The UHS nutrition team provides regularly scheduled free nutrition events on and around campus:

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 Regular Nutrition Appointments

Reduced In-Person Services Hours:

  • Students with urgent nutrition needs may schedule a phone visit. To schedule an appointment leave a voicemail at (510) 642-6074
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Food and Cooking Demonstrations

  • Stop by our table for inspiring cooking demos highlighting student-friendly food skills, tips, and recipes. 
  • We feature affordable, seasonal foods.
  • Enjoy a tasty sample and take a recipe to try it at home!
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Nutrition Workshops

  • Roll up your sleeves for these hands-on, interactive cooking classes.
  • We'll discuss and practice specific food and nutrition skills.
  • Taste your delicious creations at the end of the workshop.

Request Outreach

The Nutrition team is available for outreach to campus groups and organizations desiring information on common nutrition issues. Outreach events include presentations, cooking demonstrations, and workshops on topics such as eating for optimal health, eating on a budget, and body image and eating disorder prevention. 

As of March 9, 2020, due to the campus actions, the Nutrition team will be suspending all outreach requests until further notice.

Event Calendar:

EVENTS CANCELLED for Spring 2020

Due to COVID-19, all Nutrition events will be canceled for the remainder of the semester. Thank you for understanding.

National Eating Disorder Awareness Week

February 24-28, 2020

Monday, February 24

Body Positivity Tabling, 
Sproul, 2-4pm
Snacks, activities, and giveaways!

Tuesday, February 25

Body Positivity Tabling
Tang Center Lobby, 9-11am
Snacks, activities, and giveaways!

Free Drop-in Nutrition Counseling
Basic Needs Center, 2:30-5pm
Meet 1x1 with a Registered Dietitian!

Wednesday, February 26

Free Drop-in Nutrition Counseling
Tang Center, Room 2280, 2:30-5pm
Meet 1x1 with a Registered Dietitian!

Thursday, February 27

Body Positivity Tabling
Sproul, 2-4pm
Snacks, activities, and giveaways!

Body Shaming is BANANAS Food Demo
Moffitt Library, 4th Floor Lobby, 4:30-5:30pm
Free samples and demonstration!

Friday, February 28

Body Shaming is BANANAS Food Demo
Food Pantry at B North, 11:30am-1pm
Free samples and demonstration!

"Embodied" by Connie Sobczak

Embodied, a talk with Connie Sobczak

From March 1, 2019

Connie Sobczak is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of The Body Positive and Author of Embody: Learning to Love Your Unique Body (and quiet that critical voice!) 

Help create a world where people value their unique identities and are liberated from self-hatred so they can optimize their energy and intellect to make positive changes in their own lives, communities, and beyond. Watch the recording!

Flier for Embodied, a talk with Connie Sobczak