(Request a Workshop) All requests must be made at least 2 weeks in advance!

 

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Reminders for requester:

  • Need to have at least 10 students in attendance
  • Need to post flyers on your floor, hall, etc. for the event at least one week in advance
  • Send out Emails to residents
  • Provide incentives for the audience (small prize or food)
  • Meet the presenter at least 5-10 minutes beforehand in the commons area or outside the front door (especially if they don’t have access)
  • Please let us know if anyone attending this program may require any accommodations

Description of Workshops:

Healthy Eating in the Dorms: 

Topics covered in this presentation include the effects of buffet-style dining on consumption, the MyPlate guidelines and portion sizes, hunger and satiety, and the effect of alcohol on food consumption.

Dieting Myths:

Learn the truth about fad diets and how healthy eating and exercise are keys to weight loss.

Sports Nutrition:

Topics include pre-competition meal, hydration, weight issues, general healthy eating, and sport supplements.

Rainbow Table:

Encourages students to explore ways to increase their fruit and vegetable consumption to the recommended servings per day. They also get to try samples of produce and are provided recipes. 

Hunger Table:

Demonstrates to students to determine the right portions for their body at meal times and for snacks. This table will encouraged intuitive eating and mindfulness.

Snack Demonstration: 

Learn how to make healthy snacks that are quick, easy and taste great too! Taste samples of food and learn about key nutrients in a balanced diet. Note: The groceries for this program must be funded by the requesting organization.

Cooking on Your Own: (dorm, apartment-specify)

Have the peers come out and talk about healthy cooking including tips for grocery shopping and food preparation.

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