“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food” -Hippocrates
Oxy nutrition guides available for download:
Gluten Free Menu Guide - Marketplace
Gluten Free Menu Guide - Tiger Cooler
Healthy Options - Marketplace
Healthy Options - Tiger Cooler
Kosher Packaged Items - Marketplace
Kosher Packaged Items - Tiger Cooler
Vegan Selections - Marketplace
Vegan Selections - Tiger Cooler
10 Healthy Eating Tips for Busy College Students
Nutrition counseling and education services are offered free to Oxy students. Registered Dietitian Nancy M. Neff, RD is available by appointment to meet with individuals or groups. If you have questions or concerns about any nutrition issue, please contact Nancy directly at firstname.lastname@example.org to set up an appointment. Topics may include balancing a vegetarian diet, food intolerance or allergies, weight loss, gain or maintenance, or health issues, such as diabetes, high cholesterol, or anemia.
Do you have a food allergy or preference, and want help making food selections in the dining facilities? Contact Associate Director Robert Starec at email@example.com or (323) 259-2639 for consultation on menu ingredients. If your diet is gluten free, you may also consult the Oxy GF guides (above), or the Gluten Free Resource Directory (below).
Special Diets: Campus Dining's staff of trained chefs can accommodate special diets in the case of medical need. Contact Associate Director Robert Starec at firstname.lastname@example.org or (323) 259-2639.
Helpful External Resources
SuperTracker can help you plan, analyze, and track your diet and physical activity. Find out what and how much to eat; track foods, physical activities, and weight; and personalize with goal setting, virtual coaching, and journaling.
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Food and Nutrition Information You Can Trust
Celiac Disease Foundation - Live Gluten Free
Nutrition Data - Nutrition Management Tools
Guide to caffeine contents in food and beverages
The Occidental College Nutrition website provides information about food and nutrition. The information found in this website is not intended for medical self-diagnosis, treatment, or counsel concerning a health problem, nor as a substitute for the care of a licensed health professional. If you have medical concerns please contact the staff at Emmons Wellness Center (323) 259-2657 or your family physician.
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