Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Everybody Knows Somebody

Everybody knows somebody who has struggled with food and weight issues, especially during their college years. Messages about dieting and weight loss paired with the stresses of college life can lead students to unhealthy behaviors. This week is National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, so challenge your very own diet mentality and get back to the basics of nutrition.

Thought #1
There are good and bad foods. I should never eat the bad foods.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Just Nuke It!

A recent poll of UHealthy readers found out the following about how UH likes their pizza…

Thursday, February 7, 2013

Super Size it...or not

Did you make a New Year's Resolution to lose weight or eat healthier? Have you been able to keep this resolution? Many times, people feel that fast food is their downfall. Here are some tips on making better meal choices at the UC Satellite.

When eating fast food, look for meals lower in calories, saturated fat, and sodium - certainly a challenge when it comes to fast food! Below are some healthier meal options that you might find at the Satellite

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Break Me Off a Piece of That

When you walk into a convenience store or gas station, what grabs your attention? Cheetos...Pop Tarts...Slushies...all the healthy stuff, right? Many items at convenience stores are frozen, prepackaged, or processed and they tend to be high in sodium, artery clogging fat, and calories!

Here are some on campus heart healthy snacks to consider:

Give Your Heart Some Love

February is Heart Health Month, a time to remind you to take care of your heart. You’re young, your heart is fine…why worry about it now? Even though heart disease takes years to develop, the evidence of fatty buildup in the arteries can be seen as early as your adolescent years. You may feel young, but what you eat now can affect your health later.