Articles by: Tara Trakin

Food

Craving Sushi?

Craving Sushi?

College students today have very sophisticated palates and they crave exotic food and flavors. Some college dining halls are satisfying them and are now serving sushi in their dining halls! Emory University and Brandeis University, to name a few, now have sushi on their menu. At Washington University, you can… MORE>

by × June 20, 2014 × 0 comments

Fitness

How’s Your Hydration?

How’s Your Hydration?

Did you realize that as the weather gets warmer, you are more prone to dehydration? The more time you spend outside, the more important it is to get enough fluids. Water is involved in basically all of our bodily functions, so in order to ensure everything runs smoothly in your… MORE>

by × May 22, 2014 × 0 comments

Food

Soy Milk: A Dairy-Free Nutritional Powerhouse

Soy Milk: A Dairy-Free Nutritional Powerhouse

Soy milk, derived from the soybean, is a versatile, delicious and nutritious beverage that has gained popularity over the past decade. While some folks drink both dairy milk and soy milk, others turn to it as a dairy alternative. It is particularly useful for anyone with lactose intolerance and other… MORE>

by × May 2, 2014 × 0 comments

Food

I Say Tomato, You Say Tomahto

I Say Tomato, You Say Tomahto

April is National Florida Tomato Month! Usually associated with the summer months, tomatoes can be grown and harvested year round in Florida. It has long been debated as to whether tomatoes are a fruit or a vegetable, and the truth is, there is no definitive answer. While tomatoes are technically… MORE>

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Food

Succulent Strawberries

Succulent Strawberries

Succulent Strawberries Tara Trakin Spring has officially arrived, which means strawberries are here! California alone produces one billion pounds of these tasty berries each year; if these were all placed side-by-side, they would circle the globe 15 times! For those diehard strawberry fans, there is even a museum in Belgium… MORE>

by × April 25, 2014 × 0 comments

Fitness

Avoiding the Mid-Game Crash

Avoiding the Mid-Game Crash

Have you ever felt that disconnect between your mental readiness for a game and your physical ability to make it through? What you eat on game day could mean the difference between a good game and a great one. Being in peak shape is only one part of the equation-… MORE>

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