Healthy & Happy Body

A healthy body image means feeling good in our bodies. Healthy and happy bodies are essential for academic success. College life can present students with unique challenges when it comes to taking care of their health and staying active. Balancing coursework, family, employment and maintaining a social life creates quite a juggling act. It can be challenging to take care of so many responsibilities and stay healthy.

Resources for students

Student Nutrition Services provides individual (virtual) nutrition counseling.

Online resources

Healthy eating basics

  • Keep hydrated with water.
  • Avoid caffeine, soda and energy drinks.
  • Avoid adding additional sugar and salt to food.
  • Eat fish twice a week. Herring, salmon and tuna are best for concentration.
  • Eat regular, small meals to keep the metabolism active and the mind focused.
  • Minimize adding condiments on sandwiches and replace with humus or avocado spread.