Local Grocery Stores

Are you trying to cook more on your own but are unsure what grocery stores are accessible to you at Wayne State? Confused about what products and services are available at those stores? Check out the list below to learn about some local resources.   University Foods A Spartan store with a large selection of…

College Eating

Dos and don’ts for eating healthy in college There you are, staring at all the different options in the cafeteria or food court. Pizza, burgers, fries, chicken wings—all your favorites lined up for you to choose from. Greasy food may be satisfying for the first couple weeks of school, but after you pack on those…

Healthy Holiday Tips

With the appearance of holiday decorations beginning in October, it’s hard to remember that the holidays don’t officially start until after Thanksgiving. For most of us, November through December will be a blur of parties, goodies, and merriment. But don’t let your mindful eating habits go out the window! With a little know-how, you can satisfy…

Walking and Your Health

Fall is officially here, and now that the rush to move on campus and start classes is over, many of us have settled into student life. With extra time, cooler temperatures, and beautiful weather, fall is the perfect time to start that exercise regimen you’ve been putting off. According to the Center for Disease Control…

Are your New Year’s Resolutions Setting You Up for Success?

It’s that time of year again: Resolutions. We all do it, and we all have very good intentions of making and keeping our New Year’s Resolutions. However, it can be very difficult to stay committed to our resolutions for an entire year, and it can be even more challenging when we are not making specific,…

Five Easy Health Tips and Resources for WSU Students

The life of a college student is busy and stressful, and that means your diet and exercise schedule are often left out in the cold. Whether you are just starting out as an undergrad or are already a graduate or professional student, knowing how to stay healthy on WSU campus is no small feat. Luckily, you…

Five Tips for Fighting the Freshman 15

We all know it when it strikes. Our clothes get a little tighter, we start to walk a little slower, and we’re eating a little more ice cream than we probably should. Those extra pounds around the waist make us cringe as we try to put on our favorite pair of jeans, and we eventually…

How to Find Healthy Snacks on a Budget!

Tips for finding healthy snacks for college students Let’s be honest, snacks for college students generally consist of salty potato chips, sugary drinks and energy drinks, and lots of delicious calorie-filled candy bars. Although these easy snacks can be tasty, they are not the best option for our bodies or minds. With all the studying…

WSU Nutrition: Dine Out, Don’t Pig Out

Eating healthier for your body, mind, and wallet The Washington Post recently described Detroit as a rising “food mecca.” Over the past year alone, Detroit’s food industry welcomed Jolly Pumpkin Pizzeria and Brewery, Treat Dreams, and Central Bar + Kitchen… just to name a few new eateries. The increasing number of restaurants, bakeries, and bars…

Nutrition Basics for College Students

Nutrition advice in the popular media is often misleading and confusing. This can make it especially difficult for college students to learn to eat healthy while on their own for the first time. Other factors that can contribute to a less than ideal eating pattern for college students include busy class and activity schedules, living…