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E119 Campus Recreation and Wellness Center
309 South Madison Street
Iowa City, IA 52242-2010
United States

Healthy eating plays an important part in promoting optimal health and well-being. Learn more about starting your journey towards healthy eating and connecting with resources.

Featured Nutrition Content

Tips for Packing a Balanced Lunch


Meal Planning Series

What is Meal Planning?

Click here for the full Meal Planning Video Series.

Download the Meal Planning Prep Guide.

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Mediterranean Meal Planning from Wondr Health

Download this special meal planning resoure that includes a Mediterranean grocery guide, tip sheet, and four recipes. 

Mindful Eating

Mindful eating is an approach to eating that uses all the senses to experience and enjoy the food you eat. The goal of mindful eating is to tune into your body's signals of hunger and fullness without judgment.

liveWELL Eat Well Cookbook


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Explore cooking and preparing healthy meals at home with liveWELL's Eat Well cookbook series.

  • First Edition: Recipes and Healthy Eating Tips
  • Second Edition: Seasonal Recipes



Healthy Eating Around the World

Healthy eating looks different for everyone and is not a one-size-fits-all. Your favorite cultural foods can be part of a healthy eating pattern.

Campus Resources

Local Food Pantry Information 

Food accessibility and affordability is very important to survive, maintain a healthy lifestyle, and to be able to focus at work and in school. An estimated 8.2% of Johnson County residents, including over 10% of children, are food insecure and lack consistent access to adequate food. (Source: Johnson County Iowa Public Health, 2022

Additional Resources