The new year is a time for self-reflection; we examine what went well in the past year and what needs more work, setting goals for the year ahead. Often these goals are related to diet, weight loss, or exercise habits with an intention to change our physical appearance. But what are other ways we can foster our best selves in the new year? Here are some ideas for non-diet resolutions to bring into 2020.Continue reading “Non-Diet Resolutions”
If you’re a regular visitor to the University Health Center or follow us on social media, you have probably heard about the Nutrition Kitchen located in the Health Promotion department. In the Nutrition Kitchen, we offer nutritious, budget friendly, and hands-on cooking classes for UGA students taught by a registered dietitian nutritionist.Continue reading “What's Been Cooking in the Nutrition Kitchen?”
“Goooooo dawgs, sic ‘em, woof, woof, woof, woof!!”
Athens is a completely different town on game days. There are people everywhere ready to cheer on our Dawgs to victory–some who have been in the same tailgate spot for over 20 years and others who are visiting Athens for the first time. But the commonality between all these people is football and great food.Continue reading “Building a Colorful Tailgate Table”
It’s your first year at one of the top schools in the nation, the University of Georgia. Now what?
You may be living on your own for the first time, having to learn how to study effectively and efficiently, learning what to feed yourself, or making new friendships. Being a first year student can be a hard adjustment because there are so many changes happening all at once. Below are FIVE tips to help you thrive during your first semester at UGA.Continue reading “First Year Five: 5 Ways to Thrive Your 1st Year at UGA”
Welcome to Athens! We’re glad you’re here. Whether you’re a returning Dawg or an international student who just arrived to campus, a new year of college is a time of transition. Over the course of the next few weeks and months, you’ll be settling in and building routines in your new home. Finding places to eat and shop for groceries is a big part of establishing a routine here, and this post is meant to give you information to help navigate eating off and on campus.Continue reading “Grocery Shopping in Athens”
In Fall 2018, we asked students to leave #HealthyDawg hints on a display board at the Science Library. Here’s what you had to say…
Let’s be real: One of the best things about travelling is trying all the food!
But there are certain safety measures you should keep in mind when ordering and eating abroad. The following list of foods and drinks to eat and to avoid is provided by the CDC, and more information can be found here: CDC Food and Water Safety Resources for Travelers. Continue reading “Travel Safety: Food & Drink”