Tag Archives: food

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Body Image and Social Media: The College Perspective

Currently popular are “thinspiration” and “fitspiration” Instagram pages, or “thinspo” and “fitspo,” whose messages focus on promoting thinness, health, and wellness. However, the distinction between a healthy relationship with food, dieting, weight loss, and exercise, and anorexia is further and further blurred.

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A Pantry of Love and Security

Many of us have experienced what it feels like to have extra meal points. The last few weeks of the semester consist of stopping by Bear Market and picking up all the junk that our hearts desire, then leaving school with piles of forgotten, unfinished

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Dining Hall Nutrition

From the loss of chicken tenders at Golden Bear Café, to the reduction of meat at Café 3, Cal Dining has undergone a drastic makeover in the past several years. UC Berkeley has increasingly taken steps towards creating healthy, tasty menus for students as well as developing more sustainable options.

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SNAP and Food Security in College

A college student browses the aisles of Safeway and Trader Joe’s as their shopping persona takes over — they touch all the items lined up on the shelves and slowly peruse all the cereals and snacks lined up on the walls. However, knowing they can’t purchase them with food stamps leaves them merely imagining what they taste like.