January 13, 2022
How To Guide On Meal Prep
Meal prepping is the method of planning and preparing your meals for the week ahead of schedule. Meal prepping is very beneficial for those of us who start the week with good intentions, however as our schedules get busier, healthy eating does not become a priority anymore. Meal prepping saves you time during the week, since you can do all of your grocery shopping and preparing in one day, and simply warm up your meals throughout the week. The method also saves you ... Read More
January 13, 2022
Tips To Get Back On Track
The holidays are marked by spending time with your loved ones and creating cherished memories. The holidays are also usually accompanied by delicious food, which hopefully you were able to enjoy guilt free. However, now that the holidays are over and we have entered a new year, many people take this opportunity to start creating healthy eating habits to carry with them throughout the new year. Finding motivation to do so may be hard, and it can seem overwhelming. ... Read More
December 24, 2021
How To Stay Healthy During The Holidays
The holidays can be a stressful time for many. We are not yet out of the woods with this pandemic, and as a new variant of COVID is spreading across the country, it is more important than ever to take care of your health. It is essential to prioritize both your physical and mental health to be the best version of yourself.
A lot of people spend time with family and loved ones during the holidays. Here are some tips to keep you and the ones around you... Read More
October 25, 2021
These 5 Foods Can Help You Feel Better When You’re Sick
As we start to approach Fall and the temperature begins to drop, many people are starting to get sick. This coupled with being on a college campus leads to many people getting infected all at once. Whether you have a sore throat, stuffy nose or just the common cold, here are 5 foods that may help you feel better.
Soup and Broths. Although this may seem obvious, hot broths help relieve your sinuses and leave you feeling less congested. They... Read More
July 25, 2021
My tips and tricks to staying hydrated
Now that we are in the full swing of summer and are experiencing some serious heat waves, you may start to notice yourself becoming dehydrated fairly easily compared to other times of the year. Whether you are spending your summer working at your internship in an air conditioned office or by poolside lifeguarding; staying hydrated all summer long is key to good health and a stronger immune system.
The hydration status of the body is a little... Read More
July 14, 2021
How to Spice Up Your Meals
Think of the last time you sat down for a home cooked meal. You took your first bite, and loved it, but something was missing. Most likely you reached for the salt to add a little bit to spice it up and add more flavor. Although this is perfectly fine every once in a while, keeping sodium (salt) intake low is key to a healthy heart across the life span.
Currently, the recommendation for sodium intake is less than 2,300 milligrams per day which is approximately one... Read More
July 6, 2021
How to Buy Healthy Foods on a Budget
Walking into any grocery store can be intimidating sometimes, especially when you are trying to eat a little healthier. Buying fruits and veggies can also be intimidating, this true after seeing some of the prices. There is no denying that eating healthy can be expensive sometimes. So, in honor of the month of July being Farm Fresh Month, I am going to share some of my favorite tips to eating healthy on a budget!
Shop in season! Shopping in season is the... Read More
June 8, 2021
Gather Food Repurposing Program
Recently, I had the opportunity to sit down with UNH Dining Dietitian, Rochelle L’Italien to talk about the Gather Food Repurposing Program that launched two weeks ago. This new program is a collaboration between UNH Dining, the UNH Nutrition Department, Gather NH, and so many other departments on campus. Essentially, this program works to rescue food that is still good but doesn’t meet “commercial standards” and prevent it from being sent to the garbage or... Read More
May 24, 2021
How much is too much?
As the semester comes to a close and we all start to recover from finals, and start our summer jobs or classes, it may be tempting to start buying extra coffees or energy drinks throughout the day to power through all of those long study sessions. Whether you prefer to do work during the day or late at night, having that extra boost of caffeine is so helpful is getting a lot of work done in a shorter amount of time. But I’m sure that during the end of the semester, you... Read More
May 9, 2021
An Easy Guide to Making Perfect Overnight Oats
One of the latest trends in nutrition that you may have heard of before are Overnight Oats. This is a simple and easy breakfast which requires zero work in the morning. It is a quick breakfast that can be taken on the go which is perfect for busy college students or people who no longer have the luxury of working from home.
To make this quick and easy breakfast, all you need are: One glass jar (approximately 10-12 ounces), milk of choice, old... Read More