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

The “Friends” You Have That Bring You Down

Feeling bummed or sad lately and not sure why? Part of staying happy and healthy is to make sure you’re surrounding yourself with the right kind of people. Below are … Continue reading

October 10, 2012

Nutrition Labels: What You Need to Know

Think you’re “eating right” by reading the food label? Think again. We think we’re being healthy by choosing foods that are advertised as low fat, but the labels may not … Continue reading

September 27, 2011

“Don’t Go Changin'”: Tips To Create a Healthy Body Image

by Heather McCoy, owner of Wellness from Within Holistic Health Coaching “Don’t go changing, to try to please me”.  That was the song written by Billy Joel about a girlfriend, I’m sure.  Wouldn’t it … Continue reading

April 26, 2011

The Guinea Pig: Summer Essentials! Lemonade and hot dogs

The semester is coming to an end, and soon many of us will be hitting the beach instead of hitting the books. For my last few posts, I feel obliged … Continue reading

April 22, 2011 · 2 Comments

Bigger isn’t always better

by Erica Murphy, blogger It’s that time of year again. Books and laptops are strewn across desks; the library is packed with frazzled students inhaling Insomnia Cookies; and professors are … Continue reading

April 21, 2011

Health & Beauty: 3 Easy Tips to Drink More Water

by Jada Wong, blogger Now that the sun’s out, it’s T-shirt time all the time! After months of hiding your abs, guns and gams under chunky knits and sweatpants, it’s … Continue reading

April 19, 2011 · 1 Comment

Heath & Beauty: DIY Facial Massage

by Jada Wong, blogger (Courtesy of beautyriot.com) A facial massage at a day spa can cost upwards of $50, but check out WTH’s tips for a DIY (and free!) facial … Continue reading

April 12, 2011 · 2 Comments

Bio-Individuality, and What It Means For You

by Heather McCoy, owner of Wellness from Within Holistic Health Coaching What is bio-individuality? The concept of bio-individuality is that each person has unique food and lifestyle needs. One person’s … Continue reading

April 5, 2011 · 2 Comments

Toasted Tuna Hummus Sandwich

by Jenna Heller, blogger This is the perfect healthy lunch for anyone looking to try a unique combination of flavors, forming together to provide a mouthwatering and delicious experience. This … Continue reading

March 30, 2011

Say “Sayonara” to Springtime Allergies

by Claire McFarland, blogger A Few Helpful Tips To A Healthier Spring It may feel cold in Syracuse, but spring is finally here. Birds are chirping, the sun is shining … Continue reading

March 29, 2011 · 2 Comments

Healthy & Beauty: Suncare

by Jada Wong, blogger For those who were lucky enough to escape to someplace sunny for spring break, it must have been tempting to bake on a beach for hours … Continue reading

March 25, 2011

Makeup Expires?

by Shweta Shreyarthi, blogger (Courtesy of stylecaster.com) Makeup may not have an expiration date specified on its packaging, but that doesn’t mean you can keep it forever.   According to CBS … Continue reading

March 8, 2011

Thinking about studying abroad?

by Shweta Shreyarthi, blogger (Courtesy of educationinabroad.com) We’ve all heard that studying abroad can be one of the most memorable experiences a college student can have.  When else will you … Continue reading

March 1, 2011

How sleep affects your memory—and grades

by Rachael Grannell, blogger We are bombarded with information everyday. We get it from our classes, the media, and conversations with our friends. From the minute we wake up, to … Continue reading

March 1, 2011

Hydrating Headaches

by Erica Murphy, blogger (Courtesy of nikkigsblog.wordpress.com) Three o’clock hits and the pain kicks in. Intense pressure behind the eyes, constant throbbing at the temples and blurred vision are just … Continue reading

March 1, 2011

Health & Beauty: When to Ditch Makeup Products

by Jada Wong, blogger Ladies, if you’re a makeup hoarder like me, chances are that you own too much make up—most of which is rarely used and taking up space. … Continue reading

February 25, 2011 · 1 Comment

Be an Iron Man

by Claire McFarland, blogger Are you a vegetarian or vegan finding yourself sluggish, low in energy or just plain burned out? Recent studies in the MayoClinic’s online directory show that … Continue reading

February 15, 2011

Super Bowl, Super Foods, Super Healthy

by Claire McFarland, blogger Most of us know the traditions of Super Bowl Sunday: chips, dip and the occasional keg tap. Has your Super Bowl Sunday menu have you you … Continue reading

February 8, 2011

You Make Me Happy, When Skies Are Gray…

by Brittany Fuino, blogger In the summer I soak up sunshine like it’s my job.  Actually, it is my job. I lifeguard. Nothing beats the warm, fuzzy feeling you get from … Continue reading

February 8, 2011