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Eagle Nutrition Services (ENS) offers a variety of nutrition and health services that empower our clients to accomplish their goals and live a healthy lifestyle. To schedule an appointment, call our office at 734.487.6572 or email at chhs_nutrition@emich.edu.  Our services include:

Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DEXA Scan):Client getting DEXA scan

The DEXA scan is considered to be the "Gold Standard" in body composition testing and provides the most accurate results possible to date.  This full body x-ray scan only takes about 10 minutes to perform and provides information such as bone mineral density, total body fat percentage, and lean body mass. The test provides detailed information on individual sections and extremities of the body for comparison.

To learn more, see our DEXA flyer [pdf].  To schedule a DEXA scan, visit our                 ENS appointment scheduling page.  Those  looking to make changes to their body composition are encouraged to schedule a "DEXA Scan plus Nutrition Counseling" package, which includes a one hour session with a Registered Dietitian.

To ensure the most accurate test possible please refrain from wearing any clothing, jewelry, or accessories (belt buckles, watches) that contain metal.  We recommend wearing gym clothes or a similar outfit.

Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis (BIA):

This test is a quick and effective assessment that uses an electrical current to measure body fat percentage.  Appointments take only 15 minutes.

To ensure the most accurate test possible please refrain from: 

  • Eating within 4 hours prior to testing.  
  • Consuming coffee or other caffeinated beverages on test day.   
  • Intensive exercise within 2 hours of testing.
  • Alcohol consumption within 24 hours of testing.
  • Wearing pantyhose.
  • Wearing any clothing, jewelry, or accessories that contain metal. 

Individualized Nutrition Counseling:

Private nutrition counseling sessions are provided by Registered Dietitians (RD) and dietetic students and are an hour long for initial consultations and 30 minutes for follow-up visits. Those who are looking to make changes to their health & well-being will often start by following a well-balanced, nutritious diet.  Our staff provides expert nutrition advice to the EMU campus and surrounding community.

Individual counseling topics may include:

  • Weight management
  • Healthy eating habits
  • Sports and fitness nutrition
  • Specialized diets such as Vegan/Vegetarian, diabetic diets, gluten-free, FOD-MAP, and more
  • To learn more, see our Nutrition Counseling flyer [PDF]

To maximize the time of your counseling session please arrive 5-10 minutes early to complete brief paperwork. 

Group Classes and Community Presentations:

Our staff at ENS conduct customized nutrition classes and presentations designed to meet the specific needs and interests of your group, both on and off campus. Contact us for your next:

  • Health Fair
  • Corporate Wellness Seminar
  • Senior Center/School Presentation
  • Cooking Demonstration and much, much more!

On-site Demonstration Kitchen Events:

Bring a group to EMU and experience our newly renovated Demonstration Kitchen!  Hands-on meal prep, cooking classes, food demonstrations, and culinary arts skills are just a few of the services we provide in our Demonstration Kitchen, which seats up to 30 people.  Fully equipped with video and sound recording, this is a great space for any event!  To learn more, see our Demo Kitchen flyer [pdf].  For more information about renting our Demonstration Kitchen for your next event, call 734.487.6572 or email chhs_nutrition@emich.edu

Contact Us: School of Health Sciences | 313 Everett L. Marshall Building | Ypsilanti, MI 48197 | Tel.: 734.487.4096 | Fax: 734.487.4095

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