March is National Nutrition Month, which is an annual campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The campaign...
We all know the pain of trying losing official stubborn belly fat. With all the latest fad diets, paleo, plant-based,...
It's not about the calories.
Making your schedule in college takes almost as much effort as writing a ten-page paper or studying for an exam. You have to make sure you get the classes you need, and they all need to be at certain times so there isn't any overlap (we don't have Time-Turners in muggle world). One of the hardest parts about making a schedule is picking your "easy" classes.
Is coffee good for you? Should you be eating gluten-free? And are your late-night snacks making you gain weight? Check out my interview with JJ Virgin, fitness and nutrition expert and co-star of TLC’s Freaky Eaters, for the answers to all your nutrition questions.
A couple of weeks ago, my editor forwarded me a fierce press release and asked me if I wanted to interview Dr. Jennifer Landa. She's a gynecologist/entrepreneur who specializes in helping ladies get their sexy back. How could I not take the opportunity to talk to someone whose entire career is based on empowering women to have better sex?
We all know that we college students don't always put as much emphasis on our health as we should. Instead of eating right, getting enough sleep, and exercising, we pig out on junk food, pull all-nighters and get drunk. And while we know we should take care of ourselves better, it's hard to make a change all at once. Health Month helps get you on a path to better health, a little bit at a time.
The better you treat your body, the better you will feel. The better you feel, the more successful you’ll be in school and the more energy you’ll have for the really fun stuff. Read on to learn how you can use the latest discoveries in health and fitness to stay healthy, happy, and motivated this school year.
Soy is found in just about EVERYTHING these days. So much so that soy consumption in the U.S. has skyrocketed since the early 1990s. Sales climbed from $300 million in 1992 to over $4 billion in 2008. It's cheap to produce (mainly because the government subsidizes its growth) and is in tons of packaged products.
Have you ever stayed up all night studying for a final? Blood shot eyes, empty coffee cups, pages and pages of notes...you know, the works. Do you remember sitting there wishing you had diligently studied all semester long, gone to class or stayed awake during the Powerpoint presentation? Well, I'm here to let you know that just like studying, the same goes for good health and fitness.
Thanksgiving involves tons of yummy, delicious, calorie-filled foods. So obviously we LOVE IT. There's no other holiday that celebrates our gluttony quite this well. Oh and we can unbutton our pants at the table. Double score. So we've spent a lot of time this month writing about this wondrous holiday and we wanted to make sure that you didn't miss one single article.
I make spectacularly healthy (or so I thought!) turkey sandwiches for lunch every day. Fresh bread, tomatoes, cheese, lettuce, turkey.... they are beautiful and healthy works of art. I'm constantly thinking of new ways to spice 'em up. Sliced avocado? Swapping out provolone for some swiss? Perhaps a few slices of green apple?