Consume a variety of foods

  • Include all of the food groups in your food choices
  • Fruits, vegetables, protein, dairy, grains, oils
  • Choose different types of foods within each food group
  • Color your plate – choose multiple colors of fruits and vegetables at each meal
  • MyPlate Link: http://www.choosemyplate.gov/college

Practice mindful eating

  • Listen to your body – know your hunger and fullness cues
  • Eat what you want when you are hungry, stop when you are full
  • Consider balance, variety, and moderation in food choices

Positive relationship with food

  • A diet mentality can lead to an unhealthy relationship with food
  • You should never feel “guilty” about what you eat
  • Eating well should not have to be about deprivation

ISSUE

DIET

NONDIET

Goal

Weight loss

Confidence in the ability to make choices

Food

Food is enemy; deprivation; willpower

Food is the friend; taste, savor, enjoy

Attitude

Perfectionist

Flexible, goes with the flow

Hunger

Eat when diet says to

In tune to body’s internal cues

Choice

Diet in control

Person in control

Regular Physical Activity

  • Consistent physical activity improves health and cognitive function for improved performance in school
  • Make it something you enjoy and not something that seems like a chore
  • Walking, running, fitness class, lifting weights, swimming, cycling, yoga, etc.

Positive body image

  • Appreciate your body for what it can do – running, dancing, breathing, laughing, etc.
  • Replace negative self-comments with positive ones – focus on those that are not physical
  • Look at yourself as a whole person – don’t focus on specific parts of your body

Health at Every Size


Cooking Class

Do you want to enjoy a "hands-on" experience preparing nutritious, delicious, quick and easy meals for yourself? We offer FREE Cooking Classes for FSU students! Space is limited so click on the button below to sign up!

Contact Heather Fisher, (850) 645-2524 or hfisher@admin.fsu.edu for more information.

Consume a variety of foods

  • Include all of the food groups in your food choices
  • Fruits, vegetables, protein, dairy, grains, oils
  • Choose different types of foods within each food group
  • Color your plate – choose multiple colors of fruits and vegetables at each meal
  • MyPlate Link: http://www.choosemyplate.gov/college

Practice mindful eating

  • Listen to your body – know your hunger and fullness cues
  • Eat what you want when you are hungry, stop when you are full
  • Consider balance, variety, and moderation in food choices

Positive relationship with food

  • A diet mentality can lead to an unhealthy relationship with food
  • You should never feel “guilty” about what you eat
  • Eating well should not have to be about deprivation

Regular Physical Activity

  • Consistent physical activity improves health and cognitive function for improved performance in school
  • Make it something you enjoy and not something that seems like a chore
  • Walking, running, fitness class, lifting weights, swimming, cycling, yoga, etc.

Positive body image

  • Appreciate your body for what it can do – running, dancing, breathing, laughing, etc.
  • Replace negative self-comments with positive ones – focus on those that are not physical
  • Look at yourself as a whole person – don’t focus on specific parts of your body

Health at Every Size


ISSUE DIET NONDIET
Goal Weight loss Confidence in the ability to make choices
Food Food is enemy; deprivation; willpower Food is the friend; taste, savor, enjoy
Attitude Perfectionist Flexible, goes with the flow
Hunger Eat when diet says to In tune to body’s internal cues
Choice Diet in control Person in control

Nutrition

What Does Healthy Mean?


Consume a variety of foods

  • Include all of the food groups in your food choices
  • Fruits, vegetables, protein, dairy, grains, oils
  • Choose different types of foods within each food group
  • Color your plate – choose multiple colors of fruits and vegetables at each meal
  • MyPlate Link: http://www.choosemyplate.gov/college

Practice mindful eating

  • Listen to your body – know your hunger and fullness cues
  • Eat what you want when you are hungry, stop when you are full
  • Consider balance, variety, and moderation in food choices

Positive relationship with food

  • A diet mentality can lead to an unhealthy relationship with food
  • You should never feel “guilty” about what you eat
  • Eating well should not have to be about deprivation

ISSUE

DIET

NONDIET

Goal

Weight loss

Confidence in the ability to make choices

Food

Food is enemy; deprivation; willpower

Food is the friend; taste, savor, enjoy

Attitude

Perfectionist

Flexible, goes with the flow

Hunger

Eat when diet says to

In tune to body’s internal cues

Choice

Diet in control

Person in control

Regular Physical Activity

  • Consistent physical activity improves health and cognitive function for improved performance in school
  • Make it something you enjoy and not something that seems like a chore
  • Walking, running, fitness class, lifting weights, swimming, cycling, yoga, etc.

Positive body image

  • Appreciate your body for what it can do – running, dancing, breathing, laughing, etc.
  • Replace negative self-comments with positive ones – focus on those that are not physical
  • Look at yourself as a whole person – don’t focus on specific parts of your body

Health at Every Size


Cooking Class

Do you want to enjoy a "hands-on" experience preparing nutritious, delicious, quick and easy meals for yourself? We offer FREE Cooking Classes for FSU students! Space is limited so click on the button below to sign up!

Contact Heather Fisher, (850) 645-2524 or hfisher@admin.fsu.edu for more information.

Consume a variety of foods

  • Include all of the food groups in your food choices
  • Fruits, vegetables, protein, dairy, grains, oils
  • Choose different types of foods within each food group
  • Color your plate – choose multiple colors of fruits and vegetables at each meal
  • MyPlate Link: http://www.choosemyplate.gov/college

Practice mindful eating

  • Listen to your body – know your hunger and fullness cues
  • Eat what you want when you are hungry, stop when you are full
  • Consider balance, variety, and moderation in food choices

Positive relationship with food

  • A diet mentality can lead to an unhealthy relationship with food
  • You should never feel “guilty” about what you eat
  • Eating well should not have to be about deprivation

Regular Physical Activity

  • Consistent physical activity improves health and cognitive function for improved performance in school
  • Make it something you enjoy and not something that seems like a chore
  • Walking, running, fitness class, lifting weights, swimming, cycling, yoga, etc.

Positive body image

  • Appreciate your body for what it can do – running, dancing, breathing, laughing, etc.
  • Replace negative self-comments with positive ones – focus on those that are not physical
  • Look at yourself as a whole person – don’t focus on specific parts of your body

Health at Every Size


ISSUE DIET NONDIET
Goal Weight loss Confidence in the ability to make choices
Food Food is enemy; deprivation; willpower Food is the friend; taste, savor, enjoy
Attitude Perfectionist Flexible, goes with the flow
Hunger Eat when diet says to In tune to body’s internal cues
Choice Diet in control Person in control

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University Health Services, FSU

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