“Health…is a Three-Fold Endeavor.”

“Health for music theater majors is a three-fold endeavor. First, we of course have to take care of our bodies. We have to dance practically every day and if we aren’t putting good food into our systems and keeping our muscles strong, we’re not going to be able to have the stamina to last through…

“I Have Played Soccer for 8 Years”

“I’m from Venezuela, and the food there is much less sugary than American food. Even the coke is less sweet there. I love Venezuelan cashews and almonds… they taste so good! I also love pistachios. I don’t really eat carbs. It’s a habit I got from my dad. Physically, I have played soccer for 8…

“I Feel Dirty if I Don’t Eat Healthy”

“When I hear the word ‘healthy’, I think of salads. When I go to J2*, I usually eat a premade salad. (It’s hard to spread the dressing evenly if I make my own.) Healthy just tastes good to me. I feel dirty if I don’t eat healthy.” “What about physically healthy?” “My friends and I…

“Farmer Markets are My Jaaaamm!

“Living a healthy lifestyle is having a balance between a good variety in my diet and out and being active. I’m very passionate about eating well. For lunch today, I made southwestern quinoa with corn, red peppers, black beans, and cumin. My motivation for making my meals comes from wanting something nice to eat between…

“Food that Will Make You Feel… Alive”

“Healthy eating is food that will make you feel good and alive in both the short and long term, both physically and emotionally.” *short bio: Christine Huyentran Hà, is an American chef, writer and TV host from Houston, Texas. She is the first blind contestant of MasterChef and the winner of its third season in…

“ANYONE Can Run a Half Marathon”

  “Being healthy to me is having a balance between a good diet and being active. There’s a quote I heard a while ago that embodies this pretty well: ‘Eat to live, don’t live to eat.’ In other words, don’t fill up your stomach with candy. I love snacking on Boom Chicka Pop’s popcorn –…

“I Fence”

“To be healthy is to have a lifestyle that positively influences your mind and body. I exercise at least three times a week because I play inter-mural basketball, inter-mural dodge ball, and I fence. Exercising makes me have more energy, so even in the middle of a busy week, I make time to be active.”…

“I LOVE Strawberries”

“Healthy to me means brushing my teeth twice a day, running regularly, and eating well-balanced meals (half a plate of grains, a quarter protein, a quarter fruits and vegetables, and a serving of dairy).” “Do you have a favorite food?” “I LOVE strawberries.”   ~Written by Jenny Xu

“I want a six pack when I’m forty”

“Healthy to me means foods not high in fat, sugar, or salt. Nothing overly processed. Every day I eat healthy and exercise. I do a mix of calisthenics*; weights; and shorter, but more intense cardio. I want a six pack when I’m forty, and I want to be fully functional when I’m eighty.” “On a…