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Soda Overconsumption: Silent and Deadly

As if it weren’t enough to have a choice of three of your favorite soft drinks, try constantly choosing between six or seven in the SU dining halls. Dr. Pepper, Sierra Mist, Mountain Dew, you name it. Soda is not the beverage of choice for everyone but after listening to the Coke versus Pepsi debate several times at the dinner table, it’s fair to assume that people love soda and can even get riled up about it.

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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 three types of “friends” who you should watch out for, and may need to reconsider if they truly deserve to be a part of your… Continue reading The “Friends” You Have That Bring You Down

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“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 be wonderful if we all felt that way about our bodies?  It’s hard for most of us to have a healthy body image.  We’re constantly… Continue reading “Don’t Go Changin'”: Tips To Create a Healthy Body Image

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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 to prepare you for the warm weather with suggestions for a healthy, delicious break. Read on if you want some of the best food and beverages… Continue reading The Guinea Pig: Summer Essentials! Lemonade and hot dogs

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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 food is another person’s poison, and that’s why fad diets tend to fail in the long run. Working on the principle of bio-individuality, it’s important… Continue reading Bio-Individuality, and What It Means For You

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Five ways to kick winter colds to the curb

Stay tuned each Monday to learn from Healthy Monday, SU’s health initiative! By Elizabeth Holtan, Healthy Monday It’s that time of year again, when coughing, sniffling and germs are in the air. If you’re like me— feeling sluggish and on the verge of getting sick— here are a few things you can do to keep… Continue reading Five ways to kick winter colds to the curb

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Naturally Stress-Free During The Holidays

By Claire McFarland, blogger From a stress-fighting diet to various anxiety-relieving exercises and even aromatherapy, there are many natural remedies to fighting the angst of the holiday season. Prevent an overwhelming break by trying these simple, effective tips and find that shopping, eating, and family gatherings become a whole lot easier. Click ahead to find… Continue reading Naturally Stress-Free During The Holidays

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The importance of ZZZ’s

by Emily Borgeest, blogger Sleep is an essential bodily function, just like breathing the air, eating, and drinking water. Without sleep, your body cannot function properly, and you will experience difficulty performing daily tasks. The problem with this essential bodily function, however, is that many people have trouble falling asleep at night, and others that… Continue reading The importance of ZZZ’s

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Ten Natural Ways To Stay Healthy This Winter

by Claire McFarland, blogger More than a billion colds spread across the United States every year, setting off a storm of coughing, aches, and pains. The flu, meanwhile, affects tens of millions of Americans with fever and fatigue each winter. Although it’s nearly impossible to escape the seasonal sniffles, you can take steps to stop… Continue reading Ten Natural Ways To Stay Healthy This Winter

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Pumpkins aren’t just for Jack-o’-Lanterns

by Emily Borgeest, blogger Halloween may have come and gone (sadly), but pumpkins—and their health benefits—are here to stay.When people think about pumpkin, they usually associate pumpkin with the fall season, Halloween, Thanksgiving and sweet and delicious pumpkin pies.  Surprisingly enough, however, pumpkins are loaded with nutrients that are great for your beauty and health.… Continue reading Pumpkins aren’t just for Jack-o’-Lanterns

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Skipping the dentist can cause cavities in your health

by Claire McFarland, blogger The fall season provides much dental damnation: caramel apples, Halloween cand,y and holiday pies and treats. In the midst of all of that sugar, it can be easy to forget how important a regular check-up is with your oral hygienist. Let’s face it, not many people look forward to going to… Continue reading Skipping the dentist can cause cavities in your health

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Don’t forget that Vitamin with your Toaster Strudel

by Ashley Wandishin, blogger Racing to class with that Toaster Strudel in your hand and your books in the other is considered breakfast for many attending Syracuse University. What The Health can provide you with many healthier selections; here’s some vitamins that promote mental wellness to complement those meals: B-Complex B-Complex is effective in balancing… Continue reading Don’t forget that Vitamin with your Toaster Strudel

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5 Tips We Should Take From Japanese Women For A Longer, Fuller, and More Beautiful Life

by Claire McFarland, blogger Ever wonder why the sushi craze has become more of an epidemic? Do you need a little more Zen in your life to balance out the stress that comes with daily life? Do you wonder if the phrase ‘bubble tea’ becoming as common as ‘skim latte’? Chances are, if you are… Continue reading 5 Tips We Should Take From Japanese Women For A Longer, Fuller, and More Beautiful Life