Meet the Dietitian
Cory Eakins, MS, RDN, LDN was named the Nutrition Coordinator for WKU in May 2019. Eakins graduated from the University of Kentucky in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Dietetics and completed the coordinated program’s dietetic internship. He returned to the University of Kentucky to complete a Master of Science degree in Nutritional Science with an emphasis in Sports Nutrition and Wellness in 2015.
Eakins uses a food first approach in order to help students through one-on-one counseling,
individualized meal plans, nutrition education, group presentations, grocery shopping
tours, and cooking demonstrations. Eakins takes a ‘food is fuel’ attitude with the
student athletes at WKU using the TopFuel sports nutrition program. In addition to
these responsibilities, Cory helps students with food allergies navigate the campus
dining locations with allergy friendly menu options.
Our dietitians help take the mystery out of healthy eating and is available to discuss dietary needs in a personalized, sensitive manner. Contact Cory at firstname.lastname@example.org for general information or to set up an appointment! Check out the healthy eating guides below!
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Reasons to Visit a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
The RDN can give you support in:
Healthful eating on campus
Medical concerns (diabetes, food allergies, and heart health)
Making improvements to current eating habits
Grocery shopping and food planning
Vegetarian and Vegan nutrition
Emotional issues with food
Healthy eating on a budget
General diet analysis
Managing Celiac Disease at WKU
Trying to manage diseases such as Celiac Disease or Gluten intolerance while on campus may seem impossible. You're not alone. Cory and the WKU Restaurant Group are here to help! Get the guide to managing your Celiac Disease or Gluten sensitivity at WKU!