Did you know that you can use your hand as a tool to estimate serving sizes and manage your portions? Your fist is equivalent to about 1 cup or 250 mL! You can use this as a reference for portioning foods such as pasta, salad, cereals and more! For other handy tips on portion control, check out this resource from Eat Right Ontario: www.eatrightontario.ca/en/FoodPortionsToolkit.aspx... See MoreSee Less
Today's FRESH executive spotlight is Alyssa - VP Social Media.
Hello Western! My name is Alyssa and I am in my fourth year of Nutrition and Dietetics.
My favourite thing about FRESH is the win-win opportunity that it provides students. Not only are nutrition students able to educate Western students on nutrition and food skills, but Western students are also able to benefit with gaining valuable nutrition knowledge (and sometimes free food)!
As the VP of Social Media, I organize and post on all of FRESH’s Social Media platforms (Facebook, Twitter - @FRESH_U_, and Instagram @freshwestern). My role is to communicate nutrition information and events to the Western community, and help Peer Educators practice writing informative and sound nutrition messages. ... See MoreSee Less