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July 25, 2017

5 Annoying Things All Nutrition Students Face

Leave pizza and I alone. Chances are, if you clicked this article, you are a nutrition student. No matter what route you go down, whether that is being a Registered Dietitian,…

June 27, 2017

I Stopped Buying into the Idea of “Breakfast Foods”

Growing up, I was pretty married to the idea that there are designated “breakfast foods”. Things like cereal, pancakes, bagels, donuts, fruit, and sometimes eggs were my conception of what people eat for…

May 30, 2017

Let’s Leave “Gluten-Free” (GF) in 2016, Please

Everybody knows somebody who is “gluten-free” (GF). These gluten-free individuals sometimes suffer from “celiac disease.” However, more often than not, they are perfectly healthy, if not mostly misinformed, people. The…

May 10, 2017

Natural Sweeteners and the Health Halo: Do Your Research

I’m sure many of you have heard about using agave nectar as a natural sweetener, especially you vegans out there (it’s a good honey replacement). But is this sweet stuff derived…

May 9, 2017

The Whole30 Didn’t Work For Me, and That’s Okay

Sometimes, the plan doesn’t work. And that’s okay. Disclaimer: Everyone has a different experience with Whole30. For many people, the Whole30 is an absolutely life-changing program that can transform their…

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April 25, 2017

Why I Won’t Give up My Favorite Foods for the Sake of Fitness

We all know at least one of these people: the people who refuse to eat their favorite foods or go out for dinner with their friends because they are “on a diet”. Well,…

April 21, 2017

Counting Macros: Should You Take a Break?

IIFYM: If It Fits Your Mouth…? If you’re not familiar with the term “counting macros,” it’s where you count the macronutrients you eat every day. You can use an online…

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April 18, 2017

The Truth About Juice Cleansing

This post was written by Dennis Buckley, Master of Science in Nutrition, and was originally posted on the SaladPower blog. Cleanses of all kinds have been in vogue for as long as anyone can…

March 12, 2017

This Food Mindset is More Effective than Any Diet

Everyone has a different relationship with food. Some see food as form of comfort. Some see food as the enemy. Some don’t think about food for taste and only think about…

February 23, 2017

Improve Your Workouts With Dark Chocolate

I’ve got some great news for all you chocolate lovers out there: consuming one serving of dark chocolate daily can improve your athletic performance.   Yes, you read that right, eating…

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January 25, 2017

Here’s the Scoop on Going Dairy-Free

Recently, Khloe Kardashian came out with her secret to weight loss: completely cutting dairy out of her diet. She claimed doing so without changing anything else in her lifestyle made…

January 22, 2017

4 Foods to Fuel Your Brain

Now that the lazy days of winter break are over and it’s back to the grind of being a busy student, it’s also time to fuel your brain for your demanding school schedule. However, once you…

December 19, 2016

Why It Doesn’t Matter “What A Fitness Instructor Eats in A Day”

A few weeks ago, someone asked me to write an article about what a fitness instructor eats in a day. I’m a fitness instructor and healthy eating enthusiast and she thought people…

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September 3, 2016

What a Former Meathead-Gone-Vegan Actually Eats in a Day

A day in the life of an experimental vegan. 6 weeks ago, I became a vegan. DUN DUN DUN.  Don’t worry meat-eaters, this isn’t a lifetime thing (I don’t think…)….

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July 18, 2016

What Happens When A Meathead Goes Vegan

At first glance, you wouldn’t take me for a meathead. I’m 5ft, hair often in pigtail braids, and the majority of the time, you can find me either dancing, smiling,…

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April 25, 2016

10 Healthy Snacks That Will Get You Through Finals

1. Apples & peanut butter Grab an apple, slice it up, and have with a side of peanut butter (1-2 tbsp is the average serving size). Give yourself a creative…

March 30, 2016

You Need to Hear About Jamie Oliver’s Plan to Solve Obesity

What basic household item could possibly prevent 100,000 cases of heart disease, 8,000 strokes and 26,000 deaths? Food. Or really, lack thereof. Fit University, meet Jamie Oliver. You may know…

March 20, 2016

How I Learned to Eat Well for My Body

I’ve always been an athlete. For my entire life, I’ve been involved in fitness and athletics in some way, shape, or form. As a kid I played soccer, basketball, and lacrosse,…

February 8, 2016

Mindful Eating, and Why You Should Care

National Eating Disorder Awareness week is February 21st-27th this year, where the focus is on bringing public attention to the needs of people with eating disorders and their families. Why…

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December 1, 2015

Use This One Simple Trick to Eat Healthier…

Chances are, you have seen one of these claims online before: Lose 20 pounds just by drinking this tea on Instagram! False. Eat this South American berry and never feel…