Outreach & Presentations

Health Initiatives provides a variety of nutrition-related programs, presentations, and events every semester. Learn about how to build a healthy plate in the dining locations across campus, navigate the grocery store, and make the most of the seasonal flavors. The team can also bring pre-planned or custom experiences to your next meeting or class. 

Creating the Next Healthy Plate

Meet with our dietitians to discuss how to make your plate healthy on and off campus. The dietitians will be covering a variety of topics this semester and rotate through the areas below from 11-12pm each week.

Brittain Dining North Avenue Dining West Village Dining Student Center Healthy Space
Sept. 10 Sept. 17 Sept. 24 Oct. 1
Oct. 15 Oct. 22 Oct. 29 Nov. 1
Nov. 12 Nov. 19 Nov. 26 Dec. 3

 

Flavorful Fridays

Once a month, the Health Initiatives' dietitians will be in the Student Center healthy space to showcase different flavors of the season. Try new flavors with samples, learn new recipes, and get some healthy tips from the dietitians.

September 14th, 11am – Savor the summer by enjoying the end of the summer's fruits and vegetables.

October 12, 11am – Enjoy a Healthy Harvest by embracing all of the fruits and veggies of the season – apples, pumpkin, sweet potato, winter squash varieties, and more.

November 9, 11am – Hold onto Fall Flavors by emphasizing the seasonal spices, like cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, ginger, and star anise, and learn how they can enhance your plate.

Request a Presentation

Health Initiatives offers pre-planned and custom presentation experiences for employees and students. Our pre-planned presentations include:

  • Nutrition 101:  This session introduces the basic concepts of nutrition and wellness through an interactive game designed to debunk common nutrition myths
  • Eating on a Budget:  This session explores how to eat well while managing the balance between time and money. 
  • Body Image and Disordered Eating:  Learn more about society’s and our own influences on body image, and how it can affect self-worth, eating, and activity habits.  *Trigger warning- Disordered eating diagnoses are explored and described, and resources for seeking help are provided.
  • Intuitive Eating: This session introduces the 10 principles of Intuitive Eating. Designed for individuals wishing to explore and discuss their relationship with food, dieting and/or body image.

Programs are a minimum of 45 minutes.

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