Nutrition Programs Nutrition Programs

Nutrition Programs

The WashU Office of Recreation partners with Director of University Nutrition Connie Diekman to provide nutrition programming throughout the academic year. Check out some of our upcoming nutrition programs below. All of these events are free and open to WashU students. Register for nutrition programs on the online rec store. Log in using your WUSTL key and events can be found under "Programs & Relaxation Chairs."

Dine With The Dietitian - Nutrition Tips for the Everyday Athlete

Thursday, Sept. 7
6:00PM - 7:00PM
South 40 Test Kitchen

The goal of this session is to provide those who work out the right information on how to best fuel for a workout. The menu will highlight the types of carbs to include, how to include enough protein with those carbs and how best to time eating relative to a workout.

Picnic in the Swamp

Saturday, Sept. 23
11:00AM - 1:00PM
South 40 Swamp

We will be providing a healthy lunch option as well as fun yard games for you to challenge your friends! Or, just hang out and chat with our fitness and nutrition group about healthy food options on WashU's campus.

Cooking Class - Thai Cuisine and Tips for Preparing It

Tuesday, Oct. 3
5:00PM - 7:00PM
The Village

Come join Dining Services chefs and the Campus Director of University Nutrition Connie Diekman for a few hours in the kitchen preparing Thai cuisine. After preparing this interesting cuisine you will get to enjoy the outcome of your cooking efforts.

Cooking Class - Yoga and Eating for Stress

Thursday, Nov. 9
5:00PM - 7:00PM
The Village

Stress can often result in missed meals which leads to hunger and overeating. Stress can also trigger a desire to eat something that you might not eat regularly. Participate in an all-levels yoga class followed by a talk and cooking class with a focus on the challenges of stress eating and learn what foods can help fight stress.

Dine With The Dietitian - Holiday Dining: Fun and Better for You

Thursday, Nov. 30
6:00PM - 7:00PM
South 40 Test Kitchen

This session celebrates the season but also demonstrate how to shift some traditional recipes to a healthier style.