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Eat Oats for Breakfast and Get a Move On!

 by Shaun Hurdelbrink and Natasha Cole, MPH, RD Before college, eating healthy and staying physically active was a straightforward, stable routine for me. Cereal in the morning, PB&J for lunch, cross-country or swimming as exercise, then a well-balanced dinner made by mom or dad. College, however, was a whole new lifestyle and it became challenging […]

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Privileged College Student, Are You Grateful?

By Shaun Hurdelbrink and Jill Bowers, PhD Many view a higher education as the ultimate gateway to success, but seemingly few students express the gratitude tertiary education deserves. Unfortunately, the opportunities and privileges of being a college student may easily be overlooked or taken for granted. As a university student, I can’t tell you how […]

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Omnipresence of Sugar

By Shaun Hurdelbrink and Natasha Cole, MPH, RD   Are you aware of sugar’s omnipresence in your life or how much you truly consume? Added sugar is found in many foods: breakfast cereals, fruit juices, granola bars, ketchup, BBQ sauce, soymilk, energy drinks, protein bars, etc. You get the idea. Unsurprisingly, Americans consume “an average […]

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Whole Fruits or Vegetables, or Juices: Which Packs the Most Punch?

We all know that fruit and vegetables are the cornerstone of a healthy diet.  Government health recommendations state that most of us should be eating two cups of fruit and two and a half cups of vegetables each day.  But how many of you choose your servings of fruits and vegetables from juice drinks? While […]

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Lean In: Graduation-Style

So, you did society a solid and got a college degree…………YIPPEE! You have it all together, right? Know EXACTLY what to do with the rest of your life? If so, you are in the minority. Luckily you have many many MANY people to help you out with advice! For instance, a lot of famous people […]

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Expectations vs Reality of Social Media Experiences

I saw this YouTube video last year, and I thought it was brilliantly done and wanted to share. The video depicts the expectations and realities of meeting, or rather, reconnecting with a romantic interest via Facebook. Social networking use has been associated with lower levels of social well-being; for example, more social media and smart […]

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Should I be friends with my boss?

I have had summer camp jobs and university student jobs and have started to wonder what is appropriate for relationships between employers and employees. My work history has been in relatively relaxed settings, where many of my co-workers (mostly high school and college students) seem to be friends with their supervisors. Is this how the […]

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Alive and Sleep Deprived

There are many things that take up your time: class, work, volunteering…sleeping. With so many responsibilities, sleep hours are often forfeited. You may find yourself asking, “How much sleep do I really need?” Unfortunately, there is not a definitive answer for this question yet. This is partly because it is not yet understood why we […]

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Depression in Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood

Many adolescents and emerging adults suffer from depression although individuals tend to associate depression with middle or older adulthood. Adolescence is a time marked with rapid physical development (e.g., hormonal changes), and emerging adulthood is often characterized by increased autonomy and responsibility. These are also periods where many individuals critique themselves and explore their identity. […]

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