Healthy Holidays - Food and Events

Please explore these resources from various U-M departments and student organizations:

Intuitive Eating (MHealthy | video) – The holidays can be a joyful time but many people have added stress around the increase in food choices available during this time of year. Learn how Intuitive Eating principles may help reduce stress around eating during the holidays. (slides also available).

Mindful Alcohol Use and Sustainable Hosting Tips Around the Holidays (MHealthy | video) – MHealthy’s Alcohol Management Program’s Tips about how to drink less alcohol or none at all during this upcoming season of celebration. We will also share tips on how to do this while focusing on being a “green host” that focuses on sustainability. 

Sustainable Events at U-M Guide (Office of Campus Sustainability | pdf) – Although not holiday-specific, this guide provides tips for hosting a sustainable event on campus.

Happy Holidays from SEAS: creative and fun DIY sustainable decorations & crafts (School for Environment and Sustainability | video) – The University of Michigan’s School for Environment and Sustainability wishes you Seasons Greetings! Learn how to create upcycled sustainable holiday decorations and crafts! (2019)

MHealthy Recipes (MHealthy | webpage) – More than 400 healthy recipes are available emphasizing whole grains, fruits, vegetables, beans, lean protein, low-fat dairy and healthy fats.

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