The Student Nutrition Advocacy Collaborative (SNAC) is a group of junior, senior, and graduate nutrition students dedicated to increasing nutrition awareness and teaching important nutrition skills.
Join the Student Nutrition Advocacy Collaborative (SNAC) for a FREE Grocery Store Tour!
GROCERY STORE TOUR
Learn tips for getting the most nutritious food for your money! On this tour, you will learn easy ways to incorporate more fruits and vegetables into your diet, compare food labels to make healthier choices, and interpret unit prices to save money.
The tour will be at Cub Foods in The Quarry and student nutrition advocates will be your guides. Meet at Cub (1540 New Brighton Blvd., Minneapolis) or catch a ride on the Grocery Shuttle!
Sign up is required, so please register for a tour.
Grab a free ride to and from Cub Foods in the Quarry and stock up on your groceries! The shuttle runs on Sundays from noon – 4 p.m. More information about the grocery shuttle along with exact pickup times and locations can be found here.
No sign up required for the Grocery Shuttle.
Meet one-on-one with a Boynton Health student peer educator for a nutrition check-up—together explore your current nutritional habits through a review of your 24-hour food record, completion of a body composition analysis test, and together establish and review your nutrition goals.
Your nutrition check-up will last 45 minutes. Prior to your nutrition check-up, you will need to print and fill out a 24-Hour Food Record Form.
Nutrition check-ups are sponsored by SNAC and are free to student services fee paying students. All nutrition check-ups will be held in the SNAC office, Room N-211 at Boynton Health, 410 St. S.E., Minneapolis MN 55455.
Have you ever wished you had a nutrition expert in your house as you rummage through your kitchen trying to decide what to eat for dinner? Boynton's student peer educators are available to teach the basics of meal planning and preparation. Dinner is included!
You can choose one of two recipes to make:
Sessions start promptly at 5 p.m. and end at 6 p.m. Lessons are for groups of two to four people.
Participants must be full-time, degree-seeking University of Minnesota students who have paid the Student Services Fee, live in ZIP code 55455, 55414 or 55108, and have access to a full kitchen (stove, refrigerator, range). As long as you fit these criteria, College Cooking 101 sessions are no cost to you!
Spinach, Apple Quinoa Salad:
African Peanut Stew:
Registration is now open, sign up for a class.
Members of SNAC are available for public speaking opportunities for campus groups large and small. We can craft a presentation on a specific topic and always provide relevant handouts and resources.
Commonly requested topics are general nutrition, eating disorders, and sports nutrition.
To schedule a presentation, contact the SNAC coordinator at email@example.com.
Please include the following information in your message:
You will receive confirmation of your request within 2 business days.
The video above demonstrates how to make veggie lasagna. Click the CC button on the video player to turn on/off closed captioning.
The video above demonstrates how to make vegetable shepherd's pie. Click the CC button on the video player to turn on/off closed captioning.
N211 Boynton Health
Katie Kasner, Advisor
SNAC promotes healthy eating in lots of ways, including:
Zapped Eggs with Vegetables.
Peanut Butter/Granola/Apple Wrap
Berry Banana Smoothie
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