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Healthy Eating and Physical Activity


Campus Recreation

On-campus recreation facility and gym that offers services such as group fitness classes, personal training, outdoor adventures, and intramurals

Cougar Cupboard

On-campus food pantry for UH students that offers 30 pounds of free groceries per week

A.D. Bruce Religion Center Free Wednesday Lunch Program

Signature program that provides the UH community with a free hot meal every week

Behavior Opportunities Uniting Nutrition, Exercise, and Coaching (BOUNCE)

UH College of Education initiative dedicated to reducing obesity-related diseases among underserved communities in Houston


Brighter Bites

Nonprofit that delivers free fresh produce and nutrition education to families

Harris County Public Health

Nutrition and Physical Activity (NPA) program provides nutrition and physical activity classes to the community

Houston Food Bank

Nonprofit that provides food and other essentials to those in need

It's Time Texas

Statewide nonprofit that offers free services such as telehealth coaching and exercise classes

Kids' Meals

Organization that delivers free healthy meals to homes with children age 5 or under

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

Government program that provides food benefits to low-income families to supplement their grocery budget

United Way of Greater Houston

Organization that connects people to assistance such as food stamps or child care

Urban Harvest

Organization that provides community gardens, farmers markets, and education



Mobile app that tracks and provides insight on the quality of food users consume to improve eating habits

Houston Family Nutrition

Website that provides free calorie calculator, meal plans, and tools from dietitians


Mobile app that allows users to track food and fitness to reach goals and develop healthier habits