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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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Eating at Night—the Shocking Truth

By: Avital Schwartz, ‘17, University Health Center Nutrition Peer Educator   One of the most common eating adages out there is “don’t eat at night” or “don’t eat after dinner” or “don’t eat after 8 o’clock”. How much truth is there … Continue reading

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4 Chill Musical Outlets Around Campus

By Talia Klein, ’19, University Health Center, HEALTH Works Peer Educator Leaving my home in Texas to come to UMD was tough and stressful. No, not as a result of the social changes, the challenging academics, or the anticipated homesickness. … Continue reading

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5 Tips to Dining Out in College

By: Thea Boatswain ’18, University Health Center Peer Educator Around College Park, especially Route 1, there are plenty of delicious places to chow down on a good meal. From traditional burgers and fries, to pizza and pasta, to other international … Continue reading

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Eat In Season and Save Money!

By: Ashley Statter ’16, University Health Center Nutrition Peer Educator As a nutrition coach, one of the most common excuses I hear from students for not eating enough fruits and vegetables is that they are expensive. As a college student, I … 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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