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Good health requires proper nutrition. But what, exactly, constitutes a “balanced diet”? Here are some resources to assist your with your health eating plan.

Carolina Campus Community Garden

The Carolina Campus Community Garden aims to provide the space and support to grow vegetables and fruit so that all employees have access to fresh produce; and to foster a community among staff, students, faculty and the local residents.

Carolina Dining Services

Carolina Dining Services believes that good nutrition is essential to good health. To help assist you in furnishing your body with the essentials for a healthy diet, check out their website on the tools they have offer.

Farmer’s Market

Shop at a local community’s Farmer’s Market for the season’s locally grown and freshest fruits and vegetable. Here’s a link to the Carrborro and Southern Village Farmer’s Markets.

Food Pyramid

One size doesn’t fit all. MyPyramid.org offers personalized eating plans and interactive tools to help you plan/ assess your food choices based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

Nutrition Label Overview

Do you need assistance understanding food labels? Check out the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) website on understanding Nutrition Labels.