Nutrition Services

We want our students to excel, and that means supporting them from all angles. UMaine Dining provides nutrition services through a Nutrition Support Manager. These services are offered to any student with a meal plan.

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Dara Raymond, MS, RD, LD Nutrition Support Manager

Meet our Registered Dietitian

Our Registered Dietitian is a food and nutrition expert who can provide counseling, guidance, and solutions to help students create or maintain a healthy lifestyle. Dara provides confidential, free nutrition counseling for students with a meal plan.

Dara received her Bachelors and Masters of Science from the University of Maine’s Food Science and Human Nutrition program. She worked in Dining Services for five years as a student and is excited to continue contributing to the University community.

Nutrition Counseling

Counseling services include assistance with:

  • Healthy eating
  • Weight management
  • Vegetarian and vegan lifestyles
  • Food allergies and intolerance
  • Religious diet requirements
  • Referral services to appropriate staff on campus
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy assessment followed by counseling to help treat a specific illness or condition, including
    • Diabetes
    • Celiac Disease
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
    • Gastrointestinal Reflux Disease
    • Other nutrition-related diseases

Send Dara a Message

Contact our Nutrition Support Manager

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