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Refuel

HealthyU encourages you to maintain a nutritious and balanced diet throughout your time at U of T and beyond. We’ll help you create healthy habits by giving advice on reading food labels, eating well on a budget, mindful eating, safe food handling, healthy resources on and off campus, and more!

 
Programs and Services
Salad with tomatoes, lettuce and chives
Salad with tomatoes, lettuce and chives
Eat well
A well-balanced diet has many proven health benefits

A well-balanced diet has many proven health benefits, including improved mood, energy, and an increased ability to concentrate and deal with stress.

Cat sleeping
Cat sleeping
Sleep well
Getting enough sleep is key to your health.

Getting enough sleep is key to your health, safety, performance at school and work, and overall quality of life. Our busy lives can make it challenging to sleep well, so here are some tips to find a good balance and make sure you get enough sleep.

Two students, one eating a sandwich
Two students, one eating a sandwich
Disordered eating care
Find support for yourself or a friend.

If you're concerned about your eating behaviour, or if you have questions about a healthy weight, you may want to speak to one of our health professionals. We may also be able to refer you to a dietitian for additional nutrition counselling.

The Student Experience
HealthyU Lunchbox Challenge
HealthyU Lunchbox Challenge
HealthyU Lunchbox Challenge 2017
Win a prize for having a healthy packed lunch!

Entering is as easy as 1, 2, 3!

  1. Pack your favourite healthy lunch
  2. Post a photo with the recipe on the HealthyUofT Facebook event page
  3. Vote for your favourite recipes by liking them on Facebook

Photos submissions will be accepted Feb 1 – Feb 15, 2017. 

Voting will be open until Feb. 16 - 28, 2017. 

Winners* will be announced at the end of February. 

Prizes include gift cards to the U of T Bookstore, Fresh restaurant and more! Winners will be announced at the end of February.

*The three most liked photos will be sent to our campus dietitian who will rank them according to nutritional value to determine the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes. 

Madelin with closed eyes
Madelin with closed eyes
Refuel, Reflect, Sleep, Repeat.
 Life @ U of T blogger Madelin explains how she finds balance in life.

"My bed is the location where I recuperate, where my body has a chance to regenerate, and where my mind rejuvenates." Read a first-hand account of how to balances self-care, academics and extra-curriculars and get enough sleep every night. R

Student napping on a common room couch
Student napping on a common room couch
The Best Places to Nap on Campus
Life at U of T presents the Best Places to Nap on Campus

Tired on campus and don't know where to find a quiet spot? The Life at U of T Community Crew takes matters into their own hands to test out some of the best napping spots on campus! Watch the video to find the best place to nap on University of Toronto's St. George campus. 

Healthy Habits
logo: BT
logo: BT
#BTSleepWeek
Breakfast Television in Toronto hosts informative week all about sleep!

Breakfast Television morning television show explores your sleep to get you better and deeper rest. Learn the science of sleep, tips to sleep better, and catch segments featuring industry experts.

Student in a cafeteria with tray of healthy food
Student in a cafeteria with tray of healthy food
eaTracker
Brought to you by Dietitians of Canada

Use eaTracker to check your food and activity choices, analyze your recipes and plan your meals. Sign up to set goals and track your progress.

Bacon, eggs, toast, tomato, lettuce
Bacon, eggs, toast, tomato, lettuce
The Student Kitchen
Food Services' resource for students on everything food.

If you’ve just started living on your own you’ve probably realized that there are a few essentials to maintaining your own kitchen. From tips to cooking tricks, including recipes and weekly specialties our Student Kitchen has everything you would need for a well-balanced cooking space.