Nutrition and Weight Management

Healthy eating is an important part of overall health, well-being, and personal energy. Learn about healthy eating from resources including the UChoose program, which helps you identify healthy food options on campus.

Featured Nutrition Videos

Find additional video resources from liveWELL and its wellness partners.

Meal Planning Part One

An introductory guide to planning and eating healthy meals.


Meal Planning Part Two

Further tips for planning and eating more healthy meals. 

Quick recipe ideas (pdf)

Plant-Based Eating

Learn about different types of plant based eating and their benefits.

Most Healthy Beverage

Learn the benefits of hydration and what beverage is is best for your overall health.

liveWELL Health Coach Service

liveWELL offers a one-on-one Health Coach Service free for faculty and staff. Health coaching may focus on nutrition or weight loss goals. Health coaches are available in person or via phone. For assistance email liveWELL or call 319-353-2973.


Logo reading UChoose, eat well, live well.

Campus-wide nutrition campaign to help identify healthy food options on campus.

University Housing and Dining

With 14 locations campus-wide preparing over 400 unique foods to meet all appetites and needs and serving 16,000 meals each day, University Dining offers students, faculty, and staff a welcoming, affordable dining experience just around the corner. Look for UChoose-approved healthy options.

University Hospitals and Clinics Food and Nutrition Services

All UI Health Care dining facilities have daily menus posted with healthy, UChoose-approved items identified, as well as a nutrient analysis tool called NetNutrition. Use these online tools to plan your meals and assist you in making healthy choices each time you dine at UI Hospitals and Clinics.

Weight Watchers @ Work

Weight Watchers offers on-campus and community groups at a variety of locations and times.

Additional Resources

Contact Information


Campus Address
Mailing Address

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