May 10, 2013
Prawn is something I had not seen before arriving here in London. I came across it in places you would expect such as on pasta or in a stir fry or fried, but I also came across it in unexpected places such as in a salad on a sandwich and as a flavoring on crackers and chips. I wanted to see what the hullabaloo was about.
Prawn is basically jumbo shrimp. Often times in the US prawn are incorrectly labeled as such. They are nutritionally the same as shrimp, however the English use prawn in ways... Read More
May 8, 2013
With final exams just around the corner, most college students are starting to feel the wave of stress and anxiety wash over them. Having too much stress can be a bad thing, while having a little bit of stress can provide you with the motivation and determination to do well on your exams! So, how can you control your stress and keep it to a perfect level for exam taking?
Mind says the best ways to manage your stress for exams are, being organized and plan a timetable. To become organized, make... Read More
May 6, 2013
probably seen the merch around campus: stickers, t-shirts, buttons and more
with the “eat more kale” slogan stamped on the center. You may have even heard
of the lawsuit last year when Chick-fil-A insisted the kale slogan was too
similar to their “Eat Mor Chikin” campaign (lest people start eating kale
instead of chicken!). The hearty green has received a lot of attention over the
past few years. It’s one of my favorite foods, and I encourage everyone to make
it part of their diet... Read More
May 3, 2013
No matter how dedicated you are to staying physically active, sometimes going to the gym or lacing up your shoes for a run can feel like a chore. The best way I have found to look forward to every workout and avoid the crowds at the gym is to take advantage of the group fitness classes UNH Campus Recreation has to offer. Here at UNH students and members of the Hamel Recreation Center can take advantage of a variety of different classes ranging from aerobic based activities to strength training... Read More
May 2, 2013
Program Coordinator, 4-H Animal and Agricultural Science
UNH Cooperative Extension
Years Worked at UNH: 2
What does health mean to you?: Health means a lot to me- without health I couldn't be a functioning and contributing member of society! When I applied for my position at UNH, one of the things that attracted me to work for UNH was how much it seemed like as a campus they put health as a priority!
What do you do to make a Healthy UNH?: I do a lot! I drink out of my Healthy UNH water bottle... Read More
May 1, 2013
With spring in the air that can only mean one thing… nice weather! While some people choose to brave it and exercise outdoors in the winter, many of us confine ourselves to the gym until the temperatures begin to increase again. With warmer weather and sunny days what better time than now to find some fun physical activities to do outdoors? Here are some ideas on how to incorporate physical activity into your day while having fun outdoors:
Hit the Trails
One great way to incorporate some... Read More
April 29, 2013
Will you be an incoming first year student at UNH in the fall or know of anyone that will be joining our campus next year? If so, PAWs is the perfect program to get an early start on your UNH experience! The Pre-Orientation Adventure for Wildcats is a 6-day, 5-night outdoor trip for incoming freshmen. This is a great trip to help students transition from high school and develop an early sense of involvement at UNH. PAWs will give you a head start on creating everlasting bonds and friendships... Read More
April 26, 2013
It is widely known that health care costs are extremely high. Unfortunately in order to reduce the amount of money spent on health care costs, some people go without necessary care as an attempt to cut down. However, there are other options to save money other than avoiding the care that is needed.
One way to reduce the amount of money you spend on health care is to use your health care services appropriately. When you are feeling sick, or thinking that you need to receive care, the best thing... Read More
April 24, 2013
The end of the semester is a time of transition. Whether you are graduating or just moving home for the summer it marks the end of one phase and the beginning of something new. Add finals on top of all of that and the end of the year can feel quite overwhelming. However there are lots of fun events to look forward to at the end of the semester. One of these is the May Day Carnival!
If you are looking for a way to celebrate the end of the year and the warm spring weather check out the May Day... Read More
April 19, 2013
College is a time of great growth for a young adult. Sometimes, you completely lose sight of who you are. Negative thoughts and emotions can flood your mind, making it almost impossible to concentrate on anything truly important. I know first hand how difficult and lost anxiety can make you feel. It can debilitate you to a point where you wake up in the middle of the night shaking and short of breath. I battled anxiety my sophomore year of college and am proud to say that I am now happier than... Read More