April 22, 2019
Don’t Go Hungry, Let Us Help
According to the Journal of College and Character, food insecurity among college students is up to 4 times greater than the national average. Food insecurity is when a person cannot afford to buy food, skipping meals or eating less due to a lack of money to buy food with. According to a research study done in 2017 at UNH, of the 923 students that were surveyed, 25 percent reported that they were going hungry throughout the day. When undernourished, students can... Read More
April 22, 2019
Find Out Easy Ways To Utilize Public Health Right On Campus
Public health is a way of preventing people from becoming sick by promoting and protecting the health of people and the communities in which they live. Opportunities to practice public health surround us at all times and making the choice to utilize these resources can benefit not only yourself, but everyone around you.
There are many ways to practice public health at UNH including:
Using Public Transportation, Walking or Biking ... Read More
April 15, 2019
Check Out These Tips On Eating Healthy For Less Money.
Do you find yourself spending too much money on groceries? Do you want to eat healthy? Are you concerned that you can’t eat healthy because its too expensive?
Trying to buy healthy foods and prepared meals can be a daunting task. This is especially true when comparing the cost of most whole foods such as protein and produce, to convenience foods such as chips and soda. However, with the proper planning, eating healthy can be easier and... Read More
April 10, 2019
Everything You Need To Know About The Employee Assistance Program
The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a resource for all UNH faculty and staff members. The EAP is available 24/7, with the goal of providing faculty and staff with what they need when “dealing with life’s challenges.” Through this program, faculty and staff have access to monthly newsletters, monthly theme-focused tip sheets as well as a variety of other resources.
These resources include services within the following areas:... Read More
April 9, 2019
Why Students Are Facing Psychological Problems
Young adults, especially college students (aged 18-24), are the most common group of people to struggle from emotional wellness issues. Anxiety and depression are most common.
Emotional wellness issues have always been prelevant in our society, but since approximately a decade or so ago, there has been a significant increase in numbers.
Students have to balance many parts of their life - academics, athletics, work, relationships - to ensure success... Read More
April 2, 2019
How To Explore & Get Off Campus
Are you interested in getting off of campus and exploring the outdoors with other UNH students? If so, then checkout the programs offered by the Hamel Recreation Center.
During the weekdays and the weekends, Hamel Rec offers a variety of programs for students to take advantage of. Whether you’re interested in Surfing, Water Tours, Backpacking/ Overnights, Full Day Hikes, Ice Climbing, Rock Climbing, or Telemark Skiing, Hamel Rec offers nearly any adventure... Read More
April 1, 2019
Find Out Which Forms Of Exercise Are Best For Your Age Group.
It is well known that regular exercise has many benefits to health. However, many people do not realize that as you age, certain exercises are better for you when trying to maintain your health. While any exercise is better than no exercise, here are some guidelines to the best exercises for your age group:
Teens: Exercise rates tend to go down as kids become teenagers. Because of this, it is recommended that teens try to... Read More
March 27, 2019
Tips And Tricks For Healthy Internet Searching
You start seeing a reoccurring, itchy rash on your foot, and you aren’t sure where it came from or when it got there. After about a week, it doesn’t go away and it just starts to get worse. You’re looking for an immediate solution to your problem, so, what do you do? You could call your doctor and schedule an appointment, but that puts you at least a few hours out. Or, to make things easier, you could just type “itchy foot rashes” into Google.... Read More
March 25, 2019
NAME: LAYLA MEYVEAGACI
POSITION/ROLE AT UNH: STUDENT
What does health mean to you?
Health means to me that you are mentally and physically well.
What do you do to make a healthy UNH?
I try to make sure I drink enough water throughout the day and also encourage my friends to keep drinking their water.
How do you stay fit?
I like to take walks outside, hike, ski with my best friend, and do yoga.
Do you have any tips for eating healthfully?
“An apple a day... Read More
March 21, 2019
Find Out Why The U.S. Should Be Funding a National Institute of Nutrition
According to researchers at Tufts University, poor eating can cause as many as 1000 deaths per day and cost the U.S. over $1 Trillion in health care spending in the year 2016. So, why are we not focusing our research and concentrations towards bettering the nutrition of Americans? A lot of questions regarding what a “healthy diet” is are unanswered. This is why the United States should focus research and fund an institute... Read More