Category Archives: Nutrition

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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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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5 Alternatives to Stress Eating

By: Selena Shanahan, ’18, University Health Center Nutrition Peer Educator We’ve all been there before, you’re up late studying for a big exam you have coming up soon. Before you finally go to bed, you peer across your desk at … Continue reading

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Celebrate Love Your Body Week by Eating Right!

By:  Rebecca Heming, ’18, University Health Center Nutrition Peer Educator There’s lots of different messages about how we should look and what we should eat. One of the best ways we can love our bodies is by fueling it right! … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Healthful Desserts

By: Emma Slattery ‘18, University Health Center Nutrition Peer Educator All foods can fit into a healthy diet- cookies and brownies as well as apples and broccoli- but it’s important to keep your fun foods in moderation. If you’re like … Continue reading

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4 Things You Should Consider Before Switching to a Plant-Based Diet

By: Selena Shanahan, ’18, University Health Center Nutrition Peer Educator First of all…what does it mean to be vegan? Vegans are individuals who do not eat animal products. This means that like vegetarians, they do not eat meat, poultry, or … Continue reading

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Ten Things Terps Need to Know About Nutrition Labels

By: Rebecca Heming, ’18, University Health Center Nutrition Peer Educator Nutrition labels can be confusing to understand! There’s a lot of information, but also a lot of words thrown around that may not mean what you think they mean. It’s … Continue reading

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