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A College Perspective on Obesity

November 7, 2015

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DENVER— The movie “Fast Food Nation” (’06) and “Super Size Me” (’04) has one thing common — obesity. Obesity is a complex condition containing an unnecessary amount of body fat with a high-body mass index (BMI). According to the website ProCon.org, the United States is the second most obese developed country in the world. A report in […]

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So good you can’t even tell it’s vegan

April 1, 2014

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DENVER — The idea of a vegan bakery and café probably evokes the imagery of an chic urban restaurant filled with fashionable hipsters, nursing cups of wheatgrass, eating overpriced, unappetizing and unidentifiable foods. After all, vegan means no animal products like eggs nor even butter can go into the food. Thankfully, upon entering Denver’s Beet […]

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Rights collide over smoking policy at Auraria

March 19, 2014

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DENVER, Auraria Campus — A survey conducted by MSU Denver’s Student Government Association in 2013 showed clear support for stricter smoking limitations in outdoor common areas. But for many, how the smoking policy on the Auraria Campus is determined is unclear, in part, because it is influenced by complex factors. In spite of those survey […]

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Auraria Health Fair offers students advice on good nutrition and exercise

November 27, 2011

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DENVER — Students milled around the Tivoli Turnhale on Wednesday, learning from various local sources how to stay healthy through good nutrition and exercise. Jennifer Miller, the president of Future Doctors of Denver organized the event titled “Fight the Fat War” in conjunction with student activities. The goal of the event was to raise awareness […]

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