September 26, 2018
Have you ever been sucked into the nerve-wracking “why does my head hurt?” web search? These kind of internet searches can often lead a simple headache into a seemingly deadly disease. Here are a few tips the next time you want to check out your symptoms before potentially heading to the doctor’s office.
The best way to determine if the information that you are looking at is reputable and accurate is to check out the website and ask yourself these questions.
Who runs or created the site?
When... Read More
September 21, 2018
Find Out More About The Great Sport Of Rowing
Rowing is offered through campus recreation here at UNH! Rowing at UNH requires no prior experience only a drive for improvement and hard work. This sport is a great form of exercise that combines strength and endurance training to increase boat speed. The rowing team competes at a variety of races all around the country including the world renowned Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston, MA and the ACRA National Championship in Gainesville, GA.... Read More
September 6, 2018
Name: Kaela Healy
Department: Nutritional Sciences
Position/Role at UNH: Student
1. What does health mean to you?
Health means to me eating well, exercising, and sharing love and happiness through relationships.
2. What do you do to make a Healthy UNH?
I try my best to make my atmosphere positive and share the same meaning of health with those around me!
3. How do you stay fit?
I am a member of the UNH Rowing Team and I enjoy running.
4. Do you have any tips for eating... Read More
September 5, 2018
Learn About Five Simple Ways To Reduce Stress
Have you been feeling overwhelmed, anxious, and/or stressed? Here are five easy ways to reduce stress:
1. Get More Sleep
Sleep Deprivation can affect memory, judgement and mood. Research has proved that most Americans would be happier and healthier if they slept an extra 60 to 90 minutes per night.
2. Manage Time
The efficient utilization of time improves efficacy, productivity, and personal satisfaction. learning to manage your time will improve... Read More
August 29, 2018
Find Out What Fall Foods Can Better Your Health
It's always a good idea to eat locally and seasonally, but do you know why? Eating locally can benefit the community you live in, therefore putting money back into things that you care about most. Eating seasonally means that foods are grown and harvested around the same time that you are eating them. Benefits of this include saving you money and getting the best tasting, healthiest foods on the market, because they are at the peak of their supply... Read More
August 14, 2018
Learn Why We Need More Nature In Our Lives
In order to reduce physical and mental health probelms, such as obesity and depression, we need more nature in our lives. Unfortunately, we only spend about 5% of our time outside. In urban areas with more trees, doctors prescribed fewer antidepressants, according to a London study. In Denmark, people living within 330 yards of green spaces were less likely to be obese and more likely to engage in exercise.
Our well-being can greatly improve by just... Read More
August 7, 2018
Find Out How A Fitness tracker Can Teach You To Be Healthier
Fitness trackers keep track of steps, calories burnt, sleep, exercise, food, heart rate, and much more. Fitness trackers are menat to help people live a healthier life, but while doing this they also teach you a lot about yourself. After using a fitness tracker for almost one year, I have learned a lot about health that I didn't expect when I originally made the purchase.
2000 Calories a day is unrealistic for some - I had always... Read More
July 30, 2018
Learn About How Your Overall Psychological Well Being Can Impact Your Physical Health
If you have a physically demanding jobor lifestyle, it is crucial to understand how your psychological well being affects your physical health and performance. Some ways in which poor psychological health has been shown to have a negative impact on physical health include:
Depression has been linked to:
67% increased risk of death from heart disease
50% increased risk of death from cancer
Also, your body... Read More
July 30, 2018
Find Out Whether Or Not Your Morning Cup Of Joe Has Any Health Benefits
We all do it, probably every day, first thing in the morning. We drink coffee. For most people, including myself, it is ingrained into my morning routine and I don't dare leave the house without atleast one cup of coffee.
However, a recent study that examined a wide body of research has shown that having three to four cups of coffee per day is more likely to benefit your health than harm it.
While this might seem all... Read More
July 19, 2018
Name: Carly Orlacchio
Position/Role at UNH: Student
1. What Does Health Mean To You?
To me, health is all about portion control and making sure each macronutrient is adequately consumed at each meal. Physical activity is also a huge part of being healthy. Having both a proper diet and participating in any sort of physical activity is the best way to prevent chronic disease. Mental health is also a huge contributing factor to staying healthy.... Read More