CSU’s Kendall Reagan Nutrition Center is offering three separate dietitian-led group nutrition programs, and all of the programs kick off the week after spring break.
Healthy You program
Those having challenges with weight management or need general healthy eating + living guidance, can sign up for the center’s eight-week Healthy You program that covers mindful eating, portion control, meal planning, fitness and more. Classes meet Tuesdays, 12-1 p.m. from March 20 to May 8 in the CSU Health & Medical Center. The discounted rate is $150 per participant.
National Diabetes Prevention Program
Those who have prediabetes can sign up for the center’s year-long National Diabetes Prevention Program, which doubles as an educational class and support group. NDPP features resources for improving nutrition, physical activity, stress management and more. Classes meet Mondays, 5:30-6:30 p.m., beginning March 26 (with an orientation on March 19) in the CSU Health & Medical Center (weekly meetings for first four months, then bimonthly to monthly meetings). Qualifying Anthem BCBS and UnitedHealthcare members are free, and other CSU employees receive a 50 percent discounts thanks to Commitment to Campus.
Diabetes Empowerment Program
Those who have diabetes (type 1, type 2 or gestational) or provide care for someone who does, can sign up for the center’s eight-week, nutrition-focused, Diabetes Empowerment cooking program, which includes group support, problem-solving, hands-on meal preparation, guided physical activity and more. Classes meet Wednesdays, 5:30-7 p.m., from March 21 to May 9 in the Gifford Building on Lake Street. CSU employees receive a 50 percent discount thanks to Commitment to Campus.
Those who prefer an individualized approach to nutrition can take advantage of KRNC’s discounted consultation services. CSU employees (faculty and staff) get half-price nutrition consultations with a registered dietitian nutritionist at the Kendall Reagan Nutrition Center.