Nutrition Programs at UNH

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Nutrition Programs at UNH

SPIN - UNH Students Promoting Information about Nutrition

SPIN Programs  

SPIN peer educators are available to come into your classroom, residence hall, work place or Greek house to present fun, interactive and educational programming on nutrition that meet you individual needs and goals. Health Services will provide education materials but any food items used during programs must be bought by group/person requesting the program. 

  • Eating Well at UNH 
    This program focuses on the struggles that first year students may have with nutrition. Topics that are covered in this program include healthy eating tips, snack ideas, how to make smoothies, ways to keep physically fit, and debunking myths, such as the "freshman 15." 
  • Mindful Eating 101 
    This program assists students who are struggling with mindless or stress eating, eating too fast or without any thought by teaching skills particpants can use to slow down and enjoy food, mindfully. 
Button to Request an Educational Program
Programs are only available for the UNH community and must be requested at least 2 weeks in advance. 

SPIN Events 

  • National Nutrition Month Expo 
    Celebrate National Nutrition Month in March and learn how to "Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right." Learn more >> 
  • Campus Recreation Tables
    Mondays from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. in the lobby of the Hamel Recreation Center, during the academic year.  SPIN will provide free food samples and education every week.  

Recipe of the Week

As seen in SPIN on HOCO, SPIN's weekly column on Fridays in The New Hampshire

                  

    

  

Join SPIN Peer Education 

Students educating students is based on the belief that students are more receptive and learn better from informed, educated peers. Health Services helps SPIN members acquire knowledge, skills and confidence to enhance their knowledge, attitudes and beliefs related to nutrition education topics and enhance their ability to provide educational programs to groups.  

THE APPLICATION PROCESS HAS NOW CLOSED. WE WILL BE RECRUITING AGAIN IN FALL 2015.

If you have any questions, please contact Maria Caplan, Nutrition Educator/Counslor at maria.caplan@unh.edu or call (603) 862-3823.