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Review: In Defense of Food

I recently read a book for one of my classes called In Defense of Food by Michael Pollan, and it was one of the most eye-opening books I have ever … Continue reading

April 14, 2014

4 Sleep Apps for a Better Slumber

As college students, none of us have a regular sleep cycle. Sometimes we get to bed before 10 p.m., and well, sometimes we don’t. For those of you who would … Continue reading

April 14, 2014

Is It for the Long Run?

In college some relationships are just fun flings while others are in it for the long hall. Many times you know what you are getting into right from the start. … Continue reading

April 8, 2014

End The Trend Of Woman On Woman Hate

While perusing the latest posts on Thought Catalog, I came across one that stuck with me. Entitled “29 Worst Things About Being Female” by Alexandra Venema, Venema considers some of … Continue reading

March 24, 2014

Your Brain on Blackout

As we return from spring break, comparing tan lines and swapping stories, we remember some days and nights better than others. Oops. Those foggier memories may come from times where … Continue reading

March 24, 2014

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

Easy Exercises For Spring Break Abs

In two weeks this campus will be basically empty for spring break. Going back to New Jersey doesn’t really give me any bikini time, but just because I’m unlucky doesn’t … Continue reading

March 3, 2014 · 2 Comments

The “Munchies” Unmasked

Whether you’ve said it out loud or not, you’ve always wondered it—what causes the munchies? With more states progressively legalizing marijuana, the question is becoming all the more relevant. Studies … Continue reading

February 26, 2014

Is Paleo Right for You?

I’m very into health and nutrition and have certainly heard of the Paleo Diet. But I was never clear on what it exactly is. If you’re just as curious as … Continue reading

February 19, 2014

You May Want To Write This Down

These days, note taking in our classes is mainly done on laptops, with notebooks few and far between. It’s quicker and more organized, right? Though it may allow for more … Continue reading

February 19, 2014

Feel Summer-Level Energy, Even When It’s Below Zero

I previously posted about the effect of S.A.D, or Season Affective Disorder. Right now, when it’s almost spring, but we know nothing warmer than 40 degrees is making its way … Continue reading

February 19, 2014

8 Valentine’s Day Ideas

It’s almost that time of year again, where if you’re single, you want the day to disappear, and if you’re coupled off, you can’t wait. Its Valentines Day — the … Continue reading

February 12, 2014

How To Get Rid Of Cramps Without Pain Medication

Being a girl sucks. Not only do we have to deal with the looming future of motherhood – should you decide that’s what you want – but we also have … Continue reading

February 12, 2014

Baby, It’s Cold Outside, But You’re Losing Weight Too

Despite the extremely cold temperatures and tons (literally) of snow, there is some good that has come from this weather. I know it’s hard to believe, but stick with me … Continue reading

February 10, 2014

Fresh, Organic, and Local: Strong Hearts Cafe

When I first began my journey as a freshman nutrition major from the suburbs of Philadelphia, I knew I’d be immersed in SU’s college-student food culture filled with processed, dining … Continue reading

February 3, 2014

Dry Skin? An Ode To Syracuse In The Winter

Transferring into Syracuse, I honestly had no idea what I was in for this winter. My skin had always gotten a little dry during the cold months, but considering I … Continue reading

January 30, 2014 · 1 Comment

Anything But Fish ‘N’ Chips: Holiday Feast

It’s beginning to be that time again. You know the one I’m talking about: the lights go up, the Christmas music starts, and everyone starts forgetting about school to focus … Continue reading

December 14, 2013

Anything But Fish ‘N’ Chips: Churchill Arms

It’s actually impressive that I’ve managed to go this long without raving about my favorite discovery in London: Churchill Arms. “Wait!” You exclaim, “That’s not a food!” Ah, but that’s … Continue reading

December 8, 2013

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