AOC's Wellness Club is going to post daily for the next couple months! Under Wellness Club News, we'll include links to articles and resources to help you guide YOUR investigation into health and wellness! This page will include 2-3 articles with brief summaries on latest tips from researchers, dieticians and other health care professionals from credible internet sources.
1. Milkman, K. L. (2018, May 01). Using Behavioral Science to Build an Exercise Habit. Retrieved from https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/using-behavioral-science-to-build-an-exercise-habit/
This article outlines several suggestions to help one start an exercise schedule. These suggestions include finding an exercise buddy, picking a day that will signify a fresh start and setting a tough goal. The author includes a reference to a program started by the University of Pennsylvania - Step Up - which has tips and an exercise schedule to help people create and maintain an exercise regime.
2. Reinagel, M. (2017, November 16). What Is Mycoprotein? Retrieved from https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/what-is-mycoprotein/
Mycoprotein is a thread-like fungus found in soil. It's not exactly a mushroom but it has hints of a mushroom-like taste. In diets, mycoprotein acts as a plant based protein and is typically used as a meat substitute. Right now, it's typically sold in the brand "Quorn" which sells plant based chicken nuggets and ground beef substitutes.