Author Archives: Terp Wellness Blog

Can Your Diet Be Too Healthy?

By: Emma Slattery, ’18, University Health Center Nutrition Peer Educator You turn on the news, open Facebook, or read a magazine and are instantly bombarded by messages about food. You read that “apples are good, carbs are bad, you shouldn’t … Continue reading

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Lactose Intolerance: How to Enjoy Eating and Get the Calcium You Need

By: Ashley Statter, ‘18, University Health Center Nutrition Peer Educator Don’t let lactose intolerance stop you from getting your daily dose of calcium! Lactose intolerance is very common and often occurs as people age because the enzyme in our bodies that … Continue reading

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Step Up Your Protein Game with Fish!

By: Rebecca Heming, ’18, University Health Center Nutrition Peer Educator Many of us love eating protein sources like chicken, pork, and red meat. But, if you’re like me, fish doesn’t always end up on the plate. The current Dietary Guidelines … Continue reading

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5 Nutrition Hacks for Acing Your Finals

Thea Boatswain, ’18, University Health Center Nutrition Peer Educator Finals is that stressful time during the semester where nothing else matters but studying and getting the grade. Unfortunately, that also means our diets may suffer. Here are 5 nutrition hacks … Continue reading

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More Than Just a Game

By: Avi (Joseph) Kozlowski The other day, a friend approached me and asked me why I play so many sports. (Over the course of my eight semesters in college, I’ve developed the reputation of being the “Intramural King,” as they … Continue reading

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3 Ways Terps Can Be #RelationshipGoals

By: Gerald DeLeon, ’17, University Health Center Sexual Health Intern Scrolling through social media keeps us updated on the latest news, trends, and let’s not forget – the UMD Campus Snapchat story! Social media has kept me connected to my friends … Continue reading

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Why Group Fitness is Going to Be Your Next Workout Game Changer

By: Jordan Metzman, University Recreation & Wellness Group Fitness Instructor Some people are lucky and have an innate love for exercise. For others, it takes a little more to get them to the gym. Personally, I felt a shift in … Continue reading

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