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Snowed Out by Dina S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living With cold weather upon us and winter rapidly approaching, the desire to stay inside and sip hot chocolate often outweighs the desire to head outside and exercise. However, t ... Read on »
Avoid Post Holiday Wallet Trauma by Dina S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Did Black Friday and Cyber Monday take a toll on your bank account? Resisting holiday sales can be harder than resisting a second piece of pumpkin pie on Thanksgiving. And … ... Read on »
Healthy Hot Cocoa for the Soul by Dina S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Ditch the whipped cream, the marshmallows and lastly, ditch the syrupy chocolate sauce. You can still drink your favorite holiday staple, hot chocolate, and be healthy. Whet ... Read on »
Cheers and Jeers by Dina S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Cheers to… Dimming the lights, which might keep you from overeating. Researchers at Cornell University found that people who ate meals in darker atmospheres, such as by cand ... Read on »
Don’t Worry About That Scale by Dina S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living If you hop on the scale and don’t like the number that pops up, there are several things you can do. Sweat out your water weight, go to the bathroom, … Continue reading → Read on »
The 5 Top Ways to Reduce Eye Puffiness by Dina S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Do you constantly wake up with puffy eyes in the morning? Don’t worry — puffy eyes are actually a very common problem and there are many causes for it, as … Continue reading ... Read on »
Home is Where the Heart (Rate) Is by Dina S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Getting yourself to the gym is not easy. In fact, the hardest part of working out is often just getting off your couch and into the weight room. But recently, … Continue rea ... Read on »
Furreal: Why Having a Pet is Good for You by Dina S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Time to find your furry friends — studies have shown that pets cause all sorts of benefits for their owners! Researchers have found that human-animal interactions cause pet- ... Read on »
Cheers and Jeers by Dina S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Cheers to… Red wine, which may help reduce a woman’s risk for cancer. Research published in the International Journal of Cancer explains that chemicals called flavonoids, fo ... Read on »
Happy Lights For Fighting Winter Blues by Dina S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Let’s face it; living in areas like Central New York can be quite depressing during the cold and snowy months. Buffalo and Rochester ranked near the top of several lists … C ... Read on »
Energy Drinks: A Health Risk by Dina S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Halloween has changed since our carefree elementary school days. Instead of class parties, in college it means going to parties where there will most likely be kids drinking ... Read on »
Make Game Day Healthier by Dina S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Sunday during the fall and winter means two things: football and food. Not just any food, but the greasiest, most delicious and bad-for-you food you could ask for. My weapon ... Read on »
New Research: Stressed-out Men Prefer Heavier Women by Dina S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living When I get stressed I scarf down Chinese takeout like it’s no one’s business. According to a recently published study, when men get stressed they prefer heavier women. Perfe ... Read on »
Don’t Sit and Stay Fit by Dina S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Sitting, as much as we love it, is bad for us. As students, on average we probably sit around five hours a day, and that’s only for classes. Think about … Continue reading → ... Read on »
Cross with Caution by Dina S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Think before you cross – Your legs, that is. We all do it. You’re sitting in class, your mind wandering, and you cross your legs to change positions,usually more than … Cont ... Read on »
Cheers and Jeers by Dina S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Cheers to… Sonar technology specialists at England’s Newcastle University, who have developed an ultrasound scanner that costs under $65 to make. Hospital scanners can cost ... Read on »
To Text or Not to Text… by Dina S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Based on the way I see iPhones and Androids being pulled out of side pockets just 30 seconds into class, and being placed in the middle of dining hall tables … Continue read ... Read on »
Cheers & Jeers by Dina S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Check back each Friday for Laura’s weekly column!   Cheers to… Sleeping, which might actually help you learn new skills, according to reports from Northwestern University. A ... Read on »
Healthy Fall Desserts by Dina S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Once the leaves are beginning to change color and the days are starting to become much cooler, you can tell that Fall has finally arrived. It’s the time of year … Continue r ... Read on »
Germ-Free at the Gym by Dina S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living With summer just around the corner, a lot of people are getting their beach bodies ready. Working out at the gym is never a bad thing, but germs can thrive … Continue readin ... Read on »