Death to Soda.

research has been consistently showing us that sugary sweetened beverages (including sports drinks, sodas, etc.) are negatively impacting our health and well-being. According to an article in the IDEA Fitness Journal (2013), sugary drinks are linked with 180,000 deaths globally! During the American Heart Association’s 2013 scientific sessions on Epidemiology, Prevention/Nutrition, Physical Activity and Metabolism,…

Back to the grind… (since the world did not end)

It’s back to reality now that the holidays are over; class, work, writing, studying, research, reading, teaching… schedule, schedule, schedule. I am taking classes in health administration, health¬†behavior¬†and health communication. I am extremely excited about getting back into classes, I felt enlightened after last semesters work and cannot wait to continue on my new found…

Needs Assessments and Peppermint Mochas

One paper down, two to go; part of me is begging Christmas break to hurry up while another part of me is saying “there is NO way I am going to be able to get all of my work done before the break gets here!”. I am currently working on a needs assessment paper on…