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: Campus Club Merges Yoga and Cycling

By Ben Paikowsky Sometimes, a bike ride is the perfect form of exercise. Other days, a deep breath and some stretching is what you crave. Most likely, you aren’t going to tackle both cycling and yoga in one day- unless you take a Ride and Relax class at UF. Ride and Relax isn’t new to UF- but it’s one class not many students know about. It … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday: Campus Club Merges Yoga and Cycling

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: Disability Resource Center

By Amanda Cohen College can be overwhelming. For some, the stress is only temporary. For others, the stress is constant. The toll it can take on our health and abilities to function in school can be severe. From anxiety, depression, eating disorders and ADHD to personality disorders, there’s a resource on campus that can help. Perhaps the least well-known resource on campus is the Disability … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday: Disability Resource Center

Wellness Wednesday: “The Biggest Loser Workout: Cardio Max” Guide

By: Sarah Loftus I did “The Biggest Loser Workout: Cardio Max” workout video with my roommate a month ago. In spite of twisting my ankle during the video, the rest of my body felt great the next morning, better than it does after a workout at Southwest Recreation Center. So I decided to take the plunge and spend $15 to get my own copy. Yup, … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday: “The Biggest Loser Workout: Cardio Max” Guide