Professor to discuss game strategy for Super Bowl of snacking
January 27, 2014
people, the Super Bowl game Sunday, Feb. 2, between the Denver Broncos and
Seattle Seahawks will mean more than watching football on TV. It will mean food
and lots of it, especially snack foods.
foods are high in fat and calories, but they don't have to be and still can be
tasty, according to UW-Stout Associate Professor Kerry Peterson, a registered
dietitian from the food and nutrition department.
will present "Healthier Snacks: Super Bowl and Beyond" from 12:20 to 1:15 p.m.
Friday, Jan. 31, in room 238 of Heritage Hall.
share strategies for developing your nutrition 'skillpower' for Super Bowl
parties, or any social gathering, which are prime opportunities for
overeating," Peterson said.
some of her dietetics students will make a healthier version of a popular
layered Mexican dip, a slimmed-down alternative to party nuts and "even
nutritious treats to satisfy your sweet tooth," she said.
"Our goal is
to show people you can satisfy your cravings without going overboard, and these
recipes are easy to make and taste good. You won't miss your traditional Super
Bowl snacks," she said.
limited. To register for the event, call 715-232-2687, by Thursday, Jan. 30.
presentation is part of the Improving Lives forum series sponsored by the
dean's office of the College of Education, Health and Human Services.
offers a Bachelor of Science degree in dietetics. Learn more here.