By: Taylor McCann At some point in our lives, we have all been motivated, either by ourselves or others, to make healthier eating choices. In doing this, we share a common goal: to improve our well-being and live fuller, longer and healthier lives. When making these efforts, however, we typically don’t stop to think about … More Let’s Get Healthy
By Sarah Tyrrell The Miami University Student Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, better known around campus as SAND, is an organization with a focus on health. Any students who have interest in food and nutrition are welcome to join SAND and take on many of their events and services. On campus SAND holds nutrition workshops … More Featured Green Organization: Miami University SAND
LÄRABAR gets points with me mainly because of its marketing. The name is the first thing I see, and automatically it looks authentic (thanks to the accent above the A). Something about the lettering looks organic and very outdoorsy to me, which makes me believe its many claims on its wrapper. I used to be … More LARABAR Goes Back to Basics
Organic is the new buzzword for food, but it can be a double-edged sword. On the plus side, organic is healthy, all-natural, good-for-you stuff, and if the food’s good it’s a win-win. But then there’s the downside that tends to come with environmentally-friendly, all-natural, non-processed foods, and what most of us care about the most: … More “That’s It”: As Simple As Its Name Suggests
The Student Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (SAND), a Miami University student run organization dedicated to educating the Oxford community about nutrition, has big plans for National Nutrition Month (NNM) this March. Rachel Ahler, who was in charge of special events for this month, and Katie Mark, president of SAND, have been planning since the … More SAND Marches into National Nutrition Month with Free Snacks, Workshops, and Yogalates
http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-26375004 First lady Michelle Obama continues to make a health a priority in the minds of the American people. Read Kate Dailey’s article, appearing in BBC Magazine (linked above), to find out more about the overhaul Mrs. Obama is calling for and to get a glimpse of what the new labels will look like.
Pass by the coolers at almost any à la carte dining place or market on campus and you will find Naked Juice filling the shelves. Rainbow colored rows of bottles flaunting phrases such as “100% Juice”, “All Natural”, and “Non-GMO” attract the attention of health-conscious students. Yet it is because of these assertions that Naked … More How Naked Is Your Naked Juice?
It’s talked about constantly in health magazines. It’s scattered all over Pinterest, and it seems to be the new food that has health professionals talking. It’s amazing that such a tiny seed can be packed with so many health benefits. Quinoa, a seed that comes from a green plant called Chenopodium finds its origin in … More Tiny seed has loads of health benefits
Like many students on campus, I am a BIG fan of Chipotle (more like slightly obsessed, but we won’t get into that). However, in addition to delicious burritos, bowls and salads, I can give all of you readers another reason to love this company—their business model completely revolves around sustainability! Just visiting the Chipotle website … More Another reason to love Chipotle
I am sure we have all seen the KIND snack bars in Miami’s many markets, and at King Café and Dividends, but many of you may not know that these awesome snacks (my favorite’s the almond, apricot in yogurt) are not only good for you, but also sustainable. According to their website, “KIND is a … More KIND Healthy Snacks: Join the Movement