Wellness Wednesday: Snack Healthy

By Chelsea Perry Falling victim to snacking happens to the best of us from time to time. Whether you’re munching while studying or binge-watching Real Housewives, it’s easy to get carried away and lose track of just how many Oreos you’ve made—uh—disappear. But, finding snacks that are just as satisfying as they are healthy is, in fact, possible. We’ve compiled a list of the tastiest … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday: Snack Healthy

Wellness Wednesday: Eating Healthy on Campus

By Kelsey Meany You’re in your triple block watching a video that you’re not sure is relevant, again. You’ve managed to write one thing in your notebook – the date – because you’ve been distracted by one beautiful, juicy, majestic thing: Chick-Fil-A. You told yourself today was your Chick-Fil-A day, after that horrid class you had a date with some nugs and Chick-Fil-A Sauce and no one … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday: Eating Healthy on Campus

Wellness Wednesday: Making Ramen Healthier

By Emily Stanton Instant noodles are a staple of the college diet. It’s cheap, easy and quick to make. But that brothy goodness isn’t the most nutritional meal. Don’t throw away your Maruchan just yet; here are some simple ways to spice up ramen noodles and make it better for you. 1. Low sodium ramen When purchasing instant noodles, opt for a low sodium option. … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday: Making Ramen Healthier

Wellness Wednesday: Taking Advantage of Pumpkin Season

By Phillip Heilman October begins the most difficult time of year when it comes to eating healthy. Halloween-themed events feature a galore of candy throughout the month before the calendar gives way to November and December — two months that include plenty of overeating. That said, it’s no wonder a recent study published in the American Journal of Public Health shows that 18 percent of … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday: Taking Advantage of Pumpkin Season

Wellness Wednesday: Different Ways to Eat an Apple

By Mary Elysee Velasco An apple a day keeps the doctor away! In fact, due to its low calorie and sodium, but high fiber and vitamin C content, apples a day have kept the doctor away since the 1860s. Apples help reduce tooth decay for brighter smiles, decrease the risk of diabetes and detoxify your body. The only downside is that eating an apple a day … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday: Different Ways to Eat an Apple

Wellness Wednesday: Healthy Pasta Alternative

By Tova Miller Calling all pasta lovers that are trying to shed some pounds: here is a pasta alternative to make the most of your Wellness Wednesday. And, if you are feeling extra spicy today, be sure to jam out to these songs while you cook: [8tracks width=”275″ height=”275″ playops=”” url=”http://8tracks.com/mixes/2268638″] Baked Spaghetti Squash  Ingredients: 1 Medium Spaghetti Squash 1 Eggplant 1 Tomato ½ Onion … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday: Healthy Pasta Alternative

Wellness Wednesday: A Guide to Seasonal Eating

By Georgia Warren The fall season is upon us, which means plenty of reasons to cook! We’re just a few months away from New Year’s resolutions but it’s never too early to start making an effort to be healthy. Bringing the fall harvest into your kitchen is a great way to mix up your meals and add some seasonal healthy picks to the pantry. Local … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday: A Guide to Seasonal Eating

Wellness Wednesday: A Protein Boost to Get You Through Midterms

By: Alexandria Ugarte Did you know that an egg contains 6 grams of high-quality protein and all nine essential amino acids? Did you know that amino acids from protein are used to make the neurotransmitters that allow your brain cells to communicate and network? Did you know that it’s midterm season? You probably answered yes to at least one of those questions. (We won’t judge … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday: A Protein Boost to Get You Through Midterms