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Abby Richey serves as the Registered Dietitian Nutritionist for Health4U. Her work focuses on helping individuals discover the joy of eating for good health and wellness. She works with clients through individual counseling sessions and on campus programming.

Abby earned her bachelor’s degree in dietetics and fitness from Purdue University in 2003 and a master’s degree in kinesiology from the University of Illinois in 2010. Her professional background in nutrition and fitness includes working in areas of healthcare, WIC, food service, sports nutrition, higher education, cooking demonstrations and counseling.

Abby lives in Lansing with her husband, 3 children and 1 dog. In her free time, she enjoys being outdoors and going on new adventures with her family.


Discover produce availability in Michigan and local options, learn new kitchen skills and tips and enjoy new recipes to try at home

Identify basic salad dressing components, learn 2 new salad recipes and create your own dressing

Would you like to bring your attention back to your eating? Do you want to improve your relationship with food? Attend this session to discover the joy of eating in a tuned-in manner.

Explorations in Eating

The Health4U Program and WorkLife Office are partnering to bring you Wellbeing Wednesdays!

Lets you work one-on-one with a registered dietitian. A doctor’s referral is not required.

Discover new recipes to share with your community, and Learn new kitchen skills and tips.

Has your lunch break mysteriously disappeared? It’s time to reclaim it!

Winter weather in Michigan can be cold and dreary and get you thinking about the warmer and brighter days ahead. If you’re not feeling the cold of the season, it might be time to look for ways to embrace the coziness of winter.

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Food and Nutrition Counseling Services

Food and Nutrition Counseling Services provides you with access to accurate health and lifestyle information, helping you to explore new behaviors and skills, and identifying useful campus and community resources.

MSU community members eligible for food and nutrition counseling services include faculty, staff, graduate assistants, retirees and the spouses/partners of members of these groups.

To schedule an appointment with Health4U you are not required to email us from your MSU email address; please email us from the email address you are most comfortable with. 

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Departmental Services

The goal of department based services is to provide work units and colleagues the opportunity to learn about health and wellness as a group activity or exploration.  

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