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What would you suggest to other students looking to lead a healthier lifestyle?

Asked at Haskell Indian Nations University on August 26, 2008

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Photo of Sean Walsh

“Eat a healthy breakfast seven days a week, eat five servings of fruits and vegetables a day, only two hours or less of TV or Internet a day, at least one hour of exercise per day and zero sugar-sweetened drinks. Seven-five-two-one-zero. That’s what I learned at the Alaska Native Medical Center.”

Photo of Brittany Hall

“Get involved in the activities and sports here. … I’ve really enjoyed being involved with cheerleading, and I think physical fitness is very important. It makes you appreciate your body a lot more and helps you be more confident and outgoing.”

Photo of Isaac Jenks

“Run, walk, work out at the gym. As long as they’re finding some time in their day to exercise.”

Photo of Shalaya Williams

“What got me started was training for a long distance relay, and now I’m working toward a half marathon. I also took the body weight control class last semester. It fills up pretty fast, but students should try to take it.”

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Comments

sunflower_sue 6 years, 3 months ago

Stay away from sneezing children. (Wish I had followed that advice.) Can someone please pass the zinc?

Bossa_Nova 6 years, 3 months ago

eat plenty of fiber to keep things moving

OnlyTheOne 6 years, 3 months ago

Unbelievable! A LJ-W person actually took the time to go to Haskell!The world is truly ending.

dminear60 6 years, 3 months ago

Avoid college students...they do not always take good care of themselves

Flap Doodle 6 years, 3 months ago

Sleep is as important as diet or exercise.

coolmom 6 years, 3 months ago

just get off the rear and do something.

coolmom 6 years, 3 months ago

just say no doesnt work and sex does burn calories try safe sex no matter what your partner says or heck live crazy and go get tested together. have a multivitamin, try to get enough sleep, learn not to sweat the small things, live, laugh love. eat a little chocolate and a lot of veggies. drink in moderation. work that brain and the body. make a couple really good friends. you have one life now live it well.

Aisling 6 years, 3 months ago

a little JP this morning Autie~I was just listening to that song this morning on the way to work and yelling those lines out the window. Luckily no one else was at the stop light at 23rd and Mass this morning at 5:10am or they would have heard me....and trust me, no one needs to hear that, that early in the morning.

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