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Vol. CLIV, Issue 5
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Blue Zones Project encourages nutrition at Whitman

Blue Zones Project encourages nutrition at Whitman

Sebastian Squire, News Reporter February 16, 2023

On Thursday, Feb. 9, The Blue Zones Project and Bon Appetit Chef Jon Sodini collaborated to host a healthy cooking demo for Whitman staff and faculty on campus in Cleveland Commons. The event followed...

Illustration by Lydia Petroske

Fast Food’s Foibles

Harry Kelso, Opinion Columnist October 9, 2017

The average person knows that fast food is unhealthy, but there doesn’t seem to be any viable solution, at least not yet. A stroll through town or a scroll through Google reveals just how many fast food...

Gym Culture on Campus

Bill Landefeld November 21, 2013
When you look at a banana, what do you think? Do you think: “Man, that banana looks really tasty, I think I am going to eat it” or do you think “Man, that 100 calorie banana with 27 g of carbohydrates, 15 g of which are sugars, loaded with potassium, vitamin B6 and vitamin C will be a great snack right before I go and run, because it is high on the glycemic index”? Personally, I think about the latter.
You Play How You Eat: Athletes, Dietary Restrictions

You Play How You Eat: Athletes, Dietary Restrictions

Marah Alindogan November 14, 2013
For some varsity athletes at Whitman, dietary restrictions make nutrition especially important.

Analyzing women’s (mal)nourishment in Sikkim

Shelly Le October 31, 2012
As a part of my studies with SIT, I am required to design and carry out a month long research project that pertains to sustainable development and social change in India. For my project, I plan to research women’s malnutrition in India, specifically researching factors that affect women’s nutritional status in India.
Farmers must take greater role in preventative medicine

Farmers must take greater role in preventative medicine

Danielle Broida October 4, 2012
America is sicker than ever, and it is imperative that we see nutrition as the key to health, thereby embracing farmers as healers.
Illustration: Alex Bailey

Sports survey: Nutritional facts on favorite pre-workout snacks

Sylvie Luiten January 26, 2012
Nutritionally speaking, the 30% of respondents who much on fruit are making a wise pre-workout choice: easily digestible and high in glucose, fruit is ideal to eat 1 hour or less before a workout.
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