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Staying fit and healthy despite holiday meals

Staying fit and healthy despite holiday meals

Brian Ratto

December 12, 2015

As the holiday season draws near, Sacramento State attempts to raise awareness of unhealthy eating for students to help them make better eating choices. Sac State campus held events such as Winter Wonderbites at The Well to show students a few tips students to eat healthier and avoid over eatin...

Vegetarians are going to rule the world

Brittney Christ

October 8, 2015

Clean eating to a better you! Clean eating is a new food movement that has been taking off, showcasing all over Instagram and Twitter. You have probably seen the hashtags #cleaneating and #farmtofork as you are scrolling through your feed. But what exactly is “clean eating”? According ...

Diet fads cautioned in pursuit of perfection

Justyce Mirjanovic

November 17, 2014

In today’s society, there is a lot of emphasis on having the perfect body. Models featured in magazines and runway shows are an unrealistic dream in most cases.Dieting has been around for quite some time and there are all kinds of products and ads that suggest it can be effective and easy to lose we...

Personal trainers are not your nutritionists

State Hornet

October 1, 2014

When committing to maintaining or losing weight, we often find ourselves asking for nutritional advice. Personal trainers and fitness instructors sometimes are the first people we turn to when looking for dietary guidance.Trainers and instructors are experts in helping us build muscle and maintain an a...

Recipe: Trail mix

Rian Edignton

September 17, 2014

As the health food craze rises in popularity, students start to look at the nutritional value of foods that may have previously been assumed healthy.One such food is pre-made trail mix.Originally called “gorp” trail mix is usually a combination of nuts, dried berries, and chocolate.It is a popular sna...

CVS Pharmacy ceases sales of tobacco products

State Hornet Staff

March 13, 2014

CVS Pharmacy announced in February they will no longer sell tobacco products beginning in October.This is a step in the right direction and will hopefully create a movement in the pharmaceutical community to follow the leader.Selling tobacco products seems to not align with a business that promotes being heal...

Athleticism provides healthy outlets for people living with disabilities

State Hornet Staff

March 11, 2014

Even with growing up in a wheelchair, loving your body is no different than the average person, but what matters in how someone views their body and having a support systems. In the disabled community, if someone has a strong support system full of athletic in-shape individuals, they are more likely ...

‘Biggest Loser’ winner causes accusations of having eating disorder

State Hornet Staff

February 18, 2014

With the dawning of the new year, weight loss is almost always the number one resolution on people’s list. The purpose for weight loss is to encapsulate a healthy lifestyle, not become an emaciated stick figure.Local TV stations use reality shows to connect with viewers. “The Biggest Loser” is a popular weig...

Associated Students Inc. Farmers Market allows for fresh choices

Associated Students Inc. Farmers Market  allows for fresh choices

Cesar Alexander

November 6, 2013

Located in Serna Plaza, the Associated Students Inc. Farmers Market is continuing to help students become aware of healthy choices available to them as winter begins.Among the main vendors are Loving Nature Pesticide-Free Farms, Thimbleberry Cottage Preserves and Edith’s Gourmet Baking Co. Students h...

Hungry students need later food options

State Hornet Staff

October 22, 2013

The food services at Sacramento State close too early at night considering some students are in class until 10 p.m. and many stay on campus through the night. In fact, Burger King, Round Table and the Courtyard Market, which is attached to the American River Courtyard, are the only food services open past ...

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