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Personal Hygiene

By Shauna Ayres MPH: Health Behavior candidate 2017 One should practice basic hygiene not just as a courtesy to others, but also for themselves. Personal hygiene is much more than just showering and using deodorant, although those are very important. In fact, personal hygiene is just another term for healthy lifestyle. Below is an elementary…

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Butternut Squash and Apple Bake

By: Laura Schoenfeld, MPH, RD (ancestralizeme.com) Total time: 1 hour   INGREDIENTS 3 Tbsp butter or coconut oil 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg 1/2 tsp allspice 2 medium butternut squash, peeled, seeded and cut into 1/2-inch cubes (5-6 cups) 2 large Granny Smith apples, cored, cut into 1/2-inch cubes (2-3 cups) 1/4…

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Waste Not Want Not

By: Courtney Luecking MPH, MS, RD Doctoral candidate: Nutrition Have you ever thought about how much food you throw away each day? Each week? In general, America wastes about 40% of the food that is produced each year (Gunders, 2012). That amount of food weighs as much as 123 Empire State Buildings and has economic,…

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New Marshmallow Helmets

By: Shauna Ayres MPH: Health Behavior candidate 2017 Stanford University’s David Camarillo is a bioengineer researching ways to reduce head injury and concussions with new bicycle helmet designs. Camarillo and his team compared an airbag helmet to a traditional foam helmet and found promising results. This type of helmet is a pouch worn around the…

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