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Category UW-W Wellness

The Benefits of Sweet Potatoes and Carrots

Carrots and sweet potatoes may seem a bit boring but they have some amazing health benefits and are easy to incorporate into your day. Both of these beautiful vegetables contain beta carotene which is a red-orange pigment that gives sweet… Continue Reading →

Sweet Potato & Carrot Cake Oatmeal Cups

Oats are widely-known for their ability to reduce the risk of heart disease, thanks to soluble fiber. These on-the-go, crave-worthy oat cups combine the wonderful flavors of carrot cake without the mouthful of sugar. Adding sweet potatoes boosts nutrition and… Continue Reading →

The Benefits of Dark Chocolate

Welcome back, Warhawks! What a wonderful time to focus on our health during the times we have been living this last year. February is a month dedicated to heart health and a little bit of dark chocolate can help keep… Continue Reading →

Buffalo Hummus

Intuitive eating includes honoring your health by choosing foods that make you feel good but taste good too. While this version of a buffalo dip may be loaded with nutrition, it’s really all about flavor. Dip in your favorites such… Continue Reading →

New Year New You: Discover Intuitive Eating

Consider setting a New Year’s resolution to adapt intuitive eating into your life versus standard eating healthier, weight loss or exercise goals. Intuitive eating is an adaptive eating style, which has been scientifically shown to influence positive psychological and physical… Continue Reading →

Holiday Health and Safety Strategies

Brighten the holidays by making your health and safety a priority. Take the 12 steps below to keep you and your loved ones safe and healthy—and ready to enjoy the holidays. Wash hands often to help prevent the spread of… Continue Reading →

Maintaining Mental Health this Winter

With winter on its way, many of us are anxious about how shorter days coupled with pandemic isolation will affect our mental health. It’s not uncommon for the winter season to bring along with it Seasonal Affective Disorder; SAD mimics… Continue Reading →

November: National Healthy Skin Month

Do you ever think about the health of your skin? There are many factors that come into play and as the holiday season starts, stress can play a role in your skin health. Fun facts: Your skin is constantly shedding… Continue Reading →

Intro to Be Body Positive

About two years ago our campus Dietitian, Rachael Omdoll, became a facilitator through The Body Positive in hopes to help enhance the campus experience and spread positivity. This program, which we call Be Body Positive here are UWW, aims at… Continue Reading →

Sustainable Eating

During these times of chaos we are living in, our waste is increasing and paper products are being used more than ever. The planet is sadly taking a hit and this is the perfect time to focus on sustainability. One… Continue Reading →

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