Britt McConnell, RD/LD, serves as Grinnell College's Registered Dietitian.
Britt has gained experience in the areas of nutrition and dietetics by working in a variety of settings including diabetes education, wellness, weight management counseling, long-term care and youth programs.
Britt is on campus each Monday and Wednesday when school is in session. Her educational displays in the Marketplace servery showcase healthy eating and lifestyle choices. These displays typically take place on 1-2 Wednesdays each month. Britt also meets with students to provide dietary support and education. The appointments are free of charge. Students interested in learning more about nutrition or making dietary changes can contact Britt by calling the Dining Services office at 269-3661 or by e-mail at email@example.com (e-mails are read when she arrives on campus).
Britt manages the nutrition information database. If you are interested in learning more about the food you are eating in the Marketplace, explore our nutrition fact sheets:
Upcoming and recent displays and events:
February 6th – 13 Health tips for 2013
February 19th – Wellness fair
March 6th – Nutrition month – Eat Right, Your Way, Every Day
April 10th – Healthy snacking
April 24th – Food labels
May 8th – Foods that seem healthy but are not
Wednesday, September 5 - Eat Well, Do Well . . . Marketplace Resources
Tuesday, September 18 - Avoid Brain Drain
Wednesday, October 3 - Healthy Hydration
Wednesday, October 17 - Sugar Shocker
Wednesday, November 7 - Portion Distortion
Wednesday, December 5 - Wired-Where Does Caffeine Fit In?
Helpful links to learn more about nutrition:
Jeanette Moser, Associate Director and Nutrition Counselor, and Britt McConnell, RD/LD, Consulting Dietitian, present nutritional information at the annual wellness fair.