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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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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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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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