March 13, 2013
Regent’s College has a variety of meals each day and I
thought it was because they are trying to cater to the different cultures here
at the school, but this is not the case. English
cuisine is similar to American
cuisine in that it is a mix of different cultures. In the morning, there is a
combination of a full English breakfast, French croissants and pain au chocolat
(a chocolate-filled croissant), and some granola and yogurt. A full English
breakfast is an old tradition that used to be a... Read More
March 11, 2013
According to the Association of American Medical Colleges, by the time we reach 2015, we are going to be short 62,900 primary care physicians in the United States. They expect this number to be almost doubled by the time we reach 2025. A primary care physician is the first person a patient will seek if they are ill. Today, people are bypassing this, and going directly to emergency care. Many times, people are admitting themselves to the emergency room when in reality; they really do not need to... Read More
March 8, 2013
Like to dance? Looking to get in shape or change up your cardio workout? Ever heard of Zumba? Zumba is an energetic dance class where participants are able to let loose and have fun! I took a Zumba class a few days ago after a two-year hiatus of zumba-ing and I honestly forgot how much fun it was! The dance moves are relatively simple but fast paced to get your heartbeat going. Most of the music is top-40’s hits that you can sing along to if you want to make the most of the experience. It’s a... Read More
March 6, 2013
Institute for Health Policy and Practice
Year Started at UNH: 2011
What does health mean to you?: Health, to me, is simply recognizing and celebrating your worth by taking care of yourself in whole, as well as the people you love. While working towards self-health concerning mind, body and spirit, is key, taking care of and increasing the health of those around us is what true well-being is all about.
What do you do to make a Healthy UNH?: I work in Concord, and contribute... Read More
March 6, 2013
March is National Nutrition Month! 2013 marks the 40th anniversary of this campaign, hosted by the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics. The theme for 2013 is, “Eat Right, Your Way, Every Day!” National Nutrition Month urges people to understand that food choices are based on their health concerns, their food preferences, their lifestyle, their culture and their traditions. The campaign is spreading the message to choose healthy food choices, personalized specifically to you.
We are all unique... Read More
March 4, 2013
Remember the days when you would cry at the mention of bed time? All the fighting for only an extra hour of TV time. As a college student, sleep seems to become more of a reward; one that you could not be happier to achieve! When your work is done for the day you can finally relax and dream away all of your stress. More and more sleep is being lost today though, especially in the lives of college students. Not getting enough sleep can harm your physical health, mental health, and overall... Read More
March 1, 2013
With spring break on the horizon there has been a lot of talk on campus about the various vacations and adventures people will be embarking on. Don’t have a wild adventure planned yet? Don’t worry, there is plenty of time left this semester for a mini-trip and Outdoor Adventures has you covered. Outdoor Adventures offers day and overnight trips throughout the year. Some of the trips still to come this semester include an overnight canoe trip at Squam Lake, a day trip bouldering at Lincoln Woods... Read More
February 28, 2013
UNH Information Technology
Year Started at UNH: 2004
What does health mean to you?: Health means that my mind, heart and body are all working efficiently together. I wake up happy and I go to sleep content. It helps me be the best possible me I can be.
What do you do to make a Healthy UNH?: I utilize the great programs that UNH has to offer. Through the USNH Wellness Connection program I earn incentives to participate in regular activity. I utilize the $200 yearly... Read More
February 27, 2013
February 25th marks the start of Eating Concerns Awareness Week. This program is provided to UNH students by the Office of Health Education and Promotion. The program is running Monday, February 25th through Thursday, February 28th. This program is developed for any student who has an eating concern or is having difficulties with their body image. Eating Concerns Awareness week also encourages students to reach out for help if they have a friend or family member coping with an eating disorder.... Read More
February 26, 2013
Year Started at UNH: 2001
What does health mean to you?: It means being physically and mentally flexible.
What do you do to make a Healthy UNH?: I treat others with respect.
How do you stay fit?: By taking yoga and massages regularly
Do you have any tips for eating healthfully?: Pay attention to how I react to food.
How do you find motivation to stay healthy?: Being healthy feels good. I like feeling good.
Have you made any tangible improvements to your physical or mental... Read More