How to Handle Stress Eating

Sarah Dalman, a 5th year dietetics student at UBC, shares her tips on managing stress eating. Sarah’s interest in nutrition, science, and using evidence-based practices to promote good health has led her to pursue a career in dietetics. She is passionate about empowering others to use food as a vehicle to support overall physical and … Read more

What to eat and drink before an exam

As tempting as it is to learn quantum mechanics while mindlessly munching on handfuls of chips, this is not ideal fuel for your brain while studying. What we put into our bodies has a huge influence on how we perform physically and mentally.  UBC dietitian Melissa Baker shares some insider information on what we should be eating to … Read more

4 Exam Season Snack Ideas

By Nisha Takhar | UBC Dietitics Student Exam season is a tough time for all students, perhaps more so now that students are studying in isolation. Hitting the books for many hours often leads to neglecting our body’s internal hunger cues, which can lead to stress eating or forgetting to eat altogether. To keep your … Read more