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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 grams of carbohydrates,...

You Play How You Eat: Athletes, Dietary Restrictions

You Play How You Eat: Athletes, Dietary Restrictions

Marah Alindogan November 14, 2013

For collegiate athletes, nutrition is an aspect of daily life that is easy to overlook. With busy schedules filled with practices and rigorous classes, students often put the priority of eating the right...

Analyzing women’s (mal)nourishment in Sikkim

Shelly Le October 31, 2012

Indian food is delicious, there's simply no argument against it. Naan, dal (lentils), rice, paneer (cheese with the consistency of tofu), chana (chickpeas), and chapatti (flatbread) are all yummy and nutritious...

Farmers must take greater role in preventative medicine

Farmers must take greater role in preventative medicine

Danielle Broida October 4, 2012

America is ill. Consumption is the most insidious disease plaguing our nation. What we consume nutritionally and pharmaceutically are rarely ever discussed in a single conversation. Food and medicine...

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Sports survey: Nutritional facts on favorite pre-workout snacks

Sylvie Luiten January 26, 2012

Fruit! The number one food that Whitties like to eat before heading to the gym to work out or practice, according to a recent Pioneer survey of Whitman athletes. Nutritionally speaking, the 30 percent...

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