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Delivering the latest buzz on fitness, nutrition and wellness for Syracuse University students.

Healthy or Hazardous? : 3 Things We Once Thought Were Healthy

Over the years, many there have been many products advocated that initially were deemed healthy, but then turned out to be just the opposite. We have been in this vicious … Continue reading

March 3, 2014

Microwave Meltdown: Is Your Food Losing Nutrients?

The microwave is no stranger to convenient cooking. There is no doubt that microwaves have changed the pace of preparing a meal for people across the globe, and with the … Continue reading

December 3, 2013 · 1 Comment

Different Oils for Different Cooking Methods

Sometimes it can be very confusing to know which oil to cook with. Most people base it off of the flavor of the oil, but mainly stick to olive or … Continue reading

November 15, 2013

The Pasta Swap — Spaghetti Squash

As the leaves continue to fall and the chill in the air is felt more and more, it’s clear that squash season is underway. With Thanksgiving in a few weeks … Continue reading

November 13, 2013

How to Feel Fuller Longer

We all have at least one day a week where it feels as though there is no break in our day for hours. When you finally sit down and have … Continue reading

November 10, 2013

Why Losing Weight Could Mean Losing Love

Losing weight can be a wonderful thing, instilling self-confidence and a better self-image. Yet studies have shown it can be harming if you are in a relationship. Though seemingly contradictory, … Continue reading

November 8, 2013

Why Music Blurs the Strength of Alcohol

A recent study shows that women are more likely to drink alcohol faster when listening to music. Can you believe that? Apparently, music distracts women from the strength of alcohol, … Continue reading

October 26, 2013

Food Instagrams May Not Be Such A Good Idea

Do you constantly feel like you must take a picture of your food and upload it to Instagram right before you eat it? Well, studies have shown that maybe you … Continue reading

October 18, 2013

The Top Eight Foods That Can Make You Feel Not So Great

We don’t often like to think about it, but there are foods out there that sometimes can make us sick. Food poisoning is no one’s friend, and certainly isn’t fun, … Continue reading

October 4, 2013

Shopping Nightmare: When Grocery Shopping Is a Bad Idea

You go grocery shopping whenever it’s convenient, right? Even if it’s a 1 a.m. trip to Wegmans because that’s the only time suitable? Wrong. A new study has shown that … Continue reading

September 27, 2013 · 1 Comment

Captain Crash Diet

Any fellow pinner can understand the powerful influence Pinterest can have over a person’s — okay, let’s be honest — a girl’s decisions-making process. SU’s campus proves to be no … Continue reading

March 5, 2013

Cold Weather Food Remedies

Here are some food solutions to make you look and feel great during the long and harsh winter months. SKIN Load up on Swiss chard, egg yolks, and whole-grains for … Continue reading

December 4, 2012

Tips for a Healthier Thanksgiving

Here are some tips to relieve some of the guilt associated with your Thanksgiving meal. No need to sacrifice taste or happiness this holiday season. 1.    Walk it Out Get … Continue reading

November 6, 2012 · 1 Comment

Make Game Day Healthier

Sunday during the fall and winter means two things: football and food. Not just any food, but the greasiest, most delicious and bad-for-you food you could ask for. My weapon … Continue reading

October 23, 2012

All About Chicken Breasts

White-meat chicken breasts are a perfect low-calorie dinner option that tastes good and is good for you. As much as we praise the presence of baked chicken with no sauce, … Continue reading

October 23, 2012

Secrets to a Balanced Dining Hall Meal

This past summer, the USDA unveiled a new version of simplified nutritional guidelines to replace the complex food pyramid system. The initiative is called “My Plate,” and it includes a … Continue reading

February 22, 2012

What You Never Knew About Rinds and Peels

Those orange peels you just threw in the trash are full of nutrients and belong on your plate. Stems from some of your favorite vegetables provide a powerful mix of … Continue reading

February 22, 2012

The New Mac n’ Cheese

After a long day of classes on a dreary February day in Syracuse, nothing makes my day quite like a steaming plate of macaroni and cheese. This college staple remains … Continue reading

February 15, 2012

Make the Valentine’s Day Chocolate Last, Take a Study Break!

Whether you love Valentine’s Day or hate it, there’s often left over chocolate sitting on your desk. That mountain of chocolate can easily become you’re go-to study snack- after all, … Continue reading

February 15, 2012