March is National Nutrition month, and Wellness Education and USF Dining are bringing you a ton of events to increase your knowledge on all things nutrition. Get to know USF’s own registered dietitians, learn about nutrition myths and trends, and enjoy and learn to cook healthy meals.
Meet the Dietitian
Tues., March 1, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. ; Fresh Food
Mon., March 7, 8:30 a.m.- 10:00 p.m. ; Juniper Mon.,
Mon., March 21, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. ; Champions Choice
Meet USF Dining and Wellness Education’s Registered Dietitians, Christina Berry and Katie Jones. Ask questions and learn about portion control, eating a healthy breakfast and the importance of physical activity.
Savor the Flavor with Spices Event
Tues., March 8, 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. ; MSC Atrium
Spice up your life a little bit with the Savor the Flavor with Spices Event in the MSC Atrium. Learn about different spices and all of their health benefits.
Eat Well, Live Well Expo
Thurs., March 22, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.; MSC Amphitheater
Bite into a healthy lifestyle with USF Dining! Join Dining, Wellness Education, and other health and wellness organizations at this healthy expo, and learn about healthy options and choices on campus. Get your event “passport” stamped at various tables and enter a drawing! Free samples and giveaways available.
Produce of the Month
Wed., March 2, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. ; SVC Breezeway
Tues., March 22, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. ; Amphitheater
Keep an eye out for the Produce of the Month cart! March’s produce of the month will feature tomatoes and cucumbers. Enjoy FREE samples and recipe tips.
Cooking with the Dietitian
Wed., March 9, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. ; SHS Annex
Thurs., March 24, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. ; SHS Annex
Learning to prepare a quick and healthy meal is possible! Join Wellness Education and USF Dining and enjoy a FREE meal prepared by registered dietitians. Register here.
Hot Topics in Nutrition
The Skinny on Coconut Oil
Mon., March 7, 12 – 1 p.m., MSC 3711
Common Nutrition Myths
Wed., March 23, 1 – 2:00 p.m.. MSC 3708
Unravel common nutrition myths and get the real skinny on coconut oil this month. Join Wellness Education at these interactive workshops. Sign up here.