Posts Tagged ‘Eating’

5 Tips to Avoid the Flu This Season

5 Tips to Avoid the Flu This Season

As we gear up for the holiday season, one of the unwelcome guests we often become host to is the yearly flu. Many choose to battle this with the flu shot, but college students are the last on the list to receive one when the supplies get low. Additionally, some opt to boost their immunity ...

9 Must-Follow Rules for Dieting

9 Must-Follow Rules for Dieting

There are tons of different diets and plans for losing weight and getting healthy, but they all have a few of the same basic rules in common. Whatever your diet of choice, be it Vegan, Paleo, Low-Carb, or Real Foods, follow these basic rules for dieting safely and effectively to reach your goals. Related: 5 Tips ...

5 Tips for Better Eating Habits

5 Tips for Better Eating Habits

Caitlin Self is HackCollege’s resident Nutrition student. If you’d like to suggest a topic for her to cover, leave it in the comments below. With summer upon us, everyone could use a few tips on how to make their diet a little better. Whether you want to increase your energy level or become ready for ...

10 Healthy-ish Snacks To Keep In Your Dorm Mini Fridge

10 Healthy-ish Snacks To Keep In Your Dorm Mini Fridge

That damn dorm mini-fridge is not forgiving with the space. But if you focus, you could keep some tasty morsels in your dorm mini fridge that won’t make you go up that extra size by the end of the semester. Take heed. 1. Popsicles/Flavor Ice If you want to be the center of attention, this is ...

The Low Fat Diet Breakdown

The Low Fat Diet Breakdown

We recently reviewed some of the popular low-carb diets, just to get a feel for the basics, but there’s another huge group of diets that have nothing to do with carbohydrates. Low-fat diets are based around the philosophy that fat contains cholesterol, cholesterol can clog your arteries, and clogged arteries can lead to heart disease, ...

The Low Carb Diet Breakdown

The Low Carb Diet Breakdown

According to Time, strange dieting dates back to the eleventh century, when William the Conqueror devised an alcohol-only diet to reduce his massive size. Other sources find that Greeks and Romans also dieted to increase health and fitness. Now that we’ve got an arsenal of scientific research, low-calorie options, and real food substitutes, we should ...

8 Cheap Toaster Oven Meals That (Mostly) Everybody Likes

8 Cheap Toaster Oven Meals That (Mostly) Everybody Likes

A toaster oven is an oven the size of a toaster. Petite, but powerful, it’s an ingenious tool that allows the flexibility of cooking full meals without the trouble of owning a full oven. No having a gas line installed in your place and no paying for gas. You just plug it in, prepare, cook ...

How To Recover From Spring Break

How To Recover From Spring Break

Whether you found love in Mexico, went on a family vacation in New England, or studied your butt off while the library was empty, there’s a certain kind of culture shock that comes with return to the normal routine. This list is mostly for those who imbibed a little excessively, but we could all benefit ...

Navigating the “Healthy” Dining Hall Options

Navigating the “Healthy” Dining Hall Options

So you’re trying to avoid that Freshman 15, or you’re trying to shed that sophomore 30. Either way, navigating the dining hall options can be tricky business for college students. Whether you’re a newbie to the game, or you’ve been hitting this spot for 6 semesters, here are some important guidelines to stay slim without ...

5 Ways to Curb Your Appetite Before and After a Holiday

5 Ways to Curb Your Appetite Before and After a Holiday

We all want to enjoy the sumptuous gluttony of the holidays, but our waistbands can’t really afford the extra 2,000 calories a day. Not to mention the stomachaches and food comas to follow. Here are a couple of silly ways to help trick yourself into eating less this holiday season, so you can make the ...

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