Serving the campus of the University of Alabama since 1894

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Serving the campus of the University of Alabama since 1894

The Crimson White

Serving the campus of the University of Alabama since 1894

The Crimson White

All content by Lindsey OBrien
Take your coffee with less fat, more health benefits

Take your coffee with less fat, more health benefits

Lindsey OBrien April 17, 2012

As college students, we are keenly aware of our need for caffeine. We run on near-to-no sleep and have an overloaded to-do list Monday through Friday. Soft drinks, energy drinks or tea can serve us in...

Eating the right foods promotes better sleep, healthier weight

Eating the right foods promotes better sleep, healthier weight

Lindsey OBrien April 3, 2012

Everyone knows that eating right and being physically active are key tools in maintaining a healthy weight. But, did you know that the amount of sleep you get is also a major determining factor in how...

Understanding your diet

Lindsey OBrien March 1, 2012

With Body Appreciation Week just behind us, the important concepts of loving, accepting and taking care of our bodies is fresh on our minds. In hopes of continuing in this mindset, it is important to establish...

Dark chocolate treats satisfy your sweet tooth and your health

Dark chocolate treats satisfy your sweet tooth and your health

Lindsey OBrien February 14, 2012

Valentine’s Day has finally arrived, and we find ourselves being inundated with the expression of love. Heart shaped candies abound, red roses are brimming and eloquently written expressions of love...

Nutrition tips to feed your “App”etite

Lindsey OBrien February 1, 2012

These days, you can’t walk three feet without seeing a person with some form of technology in their hands. Whether it’s an iPod, smartphone, laptop or tablet, today’s society likes its information...

Better fast food choices important for students

Lindsey OBrien November 29, 2011

Young adults, namely those ages 20 to 29, take in 40 percent of their daily calories away from home. A recent research article published by the American Dietetic Association sought to determine the different...

Autumn-inspired ideas for your breakfast

Lindsey OBrien November 7, 2011

Nutrition students and professors at UA are taking part in a national movement to decrease childhood obesity and assure the healthy development of our nation’s children.          The American...

March means Nutrition Awareness Month

Lindsey OBrien March 3, 2011

  The month of March is also known as National Nutrition Month. This is an annual information campaign initiated by the American Dietetic Association used to stress the importance of making healthy food...

Keeping your New Year’s resolutions

Keeping your New Year’s resolutions

Lindsey OBrien January 18, 2011

With each new year comes a fresh start. For those of us at the University, this means new classes, books and teachers. Professors may have new students, classrooms or curricula. But besides the anticipated...

Ad campaign addresses freshman 15

Lindsey OBrien September 7, 2010

Classes, studying, parties and part-time jobs are just a few things that govern a student’s daily life, and finding a balance can seem impossible. The LessThanUThink Campaign aims to help students do...

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