7 Healthy Care Package Ideas for College Students

by | Updated: December 2nd, 2016 | Read time: 2 minutes

Are you heading off to college for the first time, or want to give a gift to someone new to graduate school? Whatever the year, there’s something about the stress of higher education (the tests! the unknown professors! the pressure of learning!) that causes the desire to eat…and eat….and eat. And we’re not talking about celery and carrots.

Care Package Ideas

Nope, it’s the comfort food, like macaroni and cheese (happy sigh) and cupcakes covered with frosting and cream hidden inside (bliss) that call to students stressed by the constant need to cram their brains. But the good news: By helping them to avoid cramming their bodies with the wrong foods, you can also help college students stay focused and energized.

The following foods are recommended for food baskets for college students — and we won’t give you a test at the end: