Tag Archives: food

Nutrition and athletics

The do’s and don’ts of competition consumption Athletes spend so much of their time focusing on how to get stronger, faster and better. Everyday after school you run, you lift, you shoot and you throw, but do you ever spend time thinking of other ways to improve your athletic performance? …

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School lunch prices

Full stomach, empty wallet: Are school lunches too expensive? It’s lunch hour for sophomore Yaphet May and he picks up a sandwich, an Arizona tea and trail mix. It doesn’t seem like much, but his one lunch ends up costing $5.50. Similarly, junior Jamie Dovolis gets a classic lunch with …

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Family dinners: more than a home-cooked meal

In busy times, eating together as a family matters, research shows “In high school, I got really caught up in going from whatever sports practice I had straight to homework and often times [my family and I] would tend to eat dinner at different times.” said current University of Southern …

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Eat globally, locally

Expand your horizons on food by trying one of several ethnic restaurants near school on East Lake Street There’s more than DQ and Dunn. Bros. within two miles of Minnehaha near East Lake Street. Are you willing to step out of your comfort zone and try some foreign food? Is …

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Question your consumption

Potential health risks result from eating recently popularized “healthy foods” Daily, new foods are made and placed on the shelf. As a calling these foods promise health, experience and adventure. On the back of one bag of Cheetos, Frito-Lay promises “made with all natural oil” and claims “we grow the …

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Something new for lunch

Students, staff adjust to food service change You’ve been sitting in that uncomfortable laminate wooden seat for the past eighty minutes, with your stomach making obnoxious grumbling sounds, when finally salvation has arrived in the form of the lunch bell. You rush to get a taste of the food you’ve …

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Got the coffee itch?

Coffee consumption is common among high-school students; caffeine-addiction often results Did you know that coffee was first discovered in AD 850 by an Ethiopian goat herder? He noticed his goats were ‘dancing’ after eating red berries. The red berries came from a coffee bush. So what does an Ethiopian goat …

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