Nutrition

Eating a balanced diet is vital for good health and wellbeing. Our Registered Dietitian supports students in residence at UBC Vancouver by providing resources, guidance and support for a variety of food and nutrition concerns.

RESOURCES

Follow our nutrition blog for juicy updates and student-inspired recipes, or learn to grocery shop from a UBC nutrition student!

DIETARY ACCOMMODATION

At UBC Food Services we do our utmost to communicate information about ingredients and allergens to our customers.

STUDENT SUPPORT

Talk to our Dietitian one-on-one about a variety of food and nutrition concerns. Book an appointment or reach out directly.

DIning Room Hacks Tours

Navigate the Residence Dining Rooms like a pro with insider tips and tricks from the Residence Dietitian! Attend a 10-minute drop-in tour to enjoy free food samples and be entered to win great prizes.

Tuesday, September 3 | 5-8pm | Gather
Wednesday, September 4 | 5-8pm | Open Kitchen
Thursday, September 5 | 5-8pm | Feast

Sara Kozicky, MPH, RD

Manager, Nutrition and Wellbeing

Sara completed her dietetics degree at the University of Alberta and recently completed a Masters of Public Health (MPH) at UBC. Sara has experience as a public health dietitian and patient food services manager in the hospital setting.

Sara is passionate about supporting student wellbeing and ensuring healthy foods are the easy choice in residence dining rooms at UBC. She strongly believes in promoting healthy, local and sustainable foods and using food as a way to connect with others. Sara is an advocate for teaching food skills, as they are fundamental for a lifetime of health.

In her spare time, Sara enjoys exploring food from around the world through travel and cooking. She loves being a part of the food and nutrition world at UBC – be sure to connect with her!

Nutrition Blog

How to Peel Ginger with a Spoon

How to Peel Ginger with a Spoon

Want to learn an easier method to peel your ginger? In this episode of our ‘UBC Chef Tips series’, Chef Brad demonstrates how to use a simple spoon to get the job done!

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How to Cut Cherry Tomatoes

How to Cut Cherry Tomatoes

Tired of cutting cherry tomatoes one at a time? In the first episode of our new ‘UBC Chef Tips’ series, Chef Brad shows us a handy trick that will make slicing them a breeze!

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4 Exam Season Snack Ideas

4 Exam Season Snack Ideas

To keep your body and mind fuelled this exam season, look for snacks that combine protein, carbohydrates, and healthy fats so you’re prepared when the study munchies hit.

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Dietary Accommodation

DINING SAFELY WITH FOOD ALLERGIES

While we do not have allergen-free facilities and cannot guarantee a completely allergen-free environment, we take steps to minimize the risk of exposure.

NUTRITION TOOLS

UBC’s residence dining rooms have tools like menu icons, allergen lists, nutrition information and online menus to help you make educated choices about the food you eat.

BOOK AN APPOINTMENT

Talk to our Dietitian one-on-one about a variety of food and nutrition concerns. Book an appointment or reach out directly.

ASK A QUESTION

No time to meet up? Students in residence can email our dietitian with food or nutrition questions.