In an effort to improve the nutritional status of university staff and raise awareness of healthy nutrition habits, Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University, represented by Nutrition Unit of Students Affairs Deanship. And in conjunction with the World Anti-Obesity Day, in collaboration with Association of Combating Obesity “Kayl", organizes an outreach event entitled "Change your Habits" on Wednesday and Thursday, 10-11 Safar 1441 AH corresponding to 9-10 October 2019, in front of Center for Student Support and Services (190) from 9 am to 12 pm.
The event includes measuring the BMI of the university employees and determining indicators of weight gaining and prevalence of obesity through the mobile clinic of Kayl Association. In addition, it includes a nutritional counseling corner providing nutritional counseling to visitors and clarifying the importance of adopting healthy nutritional habits and its impact on general health.
In our endeavors to encourage students to engage in physical activity, the Unit offers an invitation for a free visit to students club at the University. It also coordinated to provide free nutritional counseling at the headquarters of the Association of Anti-Obesity "Kayl" throughout October and November.
This event is part of a package of awareness events scheduled within the extracurricular activities plan of the Nutrition Unit, which strives to promote public health, reduce level of obesity and improve the dietary pattern of University staff.