Wellness technology offers promising field for entrepreneurial students

Wellness technology is now becoming a trending market and may be an opportunity for students across campus to take advantage of.

Under wrappers: Cal Poly passes off Kashi granola bars as student made

The difference between name-brand granola bars and ones produced at Cal Poly might have been the last thing on the university’s mind as California State University Chancellor Timothy White visited campus this past month.

STRIDE doing well despite director loss

Sara Natividad snatividad@mustangdaily.net Science through Translational Research in Diet and Exercise (STRIDE) Director Ann McDermott left it this past fall, leaving the program without a designated leader for an entire quarter. Instead of falling apart though, STRIDE continues to run…

Budgets threaten FLASH study

A Cal Poly-run study on college student health and fitness could be gone in a flash, before the study’s initial purpose has been fulfilled. FLASH, which began researching the health habits of Cal Poly students in Fall 2009 with that…

Oh baby, baby: professor to study pregnancy weight in mothers

The National Institutes of Health awarded Cal Poly kinesiology professor Suzanne Phelan a $3 million grant this past summer to conduct research on low-income mothers. The research, which will be done over the course of five years, will study the…

Fighting the infamous Freshman 15

You’ve heard rumors about the Freshman 15: the dreaded extra baggage that people claim will magically gather around your waistline during freshman year of college. For the first time in their lives, most college students are faced with new responsibilities…

Freshman test bodies before disappearing in a FLASH

Currently, FLASH is working on the Freshmen Heart Health Study, which screens newly admitted freshmen from fall quarter and tests their cholesterol and glucose.

Pink and Dude Chefs serves nutrition to local students

Cal Poly students are working to teach local middle school students about healthy living and cooking through the Pink and Dude Chefs Program.