Snack Smart While Studying
Oct19

Snack Smart While Studying

Whether it’s studying for an exam, working on a complex project, or writing double-digit page papers, as students we are more than familiar with the feeling of stress. And many of us are familiar with stress eating, especially during finals week, all-nighters, and when we spend entire days in the library. When students are spending many hours studying, they often can be seen with bags of chips, cans of soda, cups of coffee, and pints...

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Start Smart! How to Get a Healthy Start to the School Year
Aug29

Start Smart! How to Get a Healthy Start to the School Year

On New Year’s Day, millions of people make resolutions to start the year off right. People want to face challenges, look good and feel good, and live a better life than the previous year. Some of the most popular resolutions include “eat healthy food, get fit, lose weight, and manage stress” (source). At college, a new school year can come with many new changes; new home, new roommates, and a new schedule. It also provides a new...

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Freshman 15 – Fact or Fake?
Jul11

Freshman 15 – Fact or Fake?

  Before I went off to college, I had many fears about the next four years of my life. I wondered about the workload, homesickness and making new friends, finding my way around, and the dreaded Freshman 15. I actually thought the Freshman 15 was an inevitable part of college, and that late night pizza deliveries and endless dining hall desserts were just a fact of college, like exams and papers.  If the Freshman 15 is something...

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Nice to Meet You!

Hi everyone! My name is Alyssa, and I am a senior at SUNY Oneonta. My major is Dietetics, and my minor is health and wellness. I love all things nutrition, especially writing about it, so I am excited and honored to be able to contribute to the SUNY blog! Nutrition is my passion, and I believe it is a vital part of success throughout college, throughout a career, and throughout life. Eating a balanced diet coupled with regular...

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