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Want To Be Fierce and Fabulous?

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Author: 
Kelley Simpson
Wednesday, February 6, 2013

UNH Health Services

Do you want to connect with other UNH students and help discover your inner self? UNH created the empowering Be Fierce and Fabulous Women’s Group in 2007, and since then has successfully helped encourage and inspire over 100 individuals. College is a big transition in life, and can cause many mixed emotions for students. This motivational group serves the purpose of improving the confidence of young women and leads them on their way toward living a fulfilling life.

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Skipping Class Actually Costs Money

Monday, February 4, 2013

Author: 
Kim Mayo
Monday, February 4, 2013

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As the temperature starts to drop, it seems that our immune system also goes down with it. Living in a dorm room, late nights in the library, and eating in the same locations is ideal for the germs also living at UNH. Getting sick often gives students the excuse to miss class. It is true that we are thinking about the other students in class and don’t want to get them sick, but have you ever thought about how much money you are losing?

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The “Other Side” of The Gym

Friday, February 1, 2013

Author: 
Kim Mayo
Friday, February 1, 2013

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Right when you walk into the gym at the Rec Center it is clear that there is a gender divide. Typically the men are towards the right in the free weight and bench press area, while the women are towards the left with the aerobic equipment and assisted weight machines. Unfortunately, it seems out of the norm when an individual of the opposite gender crosses over into that other section. This subtle move takes a lot of confidence and should be applauded! 

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Organic Garden Club

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Author: 
Haeley Stewart
Wednesday, January 30, 2013

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Organic foods and organic practices are receiving quite a lot of attention lately. I know I can't walk down the grocery store without seeing organic labels on food as well as advertising for "going organic" everywhere. Maybe you have no idea what being organic means and are interested in finding out, or maybe you already are an organic eater and want to spread awareness to others. Either way, those of you interested in eating organic or learning more about what it means to eat organically, this organization at UNH deserves your attention.

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Explorations in Nutrition and Culture

Monday, January 28, 2013

Author: 
Madeleine Gould
Monday, January 28, 2013

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Are you a nutrition student who is itching to go abroad, but can’t seem to find a place for it in your busy schedule? This is a problem many nutrition students run into. Class scheduling is rigorous with the amount of classes nutrition majors have to take, and many times, students miss out on studying abroad because they feel like they have limited time.  

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Friends Are the Key to Your Mental Health

Friday, January 25, 2013

Author: 
Haeley Stewart
Friday, January 25, 2013

Being a student is almost a guarantee that at some point you are going to be stressed out and overwhelmed. When you have a horrible week and are up to your eyeballs in homework, exams and extracurricular activities, how do you make time for yourself? Some things I have done in the past to help get away are taking a nap, going for a run, taking a yoga class and even catching up on my favorite TV shows on Netflix. But one of my favorite things to do for myself is surrounding myself with my friends.

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Healthy Winter Vegetables

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Author: 
Kendra Moffett
Wednesday, January 23, 2013

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Many people believe that the winter months are not conducive to growing vegetables. This incorrect notion is not only, but is preventing people from experiencing the wonderfully nutritious vegetables that are grown during these colder months.

Artichokes are a great source of Vitamin C, and they also help to aid in digestion. It is important to remove the thorns before consuming this vegetable.  Artichokes go great on salads, sandwiches, and almost everything else. They add a yummy, sweet and bitter flavor to any dish.

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Exercise More, Live Longer!

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Author: 
Madeleine Gould
Tuesday, January 22, 2013

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Physical activity’s importance has been drilled into our minds since elementary school. There are so many reasons to fit it into our busy schedules; stress relief and weight management being just a couple of those reasons. However, recently, researchers have found even another motivation for us to engage in regular physical activity.

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Hot Chocolate for the Soul

Friday, January 18, 2013

Author: 
Kim Mayo
Friday, January 18, 2013

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After getting home from class or work on a dark, chilly night why not warm up with a nice cup of hot chocolate? Hot chocolate can be a great treat to curb any sweet cravings plus you can add your own personal twist to it.

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Medical Mishap Stories for Cash

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Author: 
Kendra Moffett
Wednesday, January 16, 2013

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Medical maladies and mishaps are bound to happen to each individual at least once in their lifetime. Whether it is a misdiagnosis, an improper stitch sewn to your wound, or even just the lack of funds to pay for a treatment at that moment.

However, Julie Rovner from NPR states, “there's at least one good thing about the country's inability to control health costs. If you can write a compelling essay about a problem, you could win a thousand bucks.”

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