Navigating Nutrition in a World of Fake News and Bad Advice


Jan. 15, 2021, 12pm to 1pm

Office/Remote Location

Rebel Recharge


As we start the new year, join us as we navigate through nutritional myths, fad diets, proper portions and helpful tips to enhance your dietary experience. This lecture is meant to strengthen your understanding of basic nutrition concepts that are often misconstrued in the media, social media or by the general public.

Samantha Coogan will break down some of our questions surrounding Portion Distortion/New Approaches to Intuitive Eating, Fad Diets and Why Some May or May Not Work/Other Myths (sticking to more popular ones: ketogenic, carnivore, paleo, Weight Watchers)/Beware of InstaCoaches. She will also provide us with some cooking tips and methods to Enhance nutrient quality.

Presenter: Samantha Coogan, MS, RDN, CSSD, LD, FAND, Director for Didactic Program in Nutrition & Dietetics

About Rebel Recharge

Rebel Recharge is a dynamic ten-month lunch-and-learn series featuring engaging and timely topics designed to stimulate conversation and develop new skills. The series is presented by faculty, staff, and alumni of UNLV and is open to all who would like to attend.



Admission Information

Contact Information

Alumni Association
Renee Rivera-Ghelfi

External Sponsor

UNLV Alumni Association