March 23, 2015
A Challenge from Healthy UNH Intern: Katelyn
In an age where students are constantly on the go from classes, work and various activities, healthy eating may not be a priority.
As an off campus student, it takes even more time and planning to be mindful of the food you are consuming. At times it may be easy to eat out every night with your friends, but you are more likely to be spending more money and eating more calories, versus you making a version of that meal at home.
For many students,... Read More
February 16, 2015
Did you know that UNH Dining is one of the top rated Dining Programs in the US?
UNH campus dining halls have lots of different options for those who want to make nutritious food choices.
But, sometimes the Dining Halls can be an intimidating part of dorm-life. They can be over-whelming with all the different food options; and the amount!
Here are a few tips that can help you healthfully navigate your next meal:
Take Advantage of the Salad Bar
The salad bar has lots of different toppings. Spice... Read More
March 31, 2014
A weekly trip to the grocery store can sometimes turn into a battle with your wallet when shopping on a tight budget. It is often easier to choose off the shelf or frozen food items which require minimal preparation but typically do not have much nutritional benefit. It is important to fuel our bodies with the nutrients provided by a well-balanced diet to enable us to keep up with the demands of everyday life. If Easy Mac with a side of Ramen Noodles has become a familiar meal, then it might... Read More
January 29, 2014
Ever wonder what kind of resources are available on campus for educating students about nutrition? There is a great program that is facilitated by health services that does just that. SPIN, Students Promoting Information About Nutrition consists of students and nutrition educators at health services that provides nutrition education to enhance the well-being of UNH students. SPIN members talk about all types of nutrition, for example how to navigate the grocery store and healthy post and pre... Read More
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... Read More
October 22, 2012
The peer education group SPIN (Students Promoting
Information on Nutrition) has started working with the Women’s Ice Hockey Team
to help improve their knowledge on nutrition. This is the first program of its
kind where nutrition students are educating their student peer athletes! They
hope to continue working with other sport teams in the future, as of now, the
women’s gymnastics team has also showed an interest. The peer educators’ goals
are to debunk common health myths and to teach the team... Read More