health

Let’s go back to basics

The act of eating has become something more than nourishing our body; it is a bad habit which promotes excessive intake of food. In 1998,…


The healthy heavyweight

The Internet is full of dietary secrets — the ancient rule that could leave you 10 pounds lighter or the food you should be eating…



Mental health and well-being

In many ways, this week’s feature on student health and well being is the most important project that I’ve ever had the privilege of being…





Fasting, not a recommended practice

Sarah Khalil’s article (“Fasting, a recommended practice,” Sept. 9, 2009) lauding the benefits of ritualistic starvation was so full of logical fallacies, deception and outright…


Ask a health and fitness specialist

This column features health, fitness and nutrition questions from students that are answered by someone specializing in that field. Many of us have health and…


Fasting, a recommended practice

There are certain things in life that need to be experienced at least once by people, especially when it comes to depriving yourself of something…