ASK THE DIETITIAN
If you have a nutrition-related question please e-mail us at email@example.com. Ask the Dietitian is a great way to ask quick questions or get basic nutrition information.
The dietitian at the Student Health Center offers presentations for groups on a variety of nutrition topics. Below are just a few:
- Healthy Eating on Campus
- Nutrition Basics for College Students
- Shopping to Stock a Healthy Dorm Room or Apartment
- Quick & Healthy Microwave Cooking in the Dorm
- Disordered Eating & its Impact on Health
- Healthy Body Image
- Healthy Eating for Athletic Performance
- Eating Your Way through the Holidays
If there is a topic you do not see but would like to have presented, please give us a call so we can accommodate your nutrition education needs. Requests for presentations should be made 2 weeks in advance. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Health Education department at the Student Health Center has a registered, licensed dietitian on staff that is available to see students for individual nutrition counseling. The dietitian provides counseling on a wide range of nutrition concerns including:
- Medical conditions (diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol)
- Eating disorders
- Weight management
- Sports and performance nutrition
- General nutrition or eating concerns
All individual nutrition appointments are $20 each and are billed to your student account. For an appointment please call (205) 348-2778.
DIETITIAN ON THE GO
Are you getting mixed nutrition messages? Stop by the second floor of the Ferguson Center for reliable, up-to-date advice and measurement of body fat. A registered dietitian or a peer health educator from Project Health will be available on Thursdays from 11am to 1pm during the fall and spring semesters starting August 28, 2014.
Crimson Cooking Cookbook
Crimson Cooking has over 80 quick and healthy recipes submitted by UA students just like you. Pick up your copy at the Supe Store for just $10.99. Check out a sample recipe from our vegetarian section below.
- 1 pita
- 1/2 Tbsp of olive oil
- 3 Tbsp of marinara or pizza sauce
- 1/4 cup of shredded mozzarella cheese
- 1 Tbsp black olives
- 1/2 roma tomato
- 1 tsp Italian seasoning
- Vegetables of your choice (optional)
Brush pita with olive oil and spread the sauce evenly. Sprinkle cheese on top and cover with your choice of vegetables. Sprinkle the Italian seasoning and bake in the oven at 350 degrees for 10 minutes.
Recipe submitted by Melanie DeBrielle, UA student and Project Health member.
Health and Nutrition Calculators
- Body mass index (BMI) is a measure of body fat based on height and weight that applies to both adult men and women.
- Choose My Plate Super Tracker tells you the amount of food you should be consuming from each food group. You will receive a customized food guide.
- Sports and performance nutrition calculators are located on the PowerBar website which include a protein, fiber, sweat rate, and recovery calculator.
Online Nutrition Information and Self-Monitoring Tools
- Spark People and Fit Day are on-line self-monitoring tools.
- Nutrition Data and Calorie King are available to give you nutrition facts on all foods.
- Restaurant Nutrition Facts
- USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion
- Center for Science in the Public Interest
- Meatless Monday
- Cooking 101
- Campus Cooking: Advanced
- American Heart Association Delicious Decisions
- Yum Yum Student Recipes