October 8, 2019
NAME: JEREMY BATTEN
ROLE AT UNH: STUDENT
What does health mean to you?
To me, health means living a good lifestyle. I think that having a good lifestyle means eating healthy. Eating healthy is a big part of your life and I think people should focus on it more.
What do you do to make a healthy UNH?
To make a healthy UNH, I encourage my friends to eat healthy at the dining halls. There are so many healthy options provided by the dining halls it's just a matter of you... 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
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
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 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
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
March 6, 2019
Chicken Soup May Be Good For The Soul, But It Is Great For The Body Too
There are a few well-known remedies for treating cold symptoms. These include getting lots of rest, drinking lots of fluid and eating lots of chicken noodle soup. Chicken noodle soup is a common food choice among people with cold symptoms, and luckily it comes with a ton of benefits. These benefits include:
Easy to Eat: A lot of the time when we are sick we don’t feel like eating, but soup is relatively easy to consume and... Read More
February 26, 2019
Does What You Eat Contribute To Your Psychological Well-Being?
According to a recent study done by The Loma Linda University Adventist Health Sciences Center in California, adults who tend to consume food considered unhealthy were also more likely to show signs of psychological distress than those who eat healthy.
For this study, there were over 240,000 phone surveys conducted across various parts of California. The surveys took place between the years 2005 and 2015. This was done through the... Read More