Sep 3, 2019
Whether you're a new freshman leaving home for the first time or a third year student who's learning your way around a rental kitchen, eating healthy-ish can be a struggle. Join us for easy tips and tricks on how to navigate the cafeteria on campus and work with your roommates off campus to optimize your health and learning goals. Our special guest is University of Tampa Senior, Holly Sampson.
USDA's Choose MyPlate website https://www.choosemyplate.gov/ten-tips-be-choosy-in-the-dining-hall
Shelf Stable Snack Ideas: Instant oatmeal, peanut butter, high protein granola bars, trail mix, nuts seeds or dried fruit, low sodium beef jerky, fruit cups (no sugar added), canned/bag tuna, whole grain crackers and pretzels, reduced sodium soups
Fridge Stable Snack Ideas: High protein yogurt or cottage cheese, cheese sticks, hummus, salsa, high protein chocolate milk (like Fairlife or Horizon)
Associations between Dietary Intake and Academic Achievement in College Students:
Food Choices and Academic Success Study: http://www.alliedacademies.org/articles/college-students-eating-habits-and-knowledge-of-nutritional-requirements-9188.html