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Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center Nutrition

Regularly eating the right amount and kinds of foods is an important part of an overall healthy lifestyle. Whether you are seeking personalized nutrition coaching, tips on healthy eating, or seeking to gain or enhance cooking skills, the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center has something for you.


Contact Us:

Marilyn C. Holmes, MS, RDN, LDN

Spring 2017 Nutrition Programs:

Nutrition Minute: 

Nutrition Minute is held once a week at the VRWC and offers quick tips and free samples of nutritious food to help support healthy eating habits.

Upcoming Events:

Rethink Pizza
Thursday, May 18
2 - 3PM

Summer is on its way and this quick and easy to prepare watermelon pizza is a refreshing snack or dessert to share with family and friends all summer long.

Healthy Banana Split Makes Breakfast
Tuesday, May 30
8 – 9AM

This dessert remake lightens up your day with yogurt, fruit and more.




Nutrition for Peak Performance:

Wondering what to eat before a competition that lasts all day? Do you want to know how to recover faster after a tough workout? Schedule a presentation for your club sports team with a Registered Dietitian to learn about fueling cutting edge athletic performance through nutrition.

The Recreation and Wellness Center provides team presentations based on your group’s needs, interests, and schedule. We can tailor messages to what your group is most interested in. Topics can highlight the following:

  • Pre and post workout foods
  • Healthier snack ideas
  • Eating on the road
  • Supplement use
  • Maximizing calories on a campus meal plan

Please contact Marilyn Holmes to schedule a team presentation. 

If you're interested in meeting one-on-on with a Registered Dietitian for an individualized nutrition plan, check out Personalized Nutrition Coaching