Tag Archives: eat to lead

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A Brief Breakdown of Sugar

 Let me preface this article with an emphasis on the word ‘brief.’ The complexities of sugar, oil and salt on your body are both different depending on the individual, and beyond my minimal degree of professional knowledge. On that note, please do know that what I say is based on personal research and experience. I […]

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Documentaries for the Health-Conscious

As nerdy as I may sound–and as much as I may regret admitting this publicly–I’m addicted to documentaries. Like most kids, I grew up associating the word ‘documentary’ with those incredibly dry and over-dramatic films that you’d watch in class about medieval castles or the lifestyle of frogs. And this can certainly be the case, […]

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Healthy Eating on a College Budget IS Possible!

For most of us college students, the Freshman Fifteen is a thing of the past – and by that I mean, we are no longer freshmen. Ideally, I think it’s fair to say then that many of us are trying to shake those beginner bruises and begin our life-long journey of trying to eat healthy! […]

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Healthy ways to enjoy Pumpkin this Fall By Hillary Macias, RDN Student

Since I know how much you all love hearing about everything pumpkin this time of year (PSL anyone?), I thought why not elaborate on the multiple ways you can use this fun ingredient in some healthier ways this season. (Disclaimer: I would never, ever discourage eating pumpkin pie) As I was taking a study break […]

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Health Rules I Break by Emily Joseph, SFTL Contributing Writer

With all the food fads, guidelines and perceived social norms it’s almost impossible to keep track of what is actually worthwhile. High-this, low-that, no-this, yes-that. It’s exhausting! I personally try not to overthink my food choices but being on social media has alerted me to certain random “rules” that I naturally don’t follow. I’m not an RD or […]