snacks.

Want to eat healthy in the dining halls but not sure how?
Our team can help guide you towards building a healthy plate.

Upcoming Events

Appointments and Pricing

Student pricing: $39 per semester

Is nutrition coaching right for you? Get started with a free 30-minute Meet-the-Nutrition-Coach visit to discuss your goals, and learn what one-on-one nutrition coaching can do for you.

Nutrition Office

The Nutrition Office is located off the track in the main gym at the Student Recreation Center.


Meg Burnham, MS, RDN, CSSD, LDN

Meg is a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist (RDN) and licensed in the State of Illinois (LDN). She earned her master's degree in Nutrition and Dietetics at NIU and has been working in the field of weight management, sports nutrition, and wellness since 2006. She also holds a certificate of training in Adult Weight Management and is a Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD) through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 

2016 Nutrition Interns

Graduate-level nutrition interns provide private and confidential nutrition coaching under the supervision of a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. 

  • Meagan Biller
  • Ashleigh Collins
  • Juliae Estrada
  • Samantha Harmon
  • Allison Loew
  • Angelina Pusateri
  • Dana Sivak
  • Erika Zoellner