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Wellness Wednesday: CATCH

Julie Kim

April 24, 2017

If left to our own devices, we would eat ice cream and Snickers for lunch every day. We would stay up all night watching movies and surfing on the Internet. We would carry soda around in bottles instead of water. And we would also gain weight, grow tired easily, be slower, and be physically uncomfort...

Wellness Wednesday: Laughing

Katie Chung

April 24, 2017

Scientists believe that the nature of a care-free life is laughter.Studies showed that laughing is valuable to both physical and mental health. According to, laughing increases your body’s immune cells and disease-fighting antibodies which reduce your chances of getting disease...

Get Moving Week: Day 5

Canyon Echoes Staff

April 24, 2017

Get Moving Week: Day 5 from Canyon Echoes on Vimeo.

Wellness Wednesday: Flossing

Neeha Bandlapalli

April 24, 2017

Eating your vegetables, working out 30 minutes a day, looking both ways before you cross the street- all of these can extend your life.  According to Stockholm Dental Clinic, another thing that can make you live longer is flossing. That’s right, flossing.Why? Flossing prevents plaque ...

Breakfast Idea: Banana Avocado Smoothie

Hannah Lu

April 24, 2017

Waking up in the mornings can be tough, but waking up and having nothing to eat is worse. We usually skip breakfast due to a lack of time and being in a hurry to get to school. That’s why having a healthy, filling, and quick breakfast is the best. This smoothie fills these needs and uses ingredients that you probably already have...

Wellness Wednesday: The Cat’s Meow

Emily Lu

April 24, 2017

Everyone knows that the entertainment industry refers to cat ladies as aged, but there might be a genuine theory behind that. Owning those cute, fluffy cats can actually aid in living longer. Cats aren’t just lovable, little creatures, they are also beneficial to your health. They wa...

How Running is Beneficial

Flora He

April 24, 2017

Three, Two, One! The starting guns fire into the air, and the competitors race down the endless lanes. As their figures slice through the wind, these athletes are gaining many benefits. Muscle building and bone strengthening are just a few of the many advantages achieved from running. With diffe...

Wellness Wednesday: Apples

Artemisia Tran

April 24, 2017

Is it true that “an apple a day keeps the doctor away?” Maybe not but apples are a healthy and sweet fruit that are now in season. Apples are versatile and can be added to sweet as well as savory dishes. According to ScienceDaily, apples are rich in antioxidants and can be delicio...

All You Need to Know About Apples

Grace Liu

April 24, 2017

Fall has arrived, and children are getting ready to dress up as superheroes and princesses to go tromping around the neighborhood shrieking for candy. However fall isn’t just the season for trick-or-treating, it is also a chance to snack on not only healthy, but festive foods. At this time of the...

Wellness Wednesday: Is Yawning Contagious?

Yoonsoo Cha

April 24, 2017

People often laugh when others laugh, smile when others smile, and frown when others frown. According to, the same thing is true for yawning. The average yawn lasts about six seconds. Yawning may be caused by stress, exhaustion, tiredness, and boredom. Scientists even theorize that we yawn to stretch our lung muscles.Yawning is directly linked to our ability to connect with others em...

How to Make Avocado Wraps

Sanika Nayak

April 24, 2017

How to Make Avocado Wraps from Canyon Echoes on Vimeo.