Tag: Healthy

Satisfying (and healthy) Summer Snacks!

Satisfying (and healthy) Summer Snacks!

Summer. Time to cut back on those late night binge snacks and constant, not so healthy, foods.  It’s when we all try and better what we eat and hit the gym a little more that usual to keep up the “summer bod.”  But sometimes it 

Tips for Your Trip

Tips for Your Trip

With spring break just on the horizon, comes the 20 hours road trips to come with it. For all you lucky students flying to your destinations…oh how I envy you. While some of you are staying home for spring break (Check out our last blog!), 

Healthy Meal Options on Campus

Healthy Meal Options on Campus

Whether you live on campus, or commute for classes, it is important to know where the healthy meal options are for when you inevitably get hungry. It is important to make sure you incorporate plenty or fruits, vegetables, and protein into your daily diet.  Below are just some of the healthy meal and snack options that can be found around campus.

There are salad bars located in both Drumlin and Esker Dining Halls which make a great meal or side option that is offered for lunch and dinner daily. In addition, Esker Dining Hall has a stir fry station with various vegetables you can cook and prepare personally to your liking. The dinning halls also usually provide apples, bananas, and oranges which make for the perfect snack.  Prairie Street Market has opened a salad bar as well during the week called The Green Leaf, where they will prepare an individual salad for you as well.

The University Center’s Chopped in Ike Schaffer Commons is open for lunch during the week. At chopped you can also have a salad made for you personally with a wide variety of lettuce, protein options, and vegetables. Also, there is Willie’s 360 located in the University Center when there are a wide variety of smoothies are available. A smoothie is a great option when you need to take something to class with you.

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Tips to Avoid Getting a Cold

Tips to Avoid Getting a Cold

  It is that time of year again! Many individuals are coming down with a cold or the flu. Now is the time to make sure you are doing everything you can to fight off the germs. No one likes getting sick, so it is