According to Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, college students are among the most sleep deprived in the United States. According to a Brown-sponsored study, only 11% of college students have good sleep quality at night, and 73% have occasional sleep problems.
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Which do you believe is the fresher, more wholesome product: the apple from Chile or the apple from Wilcox, Arizona? The eggs from California or the eggs from Farmer Dan up the road? Sara Lee bread or a fresh-baked-daily loaf from Mediterra Bread at the farmers market?
If you chose the locally sourced apple, eggs, and bread than you are taking part in Farm-to-Table. Farm-to-Table means locally sourced, fresh from the farm, and is a concept wherein consumers, be it individuals or restaurants, utilize locally grown ingredients for their culinary creations.
According to the Center for Disease Control, "Health is more than the absence of disease; it is a resource that allows people to realize their aspirations, satisfy their needs and to cope with the environment in order to live a long, productive, and fruitful life. In this sense, health enables social, economic and personal development fundamental to well-being."
Well-being is a crucial part of our lives and in an effort to recognize the importance of student health, Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) offers a course called Healthful Living 100.