Nutrition Services

Nutrition Team

Our Nutrition Team

For more information about Nutrition Services please contact the DHFS Registered Dietitian, Lindsay (Gaydos) Wilson, MS. RD. LD at (512) 232- 5636 or dietitian@austin.utexas.edu

Individual Nutrition Appointments
Did you know that the Division of Housing and Food Service has a Registered Dietitian on staff? Students can schedule personal appointments with the RD on numerous nutrition related topics, including food allergies and intolerances, vegetarian and vegan diets, weight loss, healthy weight gain, and much more. The Dietitian can also prepare personalized meal plans for specific caloric needs. Please contact the Dietitian for more information.

Nutrition Presentations for Floor Programs
Nutrition presentations on a variety of nutrition topics can be provided to resident groups by the Nutrition Team and/or Registered Dietitian throughout the year. To request a presentation, please contact the Nutrition Team or the Dietitian.

Nutrition Education Events
The Nutrition Team conducts monthly nutrition activities in the DHFS dining locations. Come out and participate in such events as The Whole Grain Challenge (October), National Nutrition Month (March), and various nutrition displays. Come visit us during one of our Nutrition Education Events and you won't walk away empty handed!

 

Nutrient Information of Menu Items

The Division of Housing and Food Service has a new icon labeling system that identifies the top 8 food allergens, along with food items that are avoided for religious and personal reasons. Allergen information may be found through the online menu system, via nutrition information centers in all DHFS dining locations, and on pre-packaged DHFS food items. It is recommended that all guests with special diets or food allergies consult the Division of Housing and Food Service Registered Dietitian for additional assistance and accommodations. View the menu >

 

healthy suggestions

Healthy Suggestions

Looking for some healthier options on campus? DHFS provides daily healthy suggestions that can be accessed from our online menu or from the nutrition information centers located in all DHFS dining locations. Just look for this icon placed next to our menu listings to see our healthy picks for the day.

vegetarian and vegan

Vegetarian and Vegan

One of DHFS' most important ongoing initiatives is to increase the amount of dining options available to vegetarian and vegan students. DHFS dining locations currently offer vegetarian options at every meal and Cypress Bend now provides Meatless Monday dinners every week featuring exclusively vegetarian and meatless entrees. The Vegetarian Focus Group allows students to provide our staff with feedback on their dining experiences so that DHFS can better suit their dietary needs and wants.

food allergy support team

Dining with Food Allergies

We are dedicated to providing support to students with food allergies through education, staff training, and reasonable accommodations in an effort to create a safe and inclusive collegiate dining experience.