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Tracy’s Health and Wellness Events

  • Healthy Bites;

        Select Mondays from 12pm-1:30pm;

        Stop by the Healthy Bites table in Café 1201 (and other Webb Center locations) where our Dietitian brings nutrition “talk” to the table. Students will learn about healthier snack alternatives that they may not have tried before. All snack samples can be found on campus in Monarch Dining retail locations. Healthy Bites brings light to healthy and quick snack options that can be incorporated into your busy day. Learn how easy it can be to eat healthy here at ODU!
  • Dietitian Consult;

         By appointment ( (Fall, Spring and Summer Semester);

        Our Dietitian is available for individual consults with ODU students for a variety of reasons including:  to gain or lose weight, eat healthier, eating for energy, budget shopping and meal planning, improve sports performance, and medical reasons like Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease, High Blood Pressure, Celiac Disease and other digestive problems.

  • Weight Management Program:  Drop It Like It’s Hott… the Healthy Weigh, (Fall, Spring and Summer Semester);

         Select Tuesday’s 12:30-1:30 pm and Wednesday’s 2:30-3:30 pm;

         Join our 6 week fast-track program to a slimmer, healthier you! Each 1 hour class includes interactive discussion on nutrition, behavior modification and exercise. Facilitated by our ODU Dietitian, Tracy Conder, RD, CSSD, this series is the best collaboration of Student Health Services, Recreation & Wellness and Counseling Services! Let our experts help you drop it like it’s hot... ODU style. After all you only get one body, with no refunds or returns. Learn how to treat it right today!

  •  PAW event:  Big Blue’s Healthy Kitchen Wars;

  • Monarch Meals In the Microwave;

        Select dates; 12:00 pm- 2:00 pm (Fall, Spring and Summer Semester) Location: Webb Center;

  •  Nutrition Corner;

        Wednesday’s 12:30-1:30 pm;

        Each week throughout the semester the campus dietician will be in the lobby providing information on a specific nutrition topic. She will also be available to speak to students one-on-one regarding any nutritional questions.

  • Monarch Fuel;

        1st Thursday of the month 12:30-1:30pm;

         Want to get the most out of your workout? Have you been working out and not getting the results you are looking for? If so, then it may be what you are eating.  Studies show improvement to muscular strength in as little as three weeks when a few key eating strategies are put into place. Stop by our Monarch Fuel table at the SRC as our ODU campus dietitian dishes out cutting edge sports nutrition. You'll receive great tips and handouts. Come on out and give your plate a workout!

  •  Diabetes Prevention Program;

         8 week program, Friday’s 10am and 2pm;

         Learn how to lower your risk for Type 2 Diabetes in this eight week program.  Our instructors will help you manage risk factors in the areas of balanced eating, weight, blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar, tobacco cessation and physical activity. Take the first step towards tomorrow’s prevention today!

  •  Food & Fitness Night;

        3rd or 4th Thursday of the month 5:30-7:30pm;

        This is a fun and social program that will allow you to learn about physical activities and food culture from around the world. Come join the SRC and our ODU Dietitian in some food and fitness fun!

Gluten Free Solutions

Gluten Free
Avoiding gluten in your diet? We have a dedicated Gluten-Free Zone in our residential dining room where all selections in this area are gluten-free. They have been specially prepared in a gluten-free area of our kitchen. To see our daily menu offerings at this station, visit our Locations & Menus page.

*Even foods commonly prepared without gluten containing ingredients may not be ‘gluten-free’. Our recipes are prepared in open kitchens where cross-contact is possible and where ingredient substitutions are sometimes made. If you have celiac disease or a gluten sensitivity please notify your on-site manager to request an individually prepared ‘gluten-free’ selection.