Monthly Archives: May 2018

Miami University Dining Bucket List

Only a few more days until graduation and we have complied a list of some dining related and non-dining related things for you to cross off your bucket list before you graduate!

Dining Related:

  • Enjoy a midnight dinner from Pulley Diner
  • Try every flavor of gelato from Miami Ice
  • Use the GET app to order a custom pizza from Sundial
  • Make your own salad at Dividend$ in FSB
  • Compliment a late night study session with snack from King Cafe
  • Create a new sandwich combination at Delish
  • Stop at MacCracken for a pick-me-up between classes
  • Get a post-workout, protein-packed granola bar or sports drink from the Pro Shop
  • Explore the tasty buffet at Martin (after using the basement fitness center, of course!)
  • Throwback to freshman orientation by spending an evening in Western
  • Walk through the beauty of the formal gardens before stopping at Garden for a yummy meal
  • Try one of the seasonal Starbucks drinks
  • Get together a group of friends from freshman year and revisit your favorite dining hall

Things that do not relate to dining:

  • Kiss your sweetheart under Upham Arch
  • Rub the turtles’ heads for luck before a final
  • Take a photo of yourself in your favorite places around campus
  • Jump on the seal (AFTER you’ve finished your last exam, unless you’re a risk-taker)
  • Take time to enjoy Pulley’s bell tower when you’re not rushing to class
  • Visit the pond on Western
  • Write a thank you note to your favorite professor
  • Write thank you notes to your family for supporting you through school
  • Walk through the Miami Art Museum (bonus points if you bring an Art Major!)

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Avocado Facts

The avocado, also known as alligator pear, is a fruit that is thought to have originated in South Central Mexico. Recent discovery has shown avocados to have been present in Peru up to 15,000 years ago. Avocados grow on a tree in tropical and Mediterranean climates throughout the world. Mexico produces the most avocados with California being the second. Avocados are known for being one of the healthiest superfoods because they are very nutrient-dense healthy fat and are bursting with health benefits. Keep reading to find out why avocados are May’s featured superfood of the month!

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Benefits of Avocado:

  • high in dietary fiber
  • lowers risk of prostate cancer
  • helps lower cholesterol
  • contains twice the potassium as a banana
  • contains vitamin E, niacin, riboflavin
  • great source of healthy fat
  • stabilizes blood sugar levels
  • can improve eyesight
  • low pesticide levels because of their thick skin
  • helps with weight loss
  • good for sexual health and fertility
  • great for beauty treatments
  • can protect unborn babies
  • may help relieve symptoms of arthritis

Avocados can be transformed and used in various ways. Whether it be in guacamole, spread for toast, or a face mask, the benefits surpass just including them in your diet! Enjoy avocados and the perks that come with this healthy fruit, today!

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