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NIU STEM Café focus on eating for health and sustainability May 13

DeKALB – How can we make healthy eating choices, especially now that we’re staying home more and shopping less?

Find out at the next online STEM Café at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 13.

At the café, you’ll learn about how to make healthy eating choices from nutrition experts:

• Julie Ann Patterson, NIU assistant professor of nutrition and dietetics

• Nancy Prange, registered dietitian and dietetic internship director at NIU

• Lisa Brandt, registered dietitian

This presentation will provide the latest information about the relationship between the foods we eat, our health and the environment. You’ll get sensible solutions for healthy, nutritious meals that will fit your lifestyle.

To register, visit A link to the event will be provided in your confirmation email. Click the link to join the meeting (via Adobe Connect) by 5:50 p.m. May 13. The online room will open at 5:30 p.m. The presentation will begin at 6 p.m. and will last about 2 hours.

On a computer, the Chrome browser works best, and you will be asked to download the Adobe Connect app. For tablets and mobile phones, go to your app store and download the Adobe Connect mobile app before attending. You will be able to listen to the speakers and have a chance to type in your questions.

For information, call Judith Dymond at 815-753-4751 or email

Source: The Daily Chronicle

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