NUTRITION INFORMATION, ACTIVITIES, & INITIATIVES
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As part of our commitment to helping student-residents make healthy choices, UCLA Dining Services offers the expertise of our Nutrition Education Coordinator, Dolores Hernandez. A Registered Dietitian (RD), Dolores is available to:
Answer your nutrition-related questions
Provide tips on how you can make healthy choices at our restaurants
Address your dietary concerns or special needs
Provide information on Dining Services and other nutrition-related resources.
For questions regarding special dietary issues such as food allergies, vegetarian/veganism, general nutrition, or any of the programs or initiatives listed below, please don't hesitate to contact Dolores.
Dolores Hernandez, M.A, RD
Telephone: (310) 206-3193
Office: Sproul Hall, Suite 173D
HEALTHY EATING ACTIVITIES
DINING SERVICES NUTRITION INITIATIVES
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GLUTEN-FREE PANTRY NOW AVAILABLE IN DE NEVE DINING!
UCLA Dining Services is pleased to announce the opening of the Gluten-free Pantry! The Pantry provides students with Celiac Disease, wheat allergy, and gluten intolerance with access to gluten-free foods.
Located in the De Neve Residential Restaurant, the Gluten-free Pantry is a separate, keycard-accessed room with a toaster, microwave, refrigerator, and freezer. Some of the items that may be available in the Pantry include:
|Instant Oatmeal ||Angus Beef Steak Chili |
|Muesli ||Bean & Cheese Burritos |
|Waffles ||Chicken with Rice Noodle Soup |
|Bread ||Macaroni & Cheese |
|Corn Tortillas ||Pasta |
|Hamburger & Hot Dog Buns ||Assorted Cookies |
|Pizza Crust ||Ice Cream Cones |
|Whole Grain Bagels || |
To Gain Access to the Gluten-Free Pantry, Students Need to Register
|Step 1: ||Register with the Disabled Students Housing Appeals Board (DSHAB), which is administered |
through the Office of Students with Disabilities (www.osd.ucla.edu).
|Step 2: ||Have your medical provider complete the Assessment Form for Gluten Intolerance, Celiac |
Disease, and Wheat Allergy (provided by DSHAB).
|Step 3: ||Return completed Assessment Form via mail, email (scan), or fax to: |
Ed McCloskey, Chair DSHB
A255 Murphy Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1426
Fax: (310) 825-9656
|Step 4: ||Once this form has been submitted and approved by DSHAB, you will be notified of your |
acceptance and granted access to the Gluten-free Pantry.
Please contact Dolores Hernandez if you have questions or need more information about this program at firstname.lastname@example.org or (310)206-3193.
Offering gluten-free options is a trend in colleges and universities across the country. UCLA’s Gluten-Free Pantry was highlighted in a recent Wall Street Journal article, "Gluten Danger Puts Schools to the Test." Click here to read the article.
| ||THE STUDENT NUTRITION AWARENESS CAMPAIGN (SNAC) |
The Student Nutrition Awareness Campaign (SNAC), a service of the Bruin Resource Center, has
a wealth of information available online, including shopping strategies and “Cooking for College Students” tip sheets. SNAC also provides information about weight management, body image, fitness, and supplements via informational table tents on all dining tables in the residential restaurants.
SNAC Main Website
SNAC Guide to Nutrition
NUTRITION INFORMATION RESOURCES AND LINKS