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Nutrition Resources

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Volunteer Dining is committed to providing nutritional options and choices that allow you to plan your meals when you are on campus.  Check out the menus and nutrition information which allows you to select the best meal for any diet. You can also contact a member of Volunteer Dining directly to address any unique or sensitive issues.

 

The mission of the Department of Nutrition is to promote an understanding and practice of the science of nutrition for the enhancement of the physiological and social well being of individuals, families, and communities, primarily through research and education. The department offers information on research and opportunities for involvement.

 

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the American Dietetic Association) is committed to improving the nation’s health and advancing the profession of dietetics through research, education and advocacy.

Eating the right amount of calories is an essential aspect of maintaining a healthy weight, see what you should be eating here!
https://www.supertracker.usda.gov/createprofile.aspx

 

Nutrition Label

Have you ever found yourself checking the back of a food product at the grocery store or vending machine wondering what all those numbers mean? Here is a breakdown of a nutrition label giving you an idea of what to limit and what to look out. Follow the link to learn more!
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Recipes
http://www.eatright.org
https://blog.myfitnesspal.com

Local Resources
Diabetes management
https://www.knoxcounty.org

Other Resources
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) works collaboratively to create the expertise, information and tools that people and communities need to protect their health.

 

partners

Partners for Health employee assistance program is available 24/7, 365 days a year at 1-855-437-3486. The resource provides mental health support and a referral network which is part of your insurance benefit package.

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