COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (EHHS) TEACHING KITCHENS (NIXSON HALL)

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (EHHS) TEACHING KITCHENS (NIXSON HALL)
Contact: Natalie Caine-Bish | Associate Professor | 330-672-2063 | ncaine@kent.edu
Location: Nixson Hall
Address: Kent State University | Center of Nutrition Outreach
200 Nixson Hall | Kent, OH 44242
Facility Contact Phone: 330-672-2063
General Contact Email: tfalcon1@kent.edu
Days/Times Accessible: By appointment
Website: www.kent.edu/ehhs/nutr
Description: 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.