Healthy Eating Advice from Cooking Club

Keira Munko, Staff Writer

Having healthy eating habits is essential, as it ensures bodies have the nutrients they need to grow and develop. Here are a few tips for healthy eating from the president of Cooking Club, Gabe Tanumihardja ’23:

  1. “No food is truly unhealthy. Of course, some foods are obviously healthier than others, but obsessing overeating solely healthy foods causes more harm than it does good. A lotta eating disorders come from this notion of ‘everything is unhealthy’. Excessively eating is unhealthy, but it’s fine to eat an “unhealthy food” every so often.”


  1. “Balance. As I said earlier, everything should be eaten in moderation. Overconsumption of a certain food, or even a certain food group can lead to serious problems. Try to get a balanced amount of protein, carbs, fruits, vegetables, and fats every day.”


  1. “Add healthier foods instead of removing unhealthier foods. Instead of not ordering fries, just add some leafy greens to your burger. Of course, do so in moderation. Don’t eat a whole fried chicken and then a head of cabbage to ‘balance it out’. Notice your eating habits and try to add some more nutrition to it.”

It is extremely important to take care of your body, and healthy eating is a big part of that. “At the end of the day, your health dictates everything you do,” said Tanumihhardja, “You only got one body, so you’ve got to treat it right.”