Food and Nutrition
Eating well is so much more than getting enough nutrients. Good food and joyful eating--that's the beginning of the recipe for health.
Eating is one of life’s great pleasures. Food gives your body the energy and nutrients it needs. And the tastes, flavors, and satisfaction it wants. The articles and resources you find here will help you explore your relationship with food and eating, and learn how your body regulates food choices and amounts.
There's lots of how-tos about foods--shopping, storing, and preparing--including many recipes to try.
Check your pulses: Which beans are in your pantry?
Did you stock up on beans wondering what you would eat during the stay-at-home order? If you need new recipes to try, consider these options from the Health4U archive.
Fun Times at Family Meals
When we eat together, we share more than a meal.
Explore Food and Nutrition
Nutritionist Peggy Crum sorts through the vast array of nutrition information and advice to help you identify what is helpful and what may be harmful.
Let’s you work one-on-one with a registered dietitian. A doctor’s referral is not required.
If you prefer learning in-person, Health4U Food and Nutrition courses and classes may be just right for you.
Collaboration with MSU chefs from Culinary Services and the University Club has produced a lot of recipes over the years. You'll find the entire archive of recipes from Recipe for Health uploaded as well as many of the recipes from Kitchen Skill Drill.
Looking for local produce? Want to read more about how to eat taking a mindfulness approach? Or an article to explain nutrition research? Here are additional resources outside of Health4U.