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Nutritious U

Thursday, October 26, 2017

There’s a philosophy out there that says it’s inevitable for college students to eat the “ramen diet”—cheap, inexpensive food that pack a lot of calories but little actual nutrition.

Rebecca Leighton is working to change that notion. She believes that proper nutrition starts with access to healthy and affordable food, and that’s why she founded Nutritious U—a food pantry for students on the U of M campus.

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