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Performance Dining program promotes healthy eating at Wake Forest

Initiative incorporates menu icons, a My Plate-style pictograph, pop-up education events and a Performance Dining station in the dining hall into a comprehensive campuswide strategy.

The student body at Wake Forest University has had a statistically high prevalence of disordered eating and body dissatisfaction. To address that situation, the school’s Deacon Dining department and dining services partner Aramark launched an extended health and wellness education initiative in fall 2016 called Performance Dining, which has since grown to become a multifaceted program that incorporates education and residential dining stations tailored to the distinct dietary needs and

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