Healthy Aggies

5 Tips Every Person with a Period Should Know

By Living Well Nutrition Counselor Samantha Seefeldt

Ever since I was 13, I have spent weeks of my life with cramps, mood swings, migraines, and flat-out – grumpiness. All because of an inevitable natural process… menstruation. I am sure many of you can relate to this. Below are 5 useful tips to not only manage, but triumph, over your dreaded “time of the month.”

Four Ways to Embrace Gentle Nutrition

By Nutrition Counselor Vivien Zhong

Have you ever apologized for having a big feast?

Have you ever felt guilty while eating a delicious dessert?

Have you been stressed and worried about healthy eating?

If you answer “yes” to one of the above questions, know that you are not alone and it doesn’t need to be this way! You might want to look into the ideas of gentle nutrition! This blog will show you why.

What is Gentle Nutrition?

Is Breakfast Really the Most Important Meal of the Day?

By: Esther Garcia, Healthy Aggies Intern

Social media has idolized the idea of having breakfast on a balcony with a table filled with fruits, eggs, oatmeal, and orange juice. We can all agree that with 8 am classes, we don’t have the time and energy to make and sit down for breakfast. There seems to be some uncertainty about ‘breakfast’ including:

Tips on Returning to the Gym

By: Esther Garcia, Healthy Aggies Intern

At the start of the pandemic, many people began to worry when they found out that gyms were closing. Dumbbells, resistance bands, stationary bikes and treadmills were out of stock or overpriced on almost every equipment website. But now, as many counties began to move up COVID case tiers, gyms are beginning to reopen with regulations. (A little reminder, the UC Davis ARC will open November 1.) Many people are aching to get back into the gym but before we get back, here are a few things to keep in mind.