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Travel Safety: Food & Drink

Let’s be real: One of the best things about travelling is trying all the food!

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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”

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Be A Heart-Healthy Dawg

February is Heart Health Awareness Month – the perfect time to start working toward heart health goals!  There are many ways to maintain a healthy heart. Below, we have listed just a few.

For more heart health information, visit the University Health Center’s Heart Health Fair on February 7, 2018 – 11am-3pm at UHC. This event is hosted in collaboration with the American Red Cross. You can sign up to give blood here using code “UGA.”

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Eat for Heart Health

We’ve discussed exercising for heart health, but there’s more to it than that! The American Heart Association also recommends making changes to your diet to support a healthier heart. Below are just a few tips to get you started. If you ever have more questions, UHC has nutritionists on staff who are always here to help!

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Snack Your Way to a Healthy Lunch

Whether you’re packing your own lunch or heading to the dining hall, the chart below can help you balance your afternoon meal!

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Photo credit: Robert Newcomb, UGA Photographic Services

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4 Tips 4 a Healthy Heart

Heart health is a big deal! And not just for your parents – for UGA students too. While we celebrated American Heart Month in February, it’s important to keep a few things in mind throughout the year. So important, in fact, that President Obama issued a proclamation on January 30, 2015, aiming to raise awareness about high blood pressure, heart disease, and stroke – the causes of one-third of the adult deaths in the United States.

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