Food Insecurity

Have you ever worried that food would run out before you (or your family) had money to buy more? It’s possible that if you haven’t faced food insecurity, you know someone who has. That’s because food insecurity is a common problem that isn’t often talked…

Media Literacy and Nutrition

Media literacy is a skill used to understand the content of messages promoted through different media outlets. Examples of media outlets are print like newspapers or magazines, audio like radio shows or podcasts, videos like YouTube channels or other ways people access media through the…

Courage and Softball

Throughout the last few years of high school and middle school, I have always wanted to try out for the school softball team. As a child, it used to be my favorite sport and my Friday night recreational games were the highlight of my week…

Learning to Stay Active

Before this pandemic, I took for granted how much exercise I got in a day. The walk to the train station to school and from school. The three flights of stairs, I had to climb multiple times throughout the day and when it was track…

I’m Stuck Inside!

In March of 2020, COVID changed the way the world worked. One of the biggest changes we have all had to adapt to is staying socially distanced. For most of us, this means staying inside our homes with our family members. We are missing out…

FODMAP and Disordered Eating

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) occurs when the digestive tract doesn’t work how it normally should. This means digested food in the colon can’t move along smoothy and individuals can experience a wide variety of symptoms including pain in their abdomen, bloating, diarrhea, and/or constipation. The…

Baking through a Pandemic

Over the last couple of months, we’ve all needed some sort of outlet. Being stuck in the house for a long period of time was challenging for me to say the least. While I’ve definitely spent hours binge watching Netflix or scrolling through social media,…

How to Get Good at Naps

Nothing is more gratifying than a good nap after a boring day of online learning. When done right, naps can increase your alertness and help us get through the day, especially when you’re feel sleep-deprived. However, I realized that some people (myself included) have different…

Everything you need to know about FODMAP

Ever had an irritated stomach? It’s likely you have! Maybe you ate something that didn’t sit right or had trouble going to the bathroom? It’s normal for everyone to experience issues with their stomach at one point or another.  Some people face these troubles more…