As we prepare for what the next academic year will bring, you may be taking extra precautions to keep you and your family safe and prepared, including making sure you have everything you need at home. We are all much closer to snacks and facing more stress, both of which can trigger overeating and poor food choices. Good nutrition doesn't have to be restrictive or overwhelming. Small goals and changes can have a positive health effect, and every little bit (or bite) is a step in the right direction. Here are a few tips to get you started:
Join Nicole and Lauren from Reveal Food and Nutrition for a live, virtual cooking class! Whether it’s too hot to turn on the oven or you’ve run out of time to cook, we’ll share all the ways to get a quick and healthy meal on the table. We’ll be demonstrating refreshing recipes that combine the best of what’s in season with a few pantry staples. Plus, you’ll get a free digital copy of our must-have no-cook meal essentials guide. You won’t want to miss this!
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Just because COVID has changed a lot of things, doesn't mean your healthy eating habits have to go down the drain. This article, written by UC Davis Health, offers easy steps to keep your eating on track during the pandemic.
We've all been there - filling up our carts with healthy fruits and vegetables only to end up ordering pizza or take-out instead of cooking that healthy meal. This article, posted by Feed Your Potential, offers easy ways to preserve your excess fruits and vegetables without having to can them.
Can enjoying your food help improve your health? Studies are now linking mindful eating with nutrition and health benefits, with awareness serving as the largest tool. Wondering where to start? This article, posted by foodandnutrition.org, offers tips and resources for meditation and mindful eating practices.
CSUSM is committed to decreasing food insecurity for our campus community and has compiled a list of resources through the Cougar Pantry.
Kaiser Permanente offers various resources for healthy meal planning and habits, available free on their website for members and non-members.
ChooseMyPlate offers food planning information, resources, and activities for families.
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics celebrates Kids Eat Right Month during August.