Archive for November, 2014

Mind, Body, Soul

Gratitude: How to Give Thanks This Holiday Season and All Year Round

It’s finally the month of November which means Thanksgiving is right around the corner! Most people think of turkey, pumpkin pie, and mashed potatoes this time of year, but they often neglect the true meaning of the holiday. While the food is certainly important, it is just as important to… MORE>

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Fitness

Fueling Your Workout

Fueling Your Workout

Going out for a run, hitting the gym, or gearing up for a swim? Don’t forget to pack some essential pre- and post-workout snacks to keep you fueled for your activities. While workout nutrition rarely crosses our minds, fueling the body properly both before and after a workout is key… MORE>

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Food

Sweet for Sweet Potatoes

How truly sweet it is for your body when you eat sweet potatoes. This well-rounded vegetable that tastes like a dessert provides ample health benefits, adds to a balanced meal and is an essential dish at every Thanksgiving feast. Eaten baked or roasted, and as a spread, soup, and casserole,… MORE>

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Food

Spruce Up Your Sandwich!

The tradition of piling meats, cheeses, condiments and toppings between two pieces of bread to form a single masterpiece has been evolving ever since ancient times. However, many food historians consider 18th-centuryEuropean Jack Montagu, the 4th Earl of Sandwich, the creator of the “sandwich.” He receives credit not because he… MORE>

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Campus Shout-Outs

Campus Shoutout -Innovative Dining at  American University

Campus Shoutout -Innovative Dining at American University

Guest Writer: Cassidy Pont is a junior at American Univeristy majoring in Health Promotion, minoring in Biochemistry with an emphasis on Microbiology. She plans to become a Registered Dietitian. Worried about putting on the “Freshman 15”? American University’s got you covered! Located in Washington DC, the fourth most health conscious city in… MORE>

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