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Proper Preperation for Prevention

Austin Rybacki

January 13, 2012

Filed under Sports & Wellness, Wellness

Many people enjoy a good workout, but there are some steps everyone should take before intense exercise. Some of these steps include proper stretching, warming up your muscles and ending your workout with a cool down. Following...

Divided, United: How our world benefits from right and left-brain thinkers

Susanna Yudkin, Wellness Section Editor

January 12, 2012

Filed under Sports & Wellness, Wellness

Although the brain is one single entity, it is split into the right and the left hemisphere. While both are responsible for reasoning, they use different strategies to process the same information. Most people have a distinctly...

Less is More: When Consumers Become Consumed

Tatiana Gottwald, Maroon Tribune Reporter

January 3, 2012

Filed under Wellness

Money can’t buy happiness, though many seem dedicated to try.  Many are addicted to consumption as one would be to alcohol or eating disorders, yet it remains a largely unexamined social phenomenon outside of academia because...

Its Not Just One Cup: Our Disposable Culture

Tatiana Gottwald, Maroon Tribune Reporter

January 3, 2012

Filed under Sports & Wellness, Wellness

The holidays are a time of giving; however what many don’t think about is what our giving means for the earth.  Our disposable culture, both during the holidays and throughout the year, has led to a pandemic of waste.  Our...

Being G-Free: What it’s Like to Live Life Without Wheat

Susanna Yudkin, Wellness Section Editor

December 22, 2011

Filed under Top Stories, Wellness

When I tell people that I can’t eat wheat, the first reaction is usually a stunned silence. But when I first discovered my intolerance to the grain, there was no way I could have comprehended just how greatly my diet was about...

The Truth About Vitamin D: Why Your Body Needs It

Austin Rybacki, Maroon Tribune Reporter

December 16, 2011

Filed under Wellness

In order for you to maintain a healthy body, you need to have a good amount of Vitamin D every single day. Vitamin D is produced by the action of sunlight on the skin. Without the right quantity of Vitamin D daily,  you might...

Alias: Sugar

Paul Lilienthal, Reporter

December 15, 2011

Filed under Sports & Wellness, Wellness

In our modern society there are multitudes more variations in diets than there were back in man’s mammoth hunting days. These new diets have led people to experiment with dropping certain substances from their daily lives. Sometimes,...

Flu Shot or Not? Pros and Cons of the Flu Shot

Austin Rybacki, Maroon Tribune Reporter

December 5, 2011

Filed under Wellness

Winter is right around the corner which means it's that time of the year again: flu season. This means that you have to decide whether the flu shot is the best option for you. Receiving the flu shot could prevent you from getting...

Obesity Continues to Threaten America

Eli Shalan, Maroon Tribune Reporter

December 1, 2011

Filed under Wellness

Obesity is one of the greatest problems the United States HAS. The word "has" is used rather than using "faces", because the United States has not really addressed this crisis. Obviously doctors have given advice to patients,...

Aaach-YOU!!! The Past and Present of Allergies

Emily Perillo, Maroon Tribune Reporter

December 1, 2011

Filed under Wellness

Approximately 12 million Americans have allergies, 2.2 million of them school children. This did not always used to be so. In the past, people were allergic to hardly anything, and if they were they did not know about it. They...

RACE YOU!:The Decent Down Monument Mountain’s Legendary Hill

Ciana Barnaba, Maroon Tribune Reporter

November 21, 2011

Filed under Sports & Wellness, Wellness, Winter Sports

When winter comes and the snow falls, don’t you wish you were still five years old? So you could jump in the snow all bundled up and build snowmen or a snow fort, and don’t forget snow ball fights! Then of course there is s...

How to Make Fettuccini con Aglio e Olio with Spinach

Ciana Barnaba, Maroon Tribune Reporter

November 9, 2011

Filed under Sports & Wellness, Wellness

This is a dish that is healthy and satisfying. Everyone loves pasta, and it's not hard to make. In ten minutes you'll have a delicious meal ready to serve! Just look at that picture. You know you want it. WHAT YOU NEED: 1 lb of Fettuccini...

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