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February 23

My First 5K

Melanie Rovinsky

May 4

Filed under Features, Health and Fitness

Although I have been running for quite some time, I did not participate in my first race until this past March. After playing soccer my entire life, when I came to college, I was simply looking for a way to stay fit that would...

Hike Your Way to Better Health

Melanie Rovinsky

April 27

Filed under Features, Health and Fitness

With the nice weather upon us, it’s hard to stay inside and get done the massive amounts of work you have to turn in before the end of the semester. However, getting outside is more beneficial to your health than you might t...

Artificial Dye Deemed Safe by FDA

Melanie Rovinsky

April 20

Filed under Features, Health and Fitness

A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel, which met to consider placing warning labels on foods containing artificial dyes, determined at the end of March that these colorings were safe to eat. The FDA board convened following...

Sugar: The Not-So-Sweet Truth

Melanie Rovinsky

April 13

Filed under Features, Health and Fitness

If you have ever looked carefully at a nutrition label, you may have noticed that no percent daily value is given for sugar. However, considering the increase of sugar consumption in our society, this missing piece of information...

The Power of Peanut Butter

Melanie Rovinsky

April 6

Filed under Features, Health and Fitness

I am a strong believer in the power of peanut butter. As a regular morning runner, my metabolism kicks into high gear around 6:45 a.m. and doesn’t seem to slow down until I go to bed. Unless I feed my body nutritionally satisfying...

Born to Exercise: The Role of Genetics in Fitness

Melanie Rovinsky

March 30

Filed under Features, Health and Fitness

Have you ever wondered why two people following the exact same fitness and diet regimen will often achieve different results? It turns out the answer may be genetics. What do the scientists say? The New York Times r...

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