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How to set campus food environments up for student success

Macaela Mackenzie When it comes to helping students develop healthier food habits, science says being mindful of external food cues—not dieting—is key. In fact, research shows eating environments play a major role in the food choices we make—for better and for worse....

Why students should add active rest to their workout routine

By Macaela Mackenzie When it comes to talking to students about physical activity, we typically encourage them to get more of it. But the opposite end of the spectrum—overtraining—can be just as unhealthy. “We can’t skip the recovery aspect of training and expect the...

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