College of Education, Health and Human Services (EHHS) Teaching Kitchens (Nixson Hall)

 

Address: Kent State University | Center of Nutrition Outreach | 200 Nixson Hall | Kent, OH 44242
Phone: 330-672-2063
Email: ncaine@kent.edu |​​​​​​​ tfalcon1@kent.edu​​​​​​​
Website: www.kent.edu/ehhs/nutr

Hours

By appointment

 


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.

Equipment, Features and Services

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. 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. FREE Family Centered Nutrition Education program for children and their families living in Portage County.