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Sleep 101: Why Sleep Is So Important to Your Health

Erica Jansen

What is sleep and how is it related to our overall health? How much sleep do we need? When should the school day begin? As we approach daylight saving time 2020, nutritional sciences expert Erica Jansen talks about sleep, nutrition, mental health, and how to catch more ZZZs. Read more

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Don't Fixate on Fifteen: Healthy Lifestyle Choices for College Freshmen

Ngan Nguyen

Between classes, studying, interacting with peers, engaging in student organizations, sleeping, and many other activities, it can be difficult for college students to make healthy eating choices and lead a balanced life. Focusing more on habits than on weight can help create a healthier lifestyle. Read more

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A Beginner's Guide to Intermittent Fasting

Emmi Carr

Intermittent fasting can provide many benefits, and it has been proven safe and effective for most groups. If you and your physician it could work for you, there are a variety of styles for the beginner to try out. Read more

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LISTEN: Kate Bauer Talks Kids and Food for National Nutrition Month

In this preview of the University of Michigan School of Public Health's upcoming podcast, "Population Healthy," Assistant Professor of Nutritional Sciences Katherine Bauer sits down to talk about ways parents can manage effective nutrition for their kids, the day-to-day factors that impact it, and strategies for setting up the home environment for success. Read more