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Eating Well at UF: Tips & Tools

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Did you know...

  • Skipping meals reduces concentration.
  • Fatigue can be an early sign of dehydration.
  • Attention span and productivity improve with as little as 10 minutes of physical activity.

College life can present unique challenges when it comes to eating well and staying active. While juggling a packed schedule, it may seem like cutting out exercise or skipping a meal will free up some much needed time. Eating on the run can make choosing balanced meals and nutrient-rich foods more difficult.  And, social events often involve food - particularly higher calorie snacks and sweets.

Fortunately, there are many resources available at UF and strategies that can help, Here are a few of the top tips for staying fueled and focused...

  • Don't skip meals
  • Eat mindfully 
  • Stay hydrated
  • Move more
  • Embrace your body

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