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Nutrition

The Gluten Hype

Friday, January 4, 2013

Author: 
Courtney Eaton
Friday, January 4, 2013

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The presence of gluten-free foods has sky-rocketed across the nation and is causing some confusion. Some think that it can be used as a new fad diet, while others think that Celiac’s disease and gluten sensitivity are the same thing. First, let us determine what this “gluten stuff” actually is.

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Toss It Or Save It?

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Author: 
Haeley Stewart
Wednesday, January 2, 2013

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For my junior year, I decided to make the move to an off campus apartment instead of staying in the dorms. Other than having my own bedroom, the biggest perk is that I have a full kitchen now. No more two foot mini-fridge and nonexistent freezer. The transition from having a meal plan to cooking for yourself can be challenging, but it is certainly fun to learn how to cook. However there are some downsides as well, like the fruit flies that seem to never go away or last week's dinner rotting in your fridge.

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Fresh Produce in Cold Months

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Author: 
Kendra Moffett
Wednesday, December 12, 2012

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Many people have the incorrect notion that you can’t find fresh vegetables and produce in the winter months that provide nutritious salads and other main dishes. Luckily, that idea could not be farther from the truth. In fact, many farmers are preparing right now for upcoming winter farmer’s markets in these next few months.

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Eat Smart for Finals!

Friday, December 7, 2012

Author: 
Haeley Stewart
Friday, December 7, 2012

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It's officially finals time! We're at the last stretch of our semester, but for most of us, the hardest part of our semester. I don't know whose idea it was to make the hardest part of our year the part where we are all mentally exhausted, but we just need to man up and get it done.

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Have You Seen UNH's Wildcat Plate?

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Author: 
Haeley Stewart
Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Everyone has heard of the dreaded "Freshman 15," however for me, it was more like the freshman 20. Coming to UNH as a freshman and having an unlimited dining plan made it super easy for me to eat WAY to much in our dining halls. Don't get me wrong, there are PLENTY of healthy choices to be made while eating on campus, but I just couldn't get over the delicious desert bar or the french fries that seemed to be there every single day.

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SPIN: Students Promoting Information on Nutrition

Friday, November 30, 2012

Author: 
Kendra Moffett
Friday, November 30, 2012

Students Promoting Information on Nutrition, also known as SPIN, is a great organization on campus to get involved in that is run by UNH Health Services. These mentors are student volunteers that get trained to counsel and educate those who are looking to for more knowledge and assistance in the field of nutrition and a healthy lifestyle. These students receive intensive training and education by trained professionals in the field, and are well equipped to help others with questions regarding nutrition.

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Fight Fatigue!

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Author: 
Haeley Stewart
Wednesday, November 28, 2012

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A college student’s life is a constant struggle between balancing class, studying, work, exams, internships, any type of social life and much more. Even reading that list is tiring. Trying to find time to simply fall sleep can even feel like a monumental challenge. With that being said, fatigue for a college student is almost expected, in my opinion.

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It’s not the Turkey’s Fault that you are Tired

Monday, November 26, 2012

Author: 
Courtney Eaton
Monday, November 26, 2012

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The poor turkey is having a rough enough day without being blamed for your sleepiness after the Thanksgiving feast. Many people have heard the rumor that turkey contains a chemical called tryptophan that causes us to feel tired. According to

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Protein Problems?

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Author: 
Kim Mayo
Wednesday, November 21, 2012

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Ever since the term “pink slime” was brought to our attention meat is seemingly less appealing. Red meat in particular over chicken or other poultry. Personally I don’t consider myself to be a vegetarian, but if I am offered a veggie burger or a hamburger I will always chose the non-meat option. Since I do not eat much meat I need to make sure that I am getting protein from other sources! 

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In Praise of Yogurt

Friday, November 16, 2012

Author: 
Madeleine Gould
Friday, November 16, 2012

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Yogurt is delicious. You can find it in many different flavors. You can eat it for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. It can be used as a lower-calorie substitute for sour cream. It can be used to make smoothies. Yogurt is a versatile, tasty, and also healthful food. Other than its deliciousness and usefulness in different dishes, it exhibits some serious health benefits. Every year, more studies are released on the benefits of yogurt. Let’s examine the nutritional science behind these health benefits.

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