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: Healthier Pumpkin-Flavored Alternatives

By Dana Burke Because Florida does not experience seasons (unfortunately, hot or cold does not count), we celebrate fall in other festive ways — mainly stuffing our faces with pumpkin-flavored food and drinks. Lucky for those of us enthralled by pumpkin spice, there are a ton of options to choose from. Not so good: Most autumn-inspired indulgences are high in calories, fat and sugar. Next time … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday: Healthier Pumpkin-Flavored Alternatives