Immune-boosting foods for flu season 

November 29, 2023

Reading Time: 2 minutes Handling immune health during flu season can be daunting, but eating fresh fruits and vegetables high in vitamins can be the first step in preventative care.  It is flu and COVID season around the U.S.! Preventative care, especially for immune health, is very important right now. It may help the body ward off viruses and […]

Using stress management to survive finals 

November 28, 2023

Reading Time: 3 minutes Stress management skills may just revolutionize student’s approach to finals this semester. Learn some essential tips on managing stress during the end of the semester!  Stress management is a skill that many need, but it is not a widely taught skill in schools. Stress managment classes are rarely taught in high schools.  Stress management is […]

What can sexual wellness look like for college students? 

October 24, 2023

Reading Time: 3 minutes Sexual wellness is often a glossed-over topic, even as students mature during their college years. The lack of discussion about safe sex and healthy sex can leave students to participate in risky behaviors or make decisions that they would have otherwise avoided with more education. According to University of Georgia, over 65% of college students […]

Dental care tips for the busy college student 

October 12, 2023

Reading Time: 2 minutes While in college, caring for your teeth might seem like the least important thing there is to care about right now. But if you do not care for your teeth now, you might be dealing with more serious care in the future. Regular dental visits and good habits prevent you from needing to see the […]

How can the body acceptance program at UVU help you? 

October 9, 2023

Reading Time: 2 minutes The body acceptance program is a program meant for women and girls attending UVU to learn about the “appearance ideal” and how to resist allowing it to alter how they see themselves and others. It is a four-week program, offered at least once a semester. Most often the interns of the Wellness Programs at UVU […]

Some quick and high-protein meals for when you forget to thaw meat 

September 27, 2023

Reading Time: 2 minutes Chickpea, chicken, or tuna salad sandwiches  All of these main components come out of a can! Just make sure to drain the can first. Having canned chicken, tuna, and chickpeas on hand is always recommended. You can eat these salads on toasted bread;, sourdough works best.   Chickpea salad sandwiches: Empty the can into a bowl […]