Nrich is the Student Unions Nutrition Philosophy.  The Arizona Student Unions Culinary Services team is committed to a philosophy that ensures students, faculty and staff are given delicious and nutrient dense food options.

Our Nutrition Philosophy:

  • Whole grains are used to increase fiber and nutrients
  • Healthier fats including monounsaturated fats and omega-3 fats are utilized
  • Plant-centered plate using whole foods that are minimally processed are emphasized
  • Natural flavors, spices, herbs and seasonings are used to limit added salt and sugar
  • Variety of foods available to accommodate food allergens and celiac
  • Vegetarian and vegan options are available with plant-based choices always offered where meat-based protein items are served
  • Menus are transparent with nutrition information and ingredients available through our Nutrition Calculator(link is external)
  • Nutrition education classes and workshops are offered to help students and staff excel with health goals
  • Executive Chef and Registered Dietitian ensure delicious, nutrient-dense foods are offered
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