Center of Nutrition Outreach

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The Center of Nutrition Outreach offers FREE services to all KSU students and employees, as well as FREE or low-cost services to community members of Portage County. 

They provide nutrition education on weight control, cardiovascular/hypertension, digestive disorders, diabetes, eating disorders, general nutrition/wellness, pediatric nutrition, childhood obesity, sports nutrition, vegetarian, food allergies, and food safety.

Services for individuals and families:

Professional Nutrition Counseling

An individual or family centered session of talking with a Registered Dietitian (RD) about current eating behaviors. The RD takes a personalized approach to educating individuals on their nutritional needs for a healthy lifestyle and preventing or managing chronic disease.

Health Assessments

Find out your numbers and compare to the standards: BMI, waist-to-hip ratio, percentage of body fat, blood pressure, total cholesterol, and fasting blood glucose levels.

Other Services:

  •     Businesses: Corporate wellness programs
  •     Restaurants: Nutrient analysis for products, menus, or services
  •     Schools: Class instruction, dorm presentations
  •     Community members: Grocery store tours
  •     KIDS camp: FREE- 10 week nutrition and physical activity education program for overweight kids.
  •    FLIGHT FREE Family Centered Nutrition Education program for children and their families living in Portage County.
For more information or to make an appointment contact:

Tanya Falcone MS, RD, LD
Center of Nutrition Outreach Coordinator
200 Nixson Hall
330-672-2063
nutrition@kent.edu

Affiliates:

Food 4 Thought Cyber Cafe
Campus Kitchen Projects - Nutrition Outreach

Portage County Obesity Prevention Coalition

 Portage County Obesity Prevention Plan