Stay Hydrated for the Summer!

It’s finally summer. Soon, whether we’re taking summer classes or taking some time for ourselves, we’ll all be sweating buckets. During this hot season, dehydration can become dangerous. So, to prep for the summer, let’s talk about the importance of hydration, signs of dehydration, dehydration risk factors, how much/what to drink, and some tips.  Why Hydrate? […]

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Good Nutrition is Our Mission

Every year, National Nutrition Month falls in March, and we at Wellness are excited to announce that for the first time ever, we will be joining in the celebration! The Wellness Ambassadors have been working hard to create a Nutrition Fair just for YOU! Join us March 22nd, from 11 AM- 2 PM in the […]

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SOS Week 2016

Stomp Out Stigma Week is quickly approaching! Our annual mental health awareness week is as strong as ever with a lineup of events that will be sure to make an impact on the Eagle Nation.  According to the Center for Disease Control, suicide is the second leading cause of death among those aged 15 to […]

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Coping with College

College can often feel more like a circus than where we go after high school to pursue our dreams.  Maintaining grades, a job, boyfriend, girlfriend, parents, roommates, and other extracurricular activities, all while pursuing our career goals, can turn into quite the balancing act.  Just like any circus performer, however, juggling everything at once takes […]

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If it Fits, Eat It!

Another diet, or lifestyle, that many body builders, cross-fitters, and bikini bod gods are following is the “if it fits your macros” diet. Why is this diet followed by so many? Well, despite the meticulous, hardcore macro counting involved, this diet helps control the foods eaten based on personal goals without sacrificing the slice of […]

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Nutrition & You: Detox Diets

Detox diets- what are they, exactly? Well, these “diets” are short-term “cleanses”that most people follow to quickly lose weight, to give the body a fresh start from a long period of eating unhealthily or, generally, to detoxify the body. Juice cleanses, fasting, drinking only liquids (with no food), and restricting foods to only eating fruits and vegetables are […]

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Loneliness and its Effect on the Body

There’s a lyric from a 90s rock band that goes, “If you think that I don’t know about depression and emotional pain, you’re insane – or you’re a fool who hasn’t paid attention to a word that I say.” Sounds about right. Everyone experiences undesirable emotions from time-to-time, but what happens when you consistently feel […]

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