Topic: nutrition

football player seated at dinner table with large plate of fruit and bread
Campus News | April 6, 2022

UNLV student-athletes refuel with healthy food and tailored nutrition, thanks to a partnership with the Harrah College of Hospitality.

A woman gestures in her kitchen while teaching cooking lessons through videoconferencing
Campus News | June 15, 2021

Medical students get into the kitchen in the hopes that they’ll write fewer prescriptions for future patients.

Portrait of UNLV Athletics Dietiian Nicole Kiley
People | March 8, 2021

You can. You will. Let's go! That's the mantra that the UNLV athletic department's first sport dietitian uses for herself and for her student-athletes.

spoon pours candy sprinkles atop pile of white sugar
Research | July 17, 2019

How does the body react when you nix sugar from your diet? UNLV nutritionist Samantha Coogan shares a winning solution for withdrawal symptoms, and what to expect when they’re over.

Packing a lunchbox
Campus News | March 4, 2019

Packing your lunch doesn’t have to stop once you grow up. UNLV nutritionist offers tips on how to pack a healthy, affordable midday meal.

Chef Mark Sandoval
Athletics | November 2, 2017

Chef Mark Sandoval leading interdisciplinary pilot program to feed basketball team breakfast, and that might just be the tip of the omelette.

A basket containing grapes
Business and Community | August 31, 2017

UNLV dietitian Samantha Coogan on the pros and cons of organic vs. gluten-free, avoiding the afternoon sugar or caffeine crash, and making healthy options fun.