Meatless Means more than Vegan or Vegetarian Diet Plans

By Jermaine Rowley Staff Writer The phase “you are what you eat” can be a sore spot for meatless eaters. One of the primary reasons people adopt a non-meat diet is because of the various health risk associated with meat. Eating meat, especially processed meat, is considered fattening, and often linked to heart disease and high cholesterol levels. However, meat contains a necessary amino acid that … Continue reading Meatless Means more than Vegan or Vegetarian Diet Plans

Buying in Bulk Stretches a College Food Budget with Healthy Options

By Candice Spector For Unwind magazine The college student budget is the most notorious of its kind for its sheer inability to sustain overworked, under-rested, ravenous, stress-eating students. Whether your source of funds is your minimum-wage job at a Chinese restaurant or from your parents, the college budget often seems to fall short of sufficient when it comes to our desire to eat fresh, healthy … Continue reading Buying in Bulk Stretches a College Food Budget with Healthy Options

Comprehensive Dos and Don’ts for Building a Healthy Salad

By Dena Gershkovich For Unwind magazine We all know that salad is nutritious. However, many do not know how to build the healthiest salad. With May being National Salad Month, right now is a great time to learn. Although salads are often flaunted as the signature health food, they can easily become just the opposite. First, I will orient you with some common salad mistakes … Continue reading Comprehensive Dos and Don’ts for Building a Healthy Salad

Staying healthy, one Instagram at a time

By Andi Cwieka For Unwind magazine Junior dietetics major Taylor Chan has more than 1,000 Instagram followers. Her page isn’t filled with smiling pictures of her in a bikini or snaps of her friends on a night out. Go to her feed and you’ll see colorful quinoa salads, stacked breakfast sandwiches and unique desserts. Chan is a healthy-food blogger who runs the blog and Instagram … Continue reading Staying healthy, one Instagram at a time

Eating healthy in College Park proves tougher than most

By Jamie Weissman Eating nutritiously in college can be a difficult task, and with the less nutritious options being offered more cheaply in College Park, some University of Maryland students are deciding whether or not nutrition is worth the money. Considering all of the restaurants and vendors on and off-campus, finding something to eat in College Park isn’t an issue. But with a significant portion … Continue reading Eating healthy in College Park proves tougher than most

Maryland Day can be healthy, too

By Katelyn Newman While Maryland Day offers students, families, and visitors the chance to learn more about the university and win free prizes, the School of Public Health and the Health Center paired up for the first time ever to offer fun health lessons for guests. “It’s a really good way of giving back to the community and providing information as well as services about … Continue reading Maryland Day can be healthy, too