Nutrition Outreach Workers (NOW)

The Nutrition Outreach Workers (NOWs) are a team of students dedicated to improving the nutrition and wellness of their UC Berkeley peers. 

NOWs offer nutrition education workshops, body positivity training, food and cooking demonstrations at various campus locations, nutrition videos, and a blog.

Meet the NOWs and read their healthy tip below! 

Nutrition Outreach Worker, Alexsys

Alexsys

Invest in a re-useable water bottle and fill them up at the hydration stations around campus.

Nutrition Outreach Worker: Erin

Erin

Try out our online no-cook recipes to make an easy and nutritious meal. Soak chia seeds overnight in milk (or soy milk) with chopped fruit for a grab and go breakfast.  

Nutrition Outreach Worker, Monica

Monica

Be kind to yourself and when you don't like your body, remember it moves and takes you places. Love your body, always!

Nutrition Outreach Worker: Brianna

 

Brianna

Be mindful of “fat talk”. Try to catch yourself before speaking negatively about your own or someone else’s weight or appearance.

Nutrition Outreach Worker, Kim

Kim

Avoid going to the grocery store hungry to reduce impulse purchases.

Nutrition Outreach Worker: Sydney

Sydney

Frozen produce, such as frozen fruit, legumes, veggies, and even rice and other grains, is an affordable and easy way to incorporate nutrient-dense plant foods into your meals!

Nutrition Outreach Worker, Elia

Elia

Switch out sugar-sweetened beverages, such as soda, for healthier options like sparkling water or tea.

Nutrition Outreach Worker, Nikki S

Nikki

Always pack a healthy snack in your backpack. That way, when you're hungry, you can just grab one out. Try a banana, apple, or granola bar. Then when it comes to meal time, you won't be starving.