The conversation on GMOs is one that hits home for me. Being from a six-generation farming operation and also as a dietetics major, I’ve found myself in a somewhat uncomfortable position. More often than not, the agricultural and nutritional worlds…

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Everybody walks around aimlessly in the morning while waiting for the coffee maker to finish brewing, right? Of course, this may not happen to you if you know how to run the automatic timer or are particularly special and…

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Why do we need fiber? Simply put, there are five main reasons that it is useful: Fiber helps to normalize bowel movements. With its bulk, it also helps maintain bowel health by cleaning out the intestines. Research is being…

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How does one lose weight? Simply enough, the calories eaten in a day needs to be less than calories burned. You’d think that the fewer calories you eat, the more prone you would be to lose weight. I’m sorry…

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One of the fads I keep hearing most about is the 21-day fix. I have even heard about other college students being advocates for this program — is this program worth its (pun intended) weight? As you can guess,…

innovation challenge

The feeling you get when you find your passion in life is exhilarating and validating. Choosing to act on that feeling can lead to making a difference. Petra Reyna One Hawk is one person making this profound choice. Hawk is…

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Ok, so what is Healthy Herd? This will be a weekly article and may serve as a piece of advice for your everyday life. Who am I, you ask? I am a sophomore applying for the dietetics professional program…