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Nutrition and Fitness

8 Ways to Beat the Freshman 15 by eatright.org

Eating and Fitness 101 by youngwomenshealth.org

Exercising with Others Helps College Students Reduce Stress by cfah.org

A workout video fit for a dorm! by Student Health 101

 

Helpful Fitness and Nutrition Apps

EveryMove
What It Is: This rewards-based app turns your every fitness move into points that earn you rewards from retailers and services that value your healthy lifestyle.
Cost: Free. Available for iOS and Android. Coming soon for Windows Phone.

 

MapMyFitness
What It Is: Fitness isn’t one of those things you can neatly fit, and keep, in a box—which is where this GPS-based fitness tracking app comes in. The app allows users to explore and manage more than 600 fitness activities, meaning virtually anyone can tailor the app to their personal routines.
Cost: Free. Available for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone

 

RoadID
What It Is: Perfect for runners, cyclists, hikers, walkers, and skiers who often find themselves on adventures, RoadID allows friends or family to track you while you’re out. They don’t need the app; they just need a web browser and your username in order to monitor your progress and safety.
Cost: Free. Available for iOS.

 

LoseIt!
What It Is: LoseIt! is a calorie tracking app that creates a weight loss plan just for you. Plug in your goals, from pounds lost per week to overall wellness, and LoseIt! will customize a plan that fits your life.
Cost: Free. Available for iOS, Android, Kindle, and Nook.

 

Sexual Health

College Women and Birth Control by Everyday Health

Fact or Fiction? Condoms: One size fits all by Student Health 101

Using Condoms in College by Everyday Health

Sex, STD's and College Students by the free press

What College Students Should Know About Morning After Pills by Everyday Health

How to Prevent Sexual Assault on Campus by Student Health 101

 

Stress and Depression

Managing Stress by campusmindworks.org

My Story: Depression and College by snapjudgement.org

When Depression Strikes in College by Everyday Health

 

Helpful Stress Apps

Mindshift
What It Is: This coaching app is designed with you in mind, as it works to help teens and young adults cope with anxiety.
Cost: Free. Available for iOS and Android.

 

Stress Check
What it is: Provides users with an overall stress score then the user can examine specific areas their stress affects then (interpersonal, physiological, situational, control).

Cost: free for Android, iPhone, iPad

 

Anti-Stress Quotes

What it is: Relax completely with the anti-stress quotes that will inspire you to overcome your worries and manage stressful situations better.
Cost: free for iPhone, iPad

 

Homesickness

9 Ways to Help Homesickness! by Everyday Health

Beating the College Blues by aapb.org

 

Other great articles!

9 Ways Going to College Affects Your Health by livescience.com

6 Steps to Smart Spending by Student Health 101

 

 

 

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