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How To Eat Healthy in College: 25 Items For Your Dorm

For the first time in your life, you’re on your own, making decisions about what you should and shouldn’t eat. You’re surrounded by salty snacks and sweets, you’re almost always in a rush, and controlling what you consume without a kitchen at your disposal can be majorly challenging. But college is also the place where you can start establishing good eating patterns that will last a lifetime (and where you can break the bad ones, too!).

Eat Healthy in College

Whether it’s grabbing something quick between classes or snacking while staying up late to study, here are some staples and snacks for healthy dorm chefs.

The top 25 food items every college student should have to Eat Healthy in College


steamed lentils
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quaker oatmeal
health benefits of greek yogurt
7. Eggs – because you could crack them on top of anything!
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17. Hummus
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 skinny pop popcorn
19. Nuts
21. Dark Chocolate – helps with endurance and energy
24. This Tomatillo Salsa
Steak & Egg White Salsa Verde Breakfast Meal Prep Recipe
25. Milk

AboutSarah Kesseli

Sarah Kesseli is a Certified Eating Psychology & Intuitive Eating Counselor at She spent the first eight years of her career working in the fitness industry before making the jump into the food, ‘mood’ and nutrition side of the wellness world. Sarah also creates healthy and simple recipes on her website Ingredients Of A Fit Chick as well as for a few well-known, industry leading companies. In her free time, Sarah loves to attend yoga classes, hike, read and spend time at the beach.

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