Healthy Eating

Providing you with healthy options is something your dining team proudly does every day. We help you select delicious, nutritious and satisfying meals, snacks and desserts by highlighting well-balanced menu choices and providing nutritional information and tips to help you make choices that fit your needs.

Meet the Dietitian

Salve Dining Services has access to Registered Dietitians for complimentary consultations on topics such as:

Food allergies, celiac disease, diabetes, or other special dietary needs
Eating healthy on campus
Vegan and vegetarian nutrition
Weight management
Campus Presentations

Our dietitians have a passion for leading a healthy lifestyle and empowering people of all ages to reach their healthiest potential through food and nutrition. They work with students, faculty and staff to encourage a healthy and holistic lifestyle. They also assist students on campus that have dietary restrictions, helping them become more comfortable in their new dining environment.

To schedule a meeting please contact Dining Services at (401) 341-2353

My Zone

My Zone is our secure campus “pantry” where food items needed by students with Celiac disease or nut allergies are stored and prepared with precautions against cross-contact. This area is free of tree nut, peanut and gluten-containing ingredients and products.

Click here to learn about other steps we take in regards to allergen friendly dining.

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Mindful is Sodexo's health & wellness approach that helps you make healthy choices second nature! We are committed to creating healthy environments for our customers. Central to this effort is providing healthy, nutritious foods. The result of this initiative is an approach that focuses on transparency of ingredients, delicious food, satisfying portions and clarity in message so that you can make Mindful choices!

Mindful offerings meet stringent nutritional criteria based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Each meal part is limited in calories, has fewer than 30% of calories as fat, fewer than 10 % of calories as saturated fat, and is restricted in sodium, and cholesterol. Look for the Mindful icon to indulge in the healthy and delicious items offered at each meal.

GlutenFree-35x35.pngA variety of gluten-free items across campus and can accommodate customers with foods that are free from gluten-containing ingredients and protected against cross-contact with gluten.

Vegetarian-35x35.pngMenu items with the vegetarian icon contain no meat, fish or poultry, or any meat products such as soup base. Our vegetarian offerings meet the needs of lacto-ovo vegetarians and may include eggs and/or dairy products.

Check out our Road Map to Plant-based Dining

Vegan-35x35.pngVegan offerings contain no meat, fish, eggs, milk or other animal-derived products such as honey.