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graphic of healthy habits to practice for immune health

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.

Cooking doesn't need to be complicated for Fordham students on a budget.

30 Minutes, 5 Ingredients, 1 Day of Meals

February 18, 2020

A great way to save money and time is to make your own food at home. Here are just a few recipes that any Fordham student can put together in no time.

By adding toppings like an egg to your avocado toast, you can get more essential nutrients and protein from the Instagram worthy breakfast.

How to Get the Most from Your Avocado Toast

February 11, 2020

Avocado toast is not only good for your Instagram feed but when paired with the right toppings can also have significant health benefits. Whether you are looking to put a tasty spin on your favorite breakfast or increase consumption of protein or vitamins, avocado toast is the vessel for all of your nutritional needs.

Booze Won't Help You Lose

Booze Won’t Help You Lose

January 22, 2020

Nutrition labels may not be provided on alcoholic drinks, but that doesn't mean the calories don't count.

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...

As final exams approach, students can better prepare mentally and physically both inside and outside the classroom. (JESSE CARLUCCI/THE OBSERVER)

The Key to Thriving During Finals

May 5, 2016

By MOHDSHOBAIR HUSSAINI Sports Editor With the stress and anxiety of finals piling up, many student...


Student Starts Petition Against Sodexo

December 11, 2015

On the night of Dec. 3, Jeremy Roberts, Fordham College at Rose Hill (FCRH) '19, started a Change.or...

The opening of Juice Generation brings the juice craze even closer to campus. (Rosanna Corrado/The Observer)

The Juice Craze: Revitalized and Closer Than Ever

October 22, 2014

By ROSANNA CORRADOStaff WriterPublished: October 22, 2014  Ok, so hear me out. I know the juicing and smoothie craze has been so overhyped and over-publicize...

Nutrition Forum Debunks Common Food Myths

June 4, 2011

By Cecilia Mann Contributing Writer Published: October 30, 2008 On Oct. 16, Rebecca Dietzel held a forum in McMahon Hall at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC), which was aimed at uncovering common myths about nutrition. Dietzel is a professor of anatomy at the Alvin Ailey School, with a formal degree in biochemistr...