caffeine

May 20, 2019

Here Is Why Drinking Too Much Coffee Can be Bad for You

How many cups of coffee do you drink per day?

Jan 18, 2011

31 Things You Can Do With a 31-Ounce Coffee

So I don’t know if you’ve heard or not, but apparently Starbucks will be supersizing our iced drinks come spring. They’ll be introducing a trenta size for iced coffee. That means that you not only have another foreign word to remember when you're ordering your tasty brew, but you'll also be getting 31 ounces of caffeinated goodness.

College Campuses Are Breeding Grounds for Disease

According to University of North Carolina professor Kevin Caneiro, there's a new disease lurking on college campuses nationwide. Dubbed “Laptop-itis,” it is the result of excessive use of laptops and cell phones with symptoms ranging from worsened posture to pain in the backs, necks, and wrists of students everywhere.

Sep 7, 2010

Body Blog: Coffee – Yay or Nay?

As we all head back into our routine of late night partying studying, coffee seems to be the obvious pick-me-up to get us out of bed and into life come morning time. You know a venti glass of water isn't going to give you the necessary push to get you through that 8am lecture.

Aug 16, 2010

The 5 Questions We Ask Everyone: Dietician, Melanie Jatsek

Melanie Jatsek is a speaker, author and registered dietitian who teaches college students how to eat to look better, feel better, think better and stress less! She is getting ready to publish her book, written especially for college students, called "Brain Food for College Students," so we thought we'd bring her on board to share some of her best advice with our CollegeCandies.

Aug 3, 2010

Feb 24, 2010

Would You Rather…

Would you rather walk in on your boyfriend trying on your underwear OR be forced to watch a one hour long video of your sibling/parent having sex?

Feb 9, 2010

Feed Your…Brain

We’ve all heard of so-called “brain food.” Brain food should be healthy foods that stimulate your thinking, but I mainly use it as an excuse to eat during finals. When I started feeling sluggish after downing a bag of Skittles during my most recent study-a-thon, I decided to put down the bag of Sun Chps and look into what really constitutes “brain food.”

Dec 29, 2009

Rethinking Those Daily Starbucks Runs…

College is stressful. And stress makes us do some pretty crazy things for the sake of a good grade, such as harming our bodies without even knowing it. Don't know what I'm talking about? Let me break it down.

Dec 17, 2009

The Doctor Is In: I Can’t Sleep!

Q: Between finals, graduating and other personal stress, I can’t fall asleep at night. And then when I do, I can’t stay asleep. I’m always tired and grumpy and it’s only making everything even more stressful. Do you have any ideas for getting sleep?

Dec 11, 2009

The CC Weekly Weigh In: Finals Survival Tactics

Ahhhh!!! Finals! Everything comes down to this! Your grade, your GPA, your good standing with the parental units. You've got tests and papers and presentations and it's all coming at you so fast and you barely opened the book all semester and there was that 2 week span where you couldn't stop watching Gilmore Girls and OMFG you're screwed.

Dec 5, 2009

Your Finals Survival Guide: Five Tools To Make it Through

Ah, Finals. How I love you. You fall during the greatest time of year and have me reading textbooks instead of drinking Gingerbread lattes and enjoying the holiday sales. You leave dark circles under my eyes and extra inches around my waistline. Basically, you suck. Big time.

Oct 15, 2009

The Doctor Is In: Need a Pick-Me-Up?

Q: I know it’s pretty typical in college, but I always feel tired and lethargic. I try to eat as healthy as I can, but even adding nuts and more protein to my diet isn’t working. I was wondering if you had any ideas of things I could do (specific vitamins/things I should be eating) that will help me feel more awake and less foggy on a day to day basis.