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National Nutrition Month: Two Day Event

March 4th, 2013

Join the Nutrition and Dietetics club in the Memorial Union Quad for a two day nutrition event in celebration of National Nutrition Month!

When: March 5th and March 6th 10:00am to 2:30 pm
Where: Memorial Union Quad, Oregon State University

Do you like food? How about chocolate coconut peanut butter ? Stop by on your way to class or on your lunch break and treat yourself to samples of great nutritious food! Some of the vendors at the event include Bob’s Red Mill, Wild Squirrel Nut Butter, and First Alternative co-op.
This is a great opportunity to meet student groups such as Fresh from the Faucet, SSI Food Group, Peer Health Advocates and campus organizations such as HSRC Food Pantry, Food@OSU, and Beaver Strides to see what they are all about and to learn about healthy eating lifestyles.

Have a little more time? Visit with the Nutrition and Dietetics Club to learn about your calcium needs and how can you incorporate calcium rich foods into your lifestyle. During this event you can enter to win several raffle prizes including a $10 gift certificate to Oregon Coffee and Tea and a cooking starter kit valued at $35.

As part of National Nutrition Month, the Nutrition and Dietetics club, in association with Be Well, encourages students to live healthy and active lifestyles. The theme of this year’s event is “Eat right, your way, every day”. Having an overall balanced diet is the most important focus of eating well; it does not have to mean giving up your favorite foods. Incorporating your tastes and food preferences can lead to a healthful diet. Variety and moderation are key components of a balanced eating plan, and you can do it “your way, every day.”

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One Response to “National Nutrition Month: Two Day Event”

  1. Just a friendly addition that one of the prizes will be for our “Name Our Bike” competition. We got a “Fender Blender” and we need an OSU-ish name for it. What’s a “Fender Blender”? Glad you asked… http://rockthebike.com/fender-blender-pro/

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