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. Her eating competence perspective helps you maintain or achieve a positive relationship with food.

What's on hand

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.

Nourishing Children and Families

Fun Times at Family Meals

When we eat together, we share more than a meal.

Resource Guide

Physical and Mental Health Resources

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS DURING COVID-19

Health4U staff have created a list of FAQs about the Health4U services that are currently available to campus during COVID-19.

Nourishing Children and Families

Body-Positive Parenting

Weight stigma and diet culture will likely continue on, but they do not have to exist in our homes.

Culinary Cooking and Concepts

Holiday Cooking: How to Stress Less and Enjoy More

Chef John Findley and Chef Katie Cowsert shared their expertise--and recipes--on cooking for a crowd. While you're not likely to have 800 guests (like the UClub), their advice will help you manage your small crowd.

Eating for well-being

Eating Well in the Midst of Plenty

Learn to trust yourself even when there's lots of food around.

Food Facts

Turkey

Everything you need to know to buy and prepare your holiday bird! This is an update from an article originally posted in November 2016.

Kitchen Skills

Thanksgiving Turkey (and Sides) Tips

(It seems timely to re-post this article from November 2018) Be kind to your guests and to yourself. Make sure to handle and cook your turkey and the sides properly.

The Truth About Diets

Kids don't need to diet. Ever.

How to protect your children from food and body shame. And from the harmful practices of diet-leader.

Eating for well-being

Look North for Joy in Dietary Advice

O Canada, you're the latest to acknowledge that pleasure in eating is not only okay, but important! You have left US behind.

Eating for well-being

Clean is the New Healthy

"Eat this not that" summarizes most every diet and food rule. Turns out, that's NOT helpful in learning to eat better. Listen to this podcast by Jennifer Harris, registered dietitian and eating disorder specialist.

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Coaching and Counseling Services

Coaching and Counseling Services provides you with access to accurate health and lifestyle information, helping you to explore new behaviors and skills, and identifying useful campus and community resources.

MSU community members eligible for coaching and counseling services include faculty, staff, graduate assistants, and retirees

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Departmental Services

The goal of department based services is to provide work units and colleagues the opportunity to learn about health and wellness as a group activity or exploration.  

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Your one stop resource for reliable medical information. Explore Health Topic information for specific health concerns. Interactive Tools uses your responses to questions to help with making medical decisions,  and Learning Centers can provide a more complete understanding of medical concerns.

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