NUTRITION and WEIGHT LOSS
HEALTHY PICKS @ CONN HALL
HEALTHY PICKS @ CONN HALL was designed by the University Nutritionist in cooperation with the Health and Wellness Center, the Fitness Center and Chartwells, to help you make healthier food choices. HEALTHY PICKS signs are located at 9 food stations throughout the dining room, including the bread rack, the cereal, omelet, baked potato, stir fry, pizza, sandwich, salad and dessert stations. Each sign contains specific tips to reduce fat and calories and add more fruits, vegetables, whole grains and lowfat dairy to your meal plan. THE BALANCED PLATE shows you what to add to make your meal more nutritionally complete.
Healthy eating habits are ESSENTIAL to the maintenance of a healthy weight.
We at the SCSU Fitness Center are dedicated to helping students find and maintain a healthy weight through regular exercise and good eating habits-- not diets! We promote ways to eat healthfully FOR LIFE! Let's change the way we feel about our bodies and learn to fuel them properly and challenge them to create strong, fit, and HAPPY bodies!
HOW TO USE FOOD AS A FUEL FOR YOUR WORKOUT
Click here for tips on exercise nutrition.
Are you looking for nutritional information for foods you eat on and off campus?
Click here to use the Chartwells Nutrition log search tool and find out now!
Click here for nutrition information from Balanced U -developed to help today's students find reliable health and nutrition information for their busy lives. The Balanced U subjects provide information relevant for activities and interests of young adults across the country and include Power and Energy, Healing and Immunity, Brain Boosting, Metabolism Boosting and more.
DO YOU HAVE AN EATING DISORDER or disordered eating habits?
Take the free online self assessment provided by the Counseling Center. Click here to start the screening (keyword= SCSU).
Your results may indicate that it would be a good idea to seek counseling. If so, or if you would like to talk with a mental health professional,
- Students should call University Counseling Services at (203) 392-5475.
- Faculty and staff should contact the Employee Assistance Program.
For general information, please VISIT the useful links below:
We like sparkpeople -- a site for people who need motivation: earn points and trophies just for logging in or reading articles!
Find out your own personal dietary needs based on your height, weight and activity level at choosemyplate.com
For a personalized nutrition and physical activity plan visit SuperTracker. Use this website to track your foods and physical activities to see how they stack up. Also use this site for tips and support to help you make healthier choices and plan ahead.
For more information about special programs and food served on campus, and to provide comments, suggestions, and feedback, visit dineoncampus.com/scsu
Chartwells teams up with MyFitnessPal to encourage healthy lifestyles.
Find healthy dining choices at all TYPES of restaurants, plus view nutrition information for the dishes served (calories, fat, carbohydrates, protein, fiber, etc...). Do your homework before you go out to eat: healthydiningfinder.com and nutrition.gov
Find out how to evaluate claims and safety of supplements: Dietary Supplements