Rebel Reset: UNLV Nutrition Classes
July Session :Q&A with the Experts in Nutrition
Brief Summary: Ever been curious as to why you should eat your fruits and vegetables? Or if a Fad diet will actually help you be healthier and shed some weight? Like many people, due to popular media and so much information out there, what we should be eating and the best way to incorporate healthy food into our lifestyle can be confusing. We are providing a Q&A session to answer any nutrition questions people may have from the experts in nutrition: Registered Dietitians.
About the Instructor:
Nancy Zheng, RD, LD
Nancy is a Registered Dietitian currently working in acute and post-acute care facilities and pursuing her Master of Science in Nutrition. She is also a graduate assistant for the Nutrition Center and the Dietetic internship at UNLV. Her cumulative project for her master's is developing a nutrition intervention course for the prevention of Alzheimer's disease at the Cleveland Clinic. Nancy has a passion for nutrition and hopes to continue working as a dietitian and pursue research in brain health. For fun, she likes to rock-climb, run, and be outdoors.
Estefania Herrera, RD, LD
Stef is a Registered Dietitian currently pursuing her masters' in nutrition sciences. She works for the UNLV Food Pantry, UNLV Nutrition Center, and UNLV Community Clinic. Her heart is set on advocating and providing medical nutrition therapy for low-income, minority, and marginalized populations. Last year, Stef opened Lime Nutrition a non-profit that helps provide nutrition services for underserved communities. For fun, she likes to cook, admire nature, and read books that will elevate my soul.