Nutrition expert to speak at Student Union Feb. 28
Posted: 02/20/2008
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The University of Texas-Pan American welcomes nutrition and healthy lifestyles expert Deanna Latson to the Student Union Theater Thursday, Feb. 28 at 5 p.m.

Deanna Latson

"Deanna's lecture will help students understand how health plays a vital role in their athletics, academics and life goals," said Cindy Mata, assistant director for the Student Union. "The fun and student-oriented lecture will cover topics such as foods you can eat to stay fit, meals perfect for test days and finals week, 'slow poisons' you eat every day, how to avoid feeling lethargic, and the top 10 foods that sabotage your weight loss efforts."

Admission is free for students, staff and faculty. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. for the event, which is hosted by the Wellness and Recreational Complex, Student Health Services, Bacchus and Gamma, UTPA Athletics and the Student Union.

For the past 20 years Latson has spoken to thousands of people across the United States to promote eating right, feeling good and looking great. She is a clinically certified nutritionist with a master's degree in health communication.

For more information on Deanna Latson visit For more information about the event or special accommodations, call 956/316-7989.