G-Fit series

February 24, 2012 - 5:33pm
The winter cold is virtually inevitable, but luckily, G-Fit writer Erin Carson compiled a list of ways to combat the cold and limit the time you're stuck in bed.

Every winter there’s that fateful moment when the droopy, sniffling guy next to you on the bus sneezes to the high heavens, and you just know it’s all over. You’re going to get sick. Sadly, there’s no cure for the common cold, but there are a few ways to fight back and mitigate your misery.

February 11, 2012 - 10:12pm
In the third G-Fit series post, a recycling specialist from OCRRA shares her advice on recycling in the wintertime, giving students no excuse but to use the blue bins.

There might not be much around Syracuse that’s green these days, but that doesn’t mean your recycling habits have to hibernate for the season. Recycling specialist Sarah Stewart from the Onondaga County Resource Recovery Agency (OCRRA) shared some tips on recycling during the winter.

January 27, 2012 - 5:14pm
In the first edition of Green Sprouts' G-Fit series, Erin Carson highlights some comfort food favorites with modifications to make them easy on your figure without losing the taste.

In 20-degree weather, the last thing anyone wants to eat is a cold, tasteless celery stick, no matter how healthy a snack it may be. It’s winter. Time to bulk up, right? It’s not like anyone will notice under your ankle-length, down-stuffed, fur-lined, abominable snowman-resistant jacket.

But, before you resign yourself to a season of warming your hands over pizza boxes and endless orders of Wings, here are a few easy ideas to keep you healthy and warm.