Use these materials to inform
your residents about eating well at UNC and about cultivating a positive body
At the conclusion of the course,
participants will be able to:
- Understand how to make healthy eating choices in
the campus environment (in dining halls, on the go, with friends, etc.)
- Think about body image and how to support
themselves and each other
Laptop/projector, easel with notepad, markers, chosen
activity materials, handouts
Print desired handouts, gather activity materials, create
activity prizes (optional)
are two PowerPoint presentations available for this topic. One is on basic balanced eating and how to do so on
campus. This presentation is about 10-15 minutes long. The second is on body image and eating disorders. This
presentation is about 30 minutes long. However, if you would like to focus only
on body image or only on eating disorders, cutting the time in half, you could
do that too! There are also several activities for you to choose from to make
this workshop as long or short as you like, somewhere between 30 – 60 minutes.
There is also a short presentation on nutrition and fitness
that serves as an introduction to a Jeopardy-style game on those topics called Food and Fitness for the Win. This
presentation and activity together take about 60 mins, and there is a handout to go with them. Don't forget to check out the Nutrition Resources page for more info!
Note on Framing: It’s possible that many undergraduates who are
interested in nutrition might be concerned about weight loss or appearance
rather than health. When you’re talking with your residents about nutrition,
during this workshop or otherwise, emphasize that a balanced diet (and physical
activity) is important because it gives you the nutrients and energy your body
needs to do well day-to-day and in the long-run. It’s also one of the most
important ways to prevent disease! Though talking about a healthy body-image is
important, too, do so in a way that embraces all sizes and does not idealize a
Please comment on your experience with the health programming guide.
We really value your feedback and will use the information to tailor the
programming guide to your needs. Good, bad, or ugly, we want all of
your comments! Please take a few minutes to complete the survey for each module that you use. Thank you!!
Create Your Own Trail Mix
Food and Fitness for the Win!
Nutrition Workshop Intro
What’s on Your Plate?
Bulletin Boards Available:
Fats and Oils
Body Image Bulletin Board