‘Food’ Posts

Why You Need to Eat Fat to Lose Weight

For years we’ve been told by numerous experts that fat is bad for us. In fact, any food item which has the slightest association with fat is often avoided at all costs by the health conscious. We have seen a plethora of TV ads and magazine campaigns extolling the virtues of how we should all ...

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 ...

Best Substitutes for Eating Better in College

It is fairly difficult to eat healthy when you’re on a college budget, I know. Easy Mac’s simplicity calls to you – all you need is water and a bowl. Cup Of Noodles is even easier because it comes packaged in its own little chemical-laden Styrofoam cup. Well, if you’re ready to make a few small changes, look to ...

5 First Apartment Tips for College Students

Transitioning from dorm to apartment life may not seem like much of a change on the surface, but there’s a lot more to do and worry about than you think. To help you get through your move-in with enough sanity and cash to go around, here are some first apartment tips. Related: 6 Ways to ...

5 Simple Rules for Great Scrambled Eggs

One of the best meals you can cook for yourself in college is breakfast. For many, it’s a must-have in order to function properly throughout the day. Before you go picking up a carb-heavy bowl of cereal, though, consider making eggs apart of your breakfast rotation. Not only are they delicious, they’re also cheap, nutritious, and ...

College Transitions: Avoiding the Freshman 15

Editor’s Note: This is part four of College Transitions, a twice-weekly series of video posts brought to you by Lisa Ferguson and TYTUniversity. The dreaded “freshman 15!” We’ve all heard the horrifying tales of heading off to college, gaining weight, and never, ever looking or feeling the same again. But plenty of students make it through college while staying healthy; ...

3 Great Weight Loss Apps for Your Summer Diet

Several years after the saying, “There’s an App for that,” was coined, the statement couldn’t be truer today. We’ve got apps for just about everything under the sun, both free and paid. As we head into summer, I’ve compiled a list of great weight loss apps to help you with your summer diet, so you ...

Superfood: 6 Everyday Uses for Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is the kind of food that doesn’t just help your diet, it helps your life. It’s one of the few food products whose natural form allows for both internal and external use. You probably have your own brands of the many different forms coconut oil can take in your life. But it wouldn’t ...

Unhealthy Foods To Avoid When Medicated

You may have seen the list of healthy foods that can have serious drug interactions. If you’re suffering from any illness, from allergies to diarrhea, there are several unhealthy foods you should also avoid, both for your immune system and to avoid drug interactions. You may be craving a slew of strange foods when you’re ...

Pizza Compass for iPhone Steers You Toward Nearby Pizzerias

If you use an iPhone and love pizza, a new app wants to be your personal pizzeria navigator. Pizza Compass is a simple solution to those on-the-go hunger cravings, using data from Foursquare to find the most convenient places to grab a slice. The app’s creator, Daniel Blackman, got the idea while out with friends. ...