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Nutrition

February 3

Nutrition Knowledge Contest
Powered by the Healthy Planet 2010 Nutrition Committee

 

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Purdue Memorial Union, Room 118

Free and open to the public

 

Walk to 5 campus buildings to visit 5 different nutrition related displays, test your knowledge and enter to win Apple iPod prizes. The five displays will feature information on portion distortion, beverages and sugar content, healthy snack foods, food myths and high fat menu selections with low fat alternatives.

 

Campus Buildings:

Lambert Fieldhouse

Hallway Outside of Men's and Women's Locker rooms at the Recreational Sports Center

Next to HTM Cafe of Stone Hall

Front Lobby of Ford Dining Court

 

For more information contact Jill Irvin jairvin@purdue.edu or (765) 494-9003

 

February 2

Nutrition and Physical Activity Symposium: Environmental and Policy Approaches to Promoting Healthy Eating and Physical Activity in Indiana Communities
Powered by Healthy Planet 2010 Nutrition and Physical Activity Committees

 

1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Stewart Center, Rooms 302
Free and open to the public

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Web access will also be available to view speaker presentations

Consideration of the impact of environmental factors and policies on health and health behaviors is crucial component to enabling individuals and communities to improve nutrition and increase physical activity. This symposium will feature several speakers to increase awareness of national, state and local efforts to promote healthy eating and physical activity in the community using environmental and policy approaches. Additional time will be provided for questions and discussion during a panel presentation during the latter part of the symposium. For more information contact Amy  Mobley at armobley@purdue.edu or (765) 496-9462; or Phil Troped at ptroped@purdue.edu or (765) 496-9486

 

February 3

Chef Demonstration
Powered by the Healthy Planet 2010 Nutrition Committee

 

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Purdue Memorial Union, Room 118
Free and open to the public

 

Demonstrate healthy cooking methods for people on the go who don't want to spend a lot of time on meal preparation. Enjoy food samples from the demonstration.

For more information contact Jill Irvin jairvin@purdue.edu or (765) 494-9003

 

February 3

Portion Distortion
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11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Earhart, Ford, Wiley, Windsor, and Hillenbrand Dining Courts
Open to students and guests in the University Residences dining courts

 

Visit the 5 dining courts in University Residences and learn about portion size distortion. For more information contact Jill Irvin jairvin@purdue.edu or (765) 494-9003

 

Walk to the Moon Challenge

Healthy Planet events

Global committee:
Amy Mobley, chair, Foods and Nutrition

Local committee:
Jill Irvin, chair, University Residences
Lauren Hoffman, CFS Learning Community
Sara Cook, CFS Learning Community
Linda Monahan, WorkLife Programs
Karen Hosterman, WorkLife Programs