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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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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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The Gluten Hype

Friday, January 4, 2013

Author: 
Courtney Eaton
Friday, January 4, 2013

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The presence of gluten-free foods has sky-rocketed across the nation and is causing some confusion. Some think that it can be used as a new fad diet, while others think that Celiac’s disease and gluten sensitivity are the same thing. First, let us determine what this “gluten stuff” actually is.

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Toss It Or Save It?

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Author: 
Haeley Stewart
Wednesday, January 2, 2013

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For my junior year, I decided to make the move to an off campus apartment instead of staying in the dorms. Other than having my own bedroom, the biggest perk is that I have a full kitchen now. No more two foot mini-fridge and nonexistent freezer. The transition from having a meal plan to cooking for yourself can be challenging, but it is certainly fun to learn how to cook. However there are some downsides as well, like the fruit flies that seem to never go away or last week's dinner rotting in your fridge.

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Fresh Produce in Cold Months

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Author: 
Kendra Moffett
Wednesday, December 12, 2012

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Many people have the incorrect notion that you can’t find fresh vegetables and produce in the winter months that provide nutritious salads and other main dishes. Luckily, that idea could not be farther from the truth. In fact, many farmers are preparing right now for upcoming winter farmer’s markets in these next few months.

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Eat Smart for Finals!

Friday, December 7, 2012

Author: 
Haeley Stewart
Friday, December 7, 2012

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It's officially finals time! We're at the last stretch of our semester, but for most of us, the hardest part of our semester. I don't know whose idea it was to make the hardest part of our year the part where we are all mentally exhausted, but we just need to man up and get it done.

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Have You Seen UNH's Wildcat Plate?

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Author: 
Haeley Stewart
Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Everyone has heard of the dreaded "Freshman 15," however for me, it was more like the freshman 20. Coming to UNH as a freshman and having an unlimited dining plan made it super easy for me to eat WAY to much in our dining halls. Don't get me wrong, there are PLENTY of healthy choices to be made while eating on campus, but I just couldn't get over the delicious desert bar or the french fries that seemed to be there every single day.

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SPIN: Students Promoting Information on Nutrition

Friday, November 30, 2012

Author: 
Kendra Moffett
Friday, November 30, 2012

Students Promoting Information on Nutrition, also known as SPIN, is a great organization on campus to get involved in that is run by UNH Health Services. These mentors are student volunteers that get trained to counsel and educate those who are looking to for more knowledge and assistance in the field of nutrition and a healthy lifestyle. These students receive intensive training and education by trained professionals in the field, and are well equipped to help others with questions regarding nutrition.

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In Praise of Yogurt

Friday, November 16, 2012

Author: 
Madeleine Gould
Friday, November 16, 2012

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Yogurt is delicious. You can find it in many different flavors. You can eat it for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. It can be used as a lower-calorie substitute for sour cream. It can be used to make smoothies. Yogurt is a versatile, tasty, and also healthful food. Other than its deliciousness and usefulness in different dishes, it exhibits some serious health benefits. Every year, more studies are released on the benefits of yogurt. Let’s examine the nutritional science behind these health benefits.

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Know Your Food with EcoGastronomy

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Author: 
Madeleine Gould
Wednesday, October 31, 2012

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EcoGastronomy is a word coined by the University of New Hampshire itself, just like EcoGastronomy is a program available only at UNH. Break the word “EcoGastronomy” down, and it basically means environmental eating. But what is that? There are a thousand ways to interpret it, and most of them describe the EcoGastronomy dual major.

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