Fall is upon us and students’ cups are being filled to the brim with warm delicious blends of irresistible coffee, but what exactly are we ingesting?
Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds brought students a week of alternative views and ideas on eating, exercise and body image.
Healthy U Interactive has launched a new program to bring students’ experiences with health and wellness to the forefront. Four students are blogging about their path to a healthy lifestyle and all the difficulties they encounter.
Mental illness affects about 20 per cent of Canadians at some point in their lifetime. Even though the dialogue about mental health has certainly gotten better, there is still a lot of work to be done in regards to the stigma surrounding it.
Eating disorders are a reality for many Canadians and dealing with these issues comes with education and awareness — especially around the history and terminology associated with such health problems.
Campus Rec and the Fit Centre have joined together to launch a new program it hopes will help students reach their wellness goals. The program, Healthy U Interactive, is an upgraded version of Rec Pac, the system previously used to keep track of students’ physical activity and wellness.
Computer science associate professor Alexandra Fedorova has received $442,000 for smartphone development over the next three years. Fedorova and her team, working out of Simon Fraser University, were awarded the funding by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada.
When I first heard about the paleo diet a few years ago, I passed it off as just another fad, and in essence it is. It retains the restrictive “eat this, not that” mentality that is common among fad diets. However, after hearing people exclaim about the way they simply “felt better” on the caveman plan, I realized that what this “fad diet” really promoted was simplicity.
In our ever-changing society I find it difficult to keep up with what is supposed to be ‘good’ and what is ‘bad.’ In particular, which types of fat are good for you and which are bad.
Taking your Flintstones isn’t the only way to repel the flu; there are several ways to get your required daily intake of nutrients outside of the medicine aisle.