National Nutrition Month

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.

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