Archive for August, 2014

Food

All The Hype: Functional Foods

Did you know poor diet plays a role in 5 out of 10 of the leading causes of death? In order to combat this growing problem, scientists began researching foods that can offer us added health benefits. With words like “Functional Foods,” and “Super Foods,” being thrown around, it can be… MORE>

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Fitness

Debunking Workout Myths

Just like fashion fads that come and go, diet and exercise fads are common and can confuse college students trying to stay healthy. Getting in shape requires finding a diet and exercise routine that works for you and your body while simultaneously sorting through classic “workout myths.” Unfortunately, it’s easy… MORE>

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Food

Get Your Grains in and Fill Up on Fiber!

Getting enough grains in your diet is of utmost importance to fuel your body with the nutrients it needs to function properly and maintain a healthy lifestyle day in and day out. Making up the largest food group, grains are required in larger proportions per day than proteins, dairy, fruits,… MORE>

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Food

Vegan Gone Wrong

If you are considering the switch to a vegan lifestyle, or you already eat a plant-based diet, there are a few situations to make sure you avoid. It is certainly not always easy to eliminate all animal products from your diet, and success may not come right away. There will… MORE>

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Campus Chow

Get to Know Organic Farming

Get to Know Organic Farming

Organic. All-natural. Grass-fed. Antibiotic and hormone free. Free range. Responsibly raised. Locally sourced. What do these words mean, how are they related, and what’s the deal? The food industry markets products with a variety of adjectives that attract consumers. However, these adjectives are often confusing and misleading. So, what exactly… MORE>

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Mind, Body, Soul

Discovering Yoga

Discovering Yoga

Looking for something to ease the stress of new classes, tests, and homework? Yoga just might be the cure many students are looking for. With yoga studios popping up everywhere and classes being offered in many campuses across the country, it’s no wonder students are using yoga as their go-to… MORE>

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