Health and Wellness: Food and Mood!

Food and Mood

Join us for a mindful exploration of healthy eating and how our relationship with food can affect our mood. This is an interactive program that combines relaxation and mindfulness meditation exercises with practical nutrition knowledge. With the help of a Registered Dietitian we will learn how to translate Canada’s Food Guide into a useful nutrition tool, learning ways to pace and plan meals and integrate healthy snacks, and about the importance of regular exercise for optimal health and academic performance.

Resources

Books for reference

Mindless Eating: Why We Eat More Than We Think by Brian Wansink Ph.D. available on Amazon.

Mindful Eating: A Guide to Rediscovering a Healthy and Joyful Relationship with Food by Jan Chozen Bays available on Amazon.

Additional information

Mindless eating explores the decisions we make about food and how we can take action to make more effective choices.

The Center for Mindful Eating explores our relationship to food to help you have a more balanced life.

Workshops

Registration:  To register, call the Health & Wellness Centre at 416-978-8030. This workshop is open to all students, but limited to 25 participants, so register early! If you are unable to attend, please provide 48 hours’ notice of your cancellation.

When:  5:10 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Nov 8, Dec 6, 2017 / Feb 7, Mar 7, 2018:

Where: Health & Wellness, Group Room B, Koffler Student Services Centre, 214 College Street, 2nd Floor

Direction (New!):

  • Follow the sign to Health & Wellness Centre, 2nd Floor and stop on the Landing.
  • Enter the group room area using the door on the Landing area. Look for the signs on the Group Room Doors.
  • If you need elevator access, please see Elevator access to the 2nd floor Group Rooms.

Facilitators: Laurie Coleman, RSW, Health & Wellness, and Robert Smith, RD, Health & Wellness

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