Posts Tagged ‘Health’

Career Spotlight: Your Path Toward a Career in Holistic Nutrition

Career Spotlight: Your Path Toward a Career in Holistic Nutrition

Editor’s Note: As a new class of students enter college this fall, there will no doubt be questions about the future, careers, and other big picture topics you may not be ready to answer. To give you an idea of what different career paths offer, HackCollege runs the occasional Career Spotlight for freshmen (and major-changing ...

6 Quick Tips for Nutrition Students

6 Quick Tips for Nutrition Students

Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food. - Hippocrates   It can be difficult to figure out how to actually be good at your chosen career while you’re busy following the path to get there and stuffing your brain with charts and tables and useless lectures. If you’re serious about becoming a ...

The Least-Popular Habits Every College Student Should Form

The Least-Popular Habits Every College Student Should Form

College websites and student affairs professionals are always giving students advice on how they can improve their grades, get more involved, and so on. But how practical and useful is that advice?  Is “study more” or “use better time management” really going to help you get through four (or more) years of higher education?  Probably ...

35 Valuable Tips for Successful Students

35 Valuable Tips for Successful Students

For our latest giveaway, I asked readers to share their most valuable college tips. The responses were incredible, and really made me proud to be apart of a site with such a great audience. To celebrate this, I’ve compiled a list of some of the best tips shared, adding detail, and linking to some relevant ...

5 Tips for Nailing Your Weight Loss Resolution

5 Tips for Nailing Your Weight Loss Resolution

Yes, it’s cliché. Yes, most people don’t stick to it. Yes, the gym will look like Walmart on Black Friday in January, but as empty as the rally for Tim Tebow to join the Jacksonville Jaguars in February. But guess what? Millions of people have still made the New Year’s Resolution to shed some pounds ...

4 Tips for Smarter Snacking in College

4 Tips for Smarter Snacking in College

College is a time when we tend to develop a lot of not-so-great habits. Some, like the weekly games of Edward Forty-Hands, tend to fade once you reach matriculation, but many other bad habits stick around for a long, long time. In an effort to curb one of the longest-standing bad habits, poor eating, here ...

Why You Should Drink Less Soda

Why You Should Drink Less Soda

Hey! Yes, you over there with the vodka and Sprite. You’re not going to like this, but you should put that down. Whether we’re mixing it with alcohol or drinking it straight from the can at a family barbeque, the average American drinks two cans of soda each day. That’s the average, and there are ...

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 ...

7 Bad Health Habits Commonly Developed in College

7 Bad Health Habits Commonly Developed in College

College is often a time to experiment with indulgence of various kinds. Unfortunately, some of those indulgences never seem to fade away as we enter the real world. Here are seven poor health habits we often develop in college, and have trouble un-developing once we graduate. If you catch them early, maybe you won’t become ...

Why You Need to Eat Fat to Lose Weight

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 ...

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