Bring the Monday Mile to Your Community

Syracuse University south campus Monday Mile start signWe are interested in providing support to communities in the Central New York region that promote physical activity and seek to reduce the associated risk of chronic disease by installing a Monday Mile walking route. Continue Reading

Healthy Defaults-National Public Health Week

Cynthia Morrow headshot

Each year during the first week of April, people around the country celebrate National Public Health Week.  This week is dedicated to recognizing the contributions of public health in helping us all lead longer, healthier lives.  From seatbelts to tobacco-free policies and vaccinations to refrigeration, public health impacts us all. Continue Reading

SU Food Services Executive Chef Talks Meatless Monday

SU Food Services Executive Chef holding tray of Meatless Monday food samplesWe recently had a chance to catch up with SU Food Services’ new Executive Chef, Parvinder Singh.  Singh joins the SU community from Cornell and has previously served as an Executive Chef at the University of Oklahoma and University of Buffalo.  In the short time since joining SU, Chef has been quite busy getting to know the Food Services staff and operations and creating new recipes that are student tested and approved. Continue Reading

Healthy Monday Goes Abroad

Florence Italy piazza with duomo in background
Florence Visit, November 2011

For the past several years, Healthy Monday has partnered with SU Abroad in Florence to offer students studying there a chance to maintain their healthy habits while studying abroad. Continue Reading

Questions and Answers about Meditation

Healthy Monday Zen MeditationMeditation helps us to live in the present rather than being stuck in the past or anxious about the future.  It helps bring clarity and compassion to our relationships and to the events of our lives.  It is a simple but powerful means of achieving serenity.  Most people have heard of meditation, but there are many misconceptions. Continue Reading

Roasted Chickpeas

Roasted chickpeasOriginal post by: Colleen Sheehan

As college students, we stay up late studying, pulling all-nighters to finish essays, online internship searching, and other college aged kid shenanigans. It’s no wonder that it seems harder than ever to stay healthy when suddenly it’s one a.m., your stomach is growling, and you still have another 5 pages to write! It didn’t come as a surprise to me when Syracuse University was rated #1 for the amount of late night food ordered. Continue Reading

Holy Moly Mexican Salad

Holy Moly Mexican salad Original post by: Sara Eckhardt

I named it “Holy Moly” for a reason!  This salad is loaded, incredibly filling and satisfying!

Note:  You will most likely have leftover rice and peppers, but that just means you’re all set for tomorrow’s meal!  Score! Continue Reading