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Meet The Dietitians!

Brandi Breden, RDN, LD (Right) received a Bachelor of Science degree from Southern Illinois University Carbondale in Human Nutrition and Dietetics in 2008. She enrolled at St. Louis University where she completed her dietetic internship in 2009. Brandi received a certification of training in Food Allergies through her membership from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics - the world’s largest organization of food and nutritional professionals.

Summer Spillman, RDN, LD (Left) received her Bachelor of Science degree in Hospitality Management and Dietetics with a concentration in Dietetics from Western Kentucky University in 2016. She then went on to complete her dietetic internship at WKU in 2017. Summer has a passion for helping people reach their nutrition goals and discussing your individual dietary needs. 

Our dietitians help take the mystery out of healthy eating and is available to discuss dietary needs in a personalized, sensitive manner. Contact Brandi and Summer at brandeana.breden@wku.edu and summer.spillman@wku.edu for general information or to set up an appointment! Check out the healthy eating guides below!

Gluten Guide

Food Allergy Guide

Vegan Guide

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Reasons to Visit a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

   The RDN can give you support in:

  • Healthful eating on campus
  • Weight management
  • 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
  • Sports nutrition
  • 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. Brandi and the WKU Restaurant Group are here to help! Get the guide to managing your Celiac Disease or Gluten sensitivity at WKU!

Managing Celiac Disease or Gluten Intolerance

If you are looking for advice and nutritional counseling, set up your personal session with the Health & Fitness Lab today!  A personal session, one hour long, will cost only $15.00! 

Please call (270) 745-6531 to set up an appointment.

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 Last Modified 1/14/19