Nutrition and Body Image Programs

Grocery Store Tours (60 min.)

Appalachian State Grocery Store Tours are designed to enhance food shopping skills as a means to improve nutrition related behaviors. Facilitated by the department's Registered Dietitian and Wellness Coordinator, students will have the opportunity to have a guided tour of local grocery stores as a meals to increase raw fruit and vegetable intake, learn to read food labels, and utilize savings opportunities.

Click Here for tour dates and registration. 


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Move More: Eat Better (50-60 min.)

This presentation provides information about the importance of being physically active and maintaining healthy nutrition. Facilitated by members of WE CAN, students will have the opportunity to participate in a number of activities that will educate them about exercise guidelines, daily nutrition recommendations, and how to include wellness in their weekly schedules. Participants will also learn about on-campus physical activity and nutrition resources that are available to them. 

If you wish to schedule this program, please fill out the Wellness Educator Presentation Form available via AppSync. To successfully schedule a program, the request form must be completed 2 weeks prior to the desired event date. 




Contact Janna Lyons, Registered Dietician, at for questions about the services listed above. 

Contact Us

Miles Annas Student Services Building
614 Howard Street
Boone, NC 28608

Phone: (828) 262-3148
Fax: (828) 262-8452

Mailing Address:
ASU Box 32130
Boone, NC 28608

Monday - Friday: 8am-5pm



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