What the Health Magazine

Delivering the latest buzz on fitness, nutrition and wellness for Syracuse University students.

Mythbusters: WTH Edition

You’re always hearing about what to eat and what not to eat. But sometimes, some of the foods that may seem bad might actually be good for you. Here are … Continue reading

March 7, 2013

The Dangers of Hair Dye

Are you looking to reinvent yourself this fall? Do you wish to start new and feel your best after a bad breakup or a bad test grade? Well, now you … Continue reading

October 4, 2012

To Eat Organic, or Not?

Eat your fruits and vegetables! This is what you’ve been told since you were four years old. And for good reason – when it comes to health, eating the proper … Continue reading

February 21, 2012 · 2 Comments

Boost Your Metabolism

“I can’t lose these last pounds because my metabolism is so slow.” “I can eat whatever I want because I have a great metabolism.” “My metabolism is just slow today.” … Continue reading

February 21, 2012

Get Flossy

So every year you get your teeth cleaned, and every year the dentist tells you, “Brush your teeth twice a day and floss.” If you’re like me, you that first … Continue reading

February 21, 2012

Meditate Your Way to a Calmer Life

You can’t walk around campus without hearing someone complain about how much work they have to do or how stressed they are. Stress is a part of life but, thankfully, … Continue reading

February 14, 2012

The Health Benefits of Coconut Oil

For years, coconut oil has been considered “off limits” along with other hydrogenated oils due to its saturated fat content. But researchers have been studying this oil carefully, and have … Continue reading

February 14, 2012

Glycerin in Hand Cream: Good or Bad?

At the peak of the winter season in Syracuse, along with the large amounts of snow comes dry skin, especially on our hands, which experience biting winds and excessive hand-washing. … Continue reading

February 14, 2012

The Truth Behind Raw Meat

With the growing popularity of sushi and rare meats, raw food is getting a lot more attention than ever before. The question is, can eating raw food be harmful? Meat … Continue reading

December 6, 2011

Stress-Free Finals

It’s that time of year again – no, not Christmas. It’s finals. Just saying the word makes us feel stressed, which is the last thing we need when trying to … Continue reading

December 6, 2011

Staying Active Over Winter Break

With winter fast approaching, it is easy to fall into a lazy slump instead of hitting the gym. When the sky is gray, snow is falling, and there is a … Continue reading

December 6, 2011

The Truth About Kale

Most people hear the word kale and either don’t know what it is, or they do know what it is and make a face that indicates disgust. What people don’t … Continue reading

November 29, 2011

Birth Control – To Take or Not To Take?

Whether you take “the pill” or are considering taking it, there are always a few questions floating around this oral contraceptive. Let’s begin with the question of the pill’s effects … Continue reading

November 29, 2011

High Heels – Worth the Pain?

Every girl loves a cute pair of shoes. Flats and boots dominate on campus during the day, but when the sun goes down the heels come out – the higher … Continue reading

November 29, 2011 · 1 Comment

Healthy Apps

I remember when smart phones were considered a novelty, but now it seems that everyone has them. With smart phones there come thousands of new apps, so why not find … Continue reading

November 15, 2011

How to Keep Those Whites Pearly

Everybody wants to have clean teeth. If you brush your teeth twice a day you’re doing all you can, right? Wrong. What we eat plays a lot in to our … Continue reading

November 15, 2011

Tips for a Thinner Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and for many people, this is their favorite holiday of the year. Why? Family bonding coupled with an abundance of delicious foods! Unfortunately, though, … Continue reading

November 15, 2011

End the Pain

Everyone has experienced pain, whether it be from a headache or a sprained ankle. Many times we choose to bite the bullet, but when the pain becomes too much or … Continue reading

November 8, 2011

Tips for a More Restful Night

We’ve all spent the night tossing and turning. Some of us turn to music, TV, or Facebook in the hopes of falling asleep, but this might actually be the problem. … Continue reading

November 8, 2011

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