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Four Ways to Maintain a Healthy Immune System

April 21, 2020

Although there is no scientific link connecting specific lifestyle choices with increased immunity, according to medical professionals, practicing healthy sleep, exercise and nutritional habits and managing stress can all help to maintain regular immune system function.

Bananas are one of a few foods that contain probiotics, which are good bacteria that exist in the stomach.

The Ins and Outs of Digestion

January 28, 2020

Optimal digestion is not always the primary focus of students scrounging for food between classes, internships and other various commitments. Proper nutrition, exercise, hydration and stress management can help students to avoid digestive drama.

Melanie Simeone at the Vegetarian and Vegan Passport stand in the Ram Cafe.

A Day in the Life of Fordham’s Resident Dietician

March 15, 2018

If you happened to pass through the Ram Cafe, Community Dining Hall or Argo Tea during the first week...

By letting go of poor eating habits, students can better lead a healthy-minded diet and lifestyle. (ASEAH KHAN/THE OBSERVER)

A Beginner’s Guide to Mindful Eating

March 29, 2017

By MADELYN CASALE Contributing Writer It is hard enough knowing what to eat and how to control o...

A balanced breakfast is crucial for having sustainable energy throughout the day. (BROOKE PARRETT/THE OBSERVER)

Powering Through the Morning

March 3, 2017

By JADE GRIFFIN Staff Writer The saying, “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day,” i...

Students should start the new year with a resolution to live a healthier lifestyle by managing their diet. (EMMA DIMARCO/THE OBSERVER)

Keeping the New Year’s Resolution

January 26, 2017

By MOHDSHOBAIR HUSSAINI Sports & Health Editor “The key part to reaching a resolution—w...

By selecting a consistent and healthy diet early on in the semester, students can better succeed during finals week. (JENNIFER KHEDAROO/OBSERVER ARCHIVES)

A Healthy Diet Can Cut Down on Finals Stress

December 10, 2016

By MOHDSHOBAIR HUSSAINI Sports & Health Editor Maintaining a healthy diet is paramount during...

Students can look towards purchasing more healthy groceries off campus. (JESS LUSZCZYK/THE OBSERVER)

Athletes, Don’t Forget Your Vegetables

October 14, 2016

By JADE GRIFFIN Contributing Writer The importance of eating healthy is often overlooked by athlet...