Dietician to the Pros to Talk on ‘Nutrition for the Everyday Athlete’ Tomorrow

Carolyn Peterson, one of only six Minnesota board-certified specialists in sports dietetics, will speak about “Nutrition for the Everyday Athlete” on Tuesday, Feb. 22. Her presentation will run from noon to 1 p.m. in O’Shaughnessy Educational Center auditorium. The event is part of Body Image Awareness Week, Feb. 21-25.

 A dynamic speaker, Peterson is the director of the Food Science and Nutrition program at the University of Minnesota and teaches graduate-level courses to students in the dietician program. She is also the consultant dietician for sports nutrition for the Minnesota Vikings, Twins, Wild, Lynx and Timberwolves.

Pizza and beverages will be available to the first 75 guests. There also will be gift bags filled with great information and giveaways.

This event is co-sponsored by Student Health Services, the Wellness Center, University Lectures Committee, and Counseling and Psychological Services.

For more information e-mail the Wellness Center.