Archives for Diet

Improving Diets Sneakily

by MPK September 17th, 2010 | Diet
While there are many people who enjoy eating a healthy diet, there are many people who don't.  However, there are ways to add more nutrition to recipes without the diners knowing.  Sure, it's sneaky, but if it's helpful to that person's health, is it really a crime?

One easy way to improve the nutritional value of a dish is by adding flax seed.  Flax seed provides both fiber and omega-3 fatty acids.  Fiber can improve digestive health, lower blood cholesterol, and control blood sugar levels.  Omega-3 fatty acids may improve cardiovascular health.

So, what are the best ways to serve flax
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College Health

by Kendall Ryan September 13th, 2010 | Diet, Exercise, Sleep
College is a time for adjustment for your mind and body. It is hard to get used to such a big change but something you must be most conscious of is your health. Here are some guidelines to keep you healthy this year:

  • Eat healthy. Try to each a lot of fruits and vegetables and minimize the carbs. Carbs are easier and faster to eat on the go but a lot worse for you! Pizza is fast but loaded with oils and fat from the cheeses. Although a healthier diet may be a tad more expensive, you have to allocate
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That Freshman 15

by Bea September 6th, 2010 | Diet, Exercise, Nutrition, Sleep
College... it is the time for new beginnings and reinventing one's being. It can be pretty exciting, but also stressful for most students. They want to try new things and are eager to dive into their new environment. This environment includes new classes, new sights, new friends, and unfortunately (for the most part), a new wardrobe. Why? Well, it is because you just cannot seem to get that very last button put in place on those shirts anymore or the button on your jeans might take a lot of sucking in of your stomach in order to get the
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Vitamin Focus: E

by Louise August 20th, 2010 | Diet, Vitamins
This article is the last in a series focusing on the different vitamins. The other vitamins that have already been covered are vitamin A, the B vitamins, vitamin C, and vitamin D.

What is vitamin E and what does it do for us? Vitamin E has long been known as the vitamin that helps skin heal when applied topically. There are those who buy bottles of liquid vitamin E to apply it to old scars in hopes that they will soon disappear through the magic of the vitamin. Despite many success anecdotes, research has
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There’s an Apple for That!

by TJ Davis August 16th, 2010 | Diet, Health Research
Want white teeth and healthy gums? Want to considerably lower your cholesterol? Want to an easy way to increase the fiber in your diet? Want to lower your risk for osteoporosis and certain cancers? Want help with managing your diabetes? Yeah... there's an APPLE for that!!

If you have ever wondered just why an apple a day is said to keep the doctor away, you may be interested to learn that eating apples provides many healthful benefits, from dentition and digestion to diabetes management and more.

Apples contain pectin which acts as a natural tooth whitener, and biting and chewing the
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