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Summer Challenge Nutrition Courses

Each summer, Boston University hosts groups of high schools students as part of the Summer Challenge program. During their time at BU, students take classes, experience a taste of living on a college campus, and explore Boston. The Sargent Choice Nutrition Center registered dietitian nutritionists (RDNs) teach an intensive 2 week nutrition course to students […]

Sargent Choice Nutrition Center featured on “Foodie on Campus” Website

During this past spring one of our dietitians at the Sargent Choice Nutrition Center had the pleasure of meeting with a fellow dietitian, Faye Mitchel, and taking her on a tour of the Marciano Commons dining hall. Faye visited Boston University in order to feature the Sargent Choice Nutrition Center on her website, “Foodie on […]

Sargent Choice Nutrition Center’s Jenn Culbert featured on “Better For You” blog

By: Anna Lee, Sargent Choice Student Ambassador Eating healthy can seem harder now more than ever with a constant stream of nutrition tips continuously flooding the media. New foods are constantly trending as the “new healthy alternative” with guaranteed health benefits or reduced caloric intake. With so much information, it can be hard to decipher […]

Sustainable Thanksgiving

 Sarah Butler, MS, RD, LDN With Thanksgiving just around the corner we turned to our trusted source, Sabrina Pashtan, Sustainability Coordinator for Boston University Dining Services to gain insight into how we can make this Thanksgiving a Sustainable Thanksgiving. Here are Sabrina’s top four tips: Shop at your local farmers markets. Check out Farm Fresh […]

What’s In a Title?

By Kelli Swensen, Dietetics Student, Sargent College Picture Source With so many people claiming to be nutrition experts these days it can be confusing to know who to listen to. To help you make a better judgment about whether or not to follow someone’s advice, we recommend looking at their title. Registered Dietitian Often abbreviated […]