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Nutrition Outreach Program

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

The Center of Nutrition Outreach provides 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:

Center of Nutrition Outreach Coordinator: Tanya Falcone MS, RD, LD
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