Surprise Trick & Healthy Treat

Originally posted on jessicayuewu:
Last night, halloween came with the first snow of this coming winter. Yesterday morning, during Biochemistry class and I was trying so hard to memorize every single detail of Calvin cycle, one student walked in with a 3D dinosaur mask on his head and I have to say, that is the…

The Epitome of Busy

This semester has been extremely busy thus far. I do not believe anyone could have prepared me for how this semester would go. Learning how to balance things is definitely key. Of course school alone keeps one occupied enough. Along with that, I have been going thru the administrative fellowship process in which I put…

An “Easy” Question

Why do we care about health? … … … “Well Katie. That is pretty obvious isn’t it? Because errrr… we… want people to be healthy?” Here is the deal. Is it really about the 50 pounds? The black lung? The jaundiced skin and the failing liver? Keep focused. Keep in mind why you chose to…

MFarmers’ Market

We talked a lot in my Community Nutrition class last semester about starting farmers’ markets in food deserts to provide fresh produce to residents. Although Ann Arbor is far from a food desert, it can be difficult for students without meal plans or cars to go to the grocery store on a regular basis to…

Link Time!

I spend a fair amount of time reading various blogs and links relating to nutrition, environmental toxicants, and health. I always find a few that I think are really interesting so I’ll be posting some of my “favorites” periodically with a short summary. The links will you to the original article that I read. I…

Columbia Heights

When I tell people that I live in Columbia Heights some look at me surprised, some stare at me with a questioning look, others look worried- even though most have never even been here. Located in Northwest D.C., Columbia Heights doesn’t have the best reputation among the young professionals that flood the city. Many still…