What's Eating You? Do you have a healthy relationship with food? Maybe you or someone you care about is struggling with eating too much, not eating enough, eating on a budget, body image issues, or just a desire to have better eating habits. Eating on a budge can help you!
A subtopic of the What's Eating You campaign from the University Health Services, Eating on a Budget provides resources for affordable and healthy eating. Other subtopics include Mindful Eating, Positive Body Image, Eating Disorders, and Healthy Habits. Explore the full campaign by clicking "Learn More" at the bottom of this page.
Still having trouble formulating a nutrition plan that works for you? Make an appointment to see a registered dietician at the Tang Center. Call: (510) 642-2000
Eating on a Budget tips:
- Prepare meals and snacks at home ahead of time.
- Plan before you go to the grocery store and buy only what you need.
- Look for specials, especially on meat and seafood.
- Buy in bulk and buy in season.
- Stop by the UC Berkeley Food Pantry!
- Consider CalFresh (food stamps) and the Food Assistance Program.
More tips in these printable resources!
- Ten tips for eating better on a budget
- Affordable grocery stores near UC Berkeley
- 7 day menu for less than $5 a day
- Consequences of undernourishment with tips
Are you on a meal plan through Cal Dining? Take a look at this budgeting chart!