Are you concerned about your weight?

If so, you are not alone. It’s well-known that weight gain is a major health concern, especially for college students. You can sit down with our registered dietician, Shavaun Cloran, to make a plan to improve your food intake, thereby improving your health.

Factors in weight include a balance of food and activity. Shavaun can help you determine what your needs are and make suggestions on how to meet those needs without feeling restricted. Remember, seeking nutrition counseling is not about dieting; it’s about learning how to make healthy choices.

Ideas to Stay Healthy

  • Plan exercise or activity like a course—pencil it in and don’t skip it!
  • Create win-win situations. If you surround yourself with healthy food options and you get hungry, your choice will be between something healthy and something healthy.
  • Eat every 3-4 hours. If you skip meals or get too hungry, you’ll set yourself up for uncontrollable, ravenous hunger. It’s hard to make healthy food choices when you’re so hungry you’d eat anything.
  • Alcohol has more calories per gram than carbohydrates or protein and will not nourish you. It also makes unhealthy food binges more likely, so enjoy drinks in moderation.