Davidson and Bennett, Lead Coordinator and Assistant Coordinator for FRESH, provide a description of the FRESH program in an article published in Western News.
“As the school year unfolds, students begin to focus primarily on their schoolwork and tend to neglect other needs such as sleep, stress relief, exercise and healthy eating. Since overall well-being affects academic status, it is crucial students pay attention to their health, particularly their eating habits.
Healthy eating habits can help improve other aspects of well-being, such as reducing stress and assisting in improving sleep habits to promote better rest. The concern to be addressed then is, how does one find the time to learn about healthy eating or how to cook healthy meals?
Fortunately, FRESH (Food Resources and Education for Student Health) can help.”
Continue reading the article here.