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Eating Healthy For Students

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					                         Eating Healthy For Students

For students, eating at college is an entire new ball game, with late night
pizza delivery and food from buggies. Even though some of these quick and
simple options taste great, they are probably not healthy for a student's
body. The food choices students make can affect whether or not they are
able to remain awake during class and whether or not they will come down
with mononucleosis when it hits campus. The problem is not only about
eating junk food, it's more about not getting the proper proteins, carbs,
vitamins, and minerals that people need.When it comes to defending against
illnesses, vitamins and minerals are very important. Just because they are
important, isn't a reason for students to run out and stock up on vitamins and

supplements. It's best for students to get their nutrition from food.You can
find vitamin C in citric fruits, Vitamin A in milk and diary products, and
vitamin E in nuts, whole wheat products, and even green leafy vegetables.
This is the ideal way to get nutrition, as your body relies on these vitamins

for many reasons.When you eat on campus, skip on the soda's and go right to
the juice machines. Explore the different entrees available and go to the
salad bar where there are fresh vegetables. You can also try putting some
broccoli and cauliflower in the microwave for steamed vegetables. There are
always healthy cereals and plenty of fresh fruit available in dining halls as
well.

Always remember that eating healthy isn't just about avoiding greasy foods.
Eating healthy involves getting a balanced diet and getting the right nutrients
and vitamins to keep your bodyin peak performance - or at least awake
during your classes.

				
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