Freshman 15: The Reality

The oh-so-dreaded Freshman Fifteen: Catchy-titled myth? Fact? Scare tactic? The answer is a mixture of all three. While it is true that first year college students gain weight, research has shown the average weight gain to be about 4.4 pounds (Vella-Zarb, Elgar, 2010). Why care? Weight issues as an emerging adult are predictive of weight…

4 for 4: Four Healthy Recipes for the 4th of July

  Have any plans for Independence Day? Picnic? Cook out? Staying in? Most people spend the holidays concerned with one thing: FOOD. Swap the high-calorie barbeque food for some of these simple healthy recipes. Whatever your plans are, these recipes are sure to be a hit. Get ready Bulls; these recipes are so good they…

Mental Health: Healthy brain, healthy feelings, healthy life.

Mental health is defined as “a person’s condition with regard to their psychological and emotional well-being.” Your mental health can contribute to your overall health exponentially. It is extremely important for students to know and understand exactly how they are feeling and why they feel that way. Feelings of anxiety, stress and irritability are common…