December 6, 2019
Bring A Healthy Option To The Party
Thanksgiving has now come and gone and Christmas, Hanukah, or Kwanza will be here before we know it! This time of year can be very hard to stay on track with eating healthy. Whether it's going out to eat with family that's visiting or holiday parties and gatherings, food is everywhere! Healthy options are few and far between when it comes to typical celebrations. Bringing a healthy food option to a party is an awesome way to help out the host as well as help... Read More
November 20, 2019
Fall In Love With Cooking This Season!
Fall is an awesome time of year. The leaves change, comfy sweaters come out, and there's a refreshing chill to the air! It's also a great time to dig out any old (or find new) comforting recipes! Having trouble coming up with some delicious recipes to warm you up? Here are some great ideas to start:
Maple roasted acorn squash - There are so many different types of squat that are in season now, making them a cheap and delicious item to add to any meal! ... Read More
November 6, 2019
Slow Down And Enjoy
Mindful eating seems to be a popular topic in the nutrition world. What does being mindful toward what you are eating really mean? The takeaway from mindful eating is to really slow down and enjoy every aspect of the food. Eat when you're hungry, not when you're full. It's not only about feeding yourself, it's about being aware of how you are nourishing your body with foods that you personally find delicious. Become aware of how the foods taste, make you feel, and why you... Read More
October 30, 2019
5 Things You Can Do To Make Your Work Week Healthier
Having a job with fluctuating hours can make it difficult to stick to a certain nutrition and meal schedule. Here are some ways to stick to your healthy habits:
Do your best ot eat three full meals a day. Your plate should be half full of fruits and vegetables, and the other half should be grains and protein. Aim to make your grains "100% whole grain" and for your proteins to be either nuts, eggs, beans, tofu, or meat and seafood.
Resist... Read More
October 8, 2019
We’ve all heard the adage “breakfast is the most important meal of the day.”
But is it really?
Multiple studies in recent years indicate that eating breakfast is correlated with:
Performing Better on Tests
Metabolizing Carbohydrates More Efficiently
More Stable BMI
Less Occurrence of Depression
Better Overall Cognitive Function
So, it seems that eating breakfast is important. But most important? That’s still up for debate.
Need some ideas for healthy breakfast ideas on campus? Try a... Read More
September 17, 2019
Tips For Having A Better Breakfast
September is National Breakfast Month, so this month we encourage you to think about what you’re eating in the morning. If you don’t usually eat healthy in the morning, this month try making a change and having a better breakfast.
When you wake up in the morning, sometimes it’s easiest to just grab a granola bar or have a bowl of cereal. However, what you eat for breakfast can impact your performance in the classroom and at work for the rest of the day.... Read More
July 23, 2019
The Importance Of Drinking Water
Your body is made up of 60% water.
Really? Then why is it so important that I drink so much water?
According to Medical News Today, there are multiple benefits to drinking water. Drinking water lubricates your joints, helps the body form salivia and mucus, helps deliver oxygen throughout the body, helps improve your skin, provides cushioning for your brain and spinal cord, regulates body temperature, helps you digest your foods, helps maintain a healthy and... Read More
July 2, 2019
Farmers Markets & CSAs in New Hampshire
New England is known for its variety of fruits and vegetables, especially in the summer season. There’s nothing better than tasting fresh corn or tomatoes off the vine.
So when you’re in the mood for eating fresh and local, head to a local farmers market. This listing in New Hampshire Magazine can help you find one nearby.
Another option for farm fresh veggies is through a CSA. CSA is short for "community supported agriculture." When you join a CSA,... Read More
June 13, 2019
Tips For Creating A Healthy & Delicious Smoothie
Smoothies are not only quick and easy, they’re also a great way to gain nutrients, and will tide you over until your next meal.
Sometimes people worry too much about measuring out their ingredients for their smoothies, but I’ve found that the best smoothies come from just tossing my favorite fruits and vegetables together and turning the blender on - no planning involved! Below are some essentials that I think you should include in your... Read More
June 3, 2019
Why You Should Wear Sunscreen
As the hot summer months are quickly approaching, it’s important to remember to apply sunscreen. Sunscreen decreases your risk of skin cancer, protects your skin from early aging, and keeps sunburns away.
According to the American Academy of Dermatology, everyone should be wearing sunscreen because it helps protect your skin from harmful ultraviolet rays. The sun is powerful, and no matter who you are, anyone is susceptible to skin cancer.
Choosing sunscreen can be... Read More