Tag: health

How to be successful in your health goals

In the new year, many people want to make healthier lifestyle changes and set fitness goals as a way to keep them motivated and...

The long arm of childhood experience

A recent study by the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) based in Germany, studied the impact of socioeconomic status (SES) during childhood...

Air pollution impacts child mental illness

It only takes short-term exposure to certain particles in the air, which cause air pollution, to significantly increase the frequency of visits to the...

Why I work out (and why you should too)

Let’s get our facts straight. I am not a fitness guru, or an Instagram model. I don’t chug protein powder for breakfast, lunch, or...

Healthy eating also needs to sound tasty

Taste is often the most important factor when choosing what we eat, and it is no secret that people will avoid healthier options because...

The bitter side of sugar

Despite knowing about the dangers of consuming too much sugar—diabetes and cavities—my childhood involved stuffing my pockets with sugar packets and snagging an orange-flavoured lollipop...

What are New Year’s resolutions?

If you resolved to exercise more, save money, or learn a new skill at the beginning of this new year, you are not alone....

UTMSU renegotiating health and dental plan

On October 30, members of the University of Toronto Students’ Union (UTSU) voted to endorse separation from the University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union...

Do Gen Z’s eat out more?

If you’ve ever walked into the room of a Millennial or Generation Z individual, you’ll know that it is quite impossible to navigate your...

The carb showdown: simple versus complex

Carbohydrates can be found in majority of the five main food groups and play an important role in our day to day lives. There...

Is organic food really the better option?

Organic food is marketed as being healthier, but it is also more expensive. As a university student, it is important to keep an eye...

Achieving your new year’s resolutions

As the clock strikes midnight on January 1, 2018, a list of New Year’s resolutions seems to suddenly appear. Every year, it is the...
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