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Benefits of knowing how to read a food label

Gaining a better understanding of the contents of a food label may help you study more efficiently, improve athletic performance and boost productivity during the day.

UMass Amazing Race sees spike in competitors

This semester’s Amazing Race, which was held Friday, attracted 35 team and more than 100 competitors.

Five simple steps to get your college diet on track

From moderation to vegetables to self-love, these simple changes will lead to a happier, healthier lifestyle.

Boston College student’s app spreads to UMass

“Campus Calories” lets students track nutrition information for food served in the UMass dining commons.

Maintaining healthy nutrition at school

Karen Podorefsky provides solutions for poor nutrition at school.

Healthy Cooking: Simplified

Cooking an enjoyable meal every night for yourself can be a daunting task, and making it a healthy meal can make the difficult seem downright impossible. You’re strapped for time, you don’t want to spend a fortune. You want something that will taste good enough to be worth the effort without making you gain 10 pounds just by looking at it. Against those odds you might feel like giving up and trying for something more attainable, like turning dust into gold or blowing up the sun.