Written by UConn Dietetics student Caitlin Smith What is intermittent fasting? Intermittent fasting has been highly popularized for the last decade and continues to gain buzz as new research emerges. So, what is intermittent fasting? Intermittent fasting involves alternating between periods of eating and fasting (fasting is abstaining from all or some kinds of food […]
Month: May 2022
Healthy Options On-The-Go!
Written by UConn Dietetic student Maia Smith Everyone has days where they’re in a pinch, looking to quickly grab a meal or a snack on a busy day. Fast food chains get a bad rap, but when you need something to eat or drink, there are plenty of fast food options that can help you […]
Why is Exercise so Important?
Written by UConn Dietetics Student Alison Soucy Physical activity can do wonders for you and your health! Those who exercise are less likely to have diabetes, cardiovascular disease, some cancers, and obesity. Additionally, exercise strengthens bones and muscles, offsetting some of the loss that comes from aging and reducing the risk of bone fractures1. In […]