UNM Healthy Eats
Healthy items were determined through nutritional analysis of each recipe. Nutrition standards listed below were set to identify which entré items can be categorized as healthy. Each participating vendor has chosen three items from their menu they wish to showcase.
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To create a wellness culture for UNM by integrating a focus on healthy eating and physical activity and to foster this environment by providing easily accessible information about healthy options at campus eateries.
By committing to providing healthy food options on campus, we commit to a campus culture that promotes wellness through healthy lifestyles that enhance the quality of life for our faculty, staff and students. This Healthy U program focuses on identifying and making customers aware of healthy items offered at UNM eateries, premiering first with the Student Union Building (SUB) eateries. Better-for-you menu options are displayed at participating SUB restaurant locations and online. Healthy items were determined through nutritional analysis of each recipe. Nutrition standards listed below were set to identify which entrée items can be categorized as healthy. Each participating vendor has chosen three items from their menu they wish to showcase.
This program is possible because of collaborative efforts from Employee Health Promotion, Student Health and Counseling, Chartwell's Campus Dining, the SUB and each SUB restaurant vendor. All are working toward a common goal to provide UNM's campus community with what they have been asking for - healthier food selections on campus.
If you have more questions regarding Healthy U or the UNM Healthy Eats program, contact Employee Health Promotion at firstname.lastname@example.org or 272-4460. For more information on specific nutrition recommendations for individuals, students should contact Student Health and Counseling and faculty and staff should contact Employee Health Promotion.
Eating well requires focus on healthy eating and physical activity. The UNM Healthy Eats program helps you find food options that meet healthy nutrition guidelines. Sodium and total calories have been identified as the two unchangeable requirements as both can contribute significantly toward chronic disease if left uncontrolled. Fat, fiber and calcium are also areas in that can be excessive or deficient, making them other important requirements.