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Vegetarian-Friendly Protein Options

By Kate Wilke As a vegetarian who loves to be active, I have found it burdensome to worry so much about protein. I lift weights and realize I am not consuming enough protein to benefit from my workout. Jessica Bennett, a registered dietitian at Vanderbilt Nutrition Clinic, offered her advice on protein powders, vegetarian foods […]

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How to Avoid Mindless Eating

By Hope Kumor So, you’re busy sitting at work and lunchtime rolls around. However, you don’t think too much about it since you have loads of work to do. An hour rolls by and when you’ve completed your tasks, so you grab something to eat. Then, boom, two hours later, you’re hungry again. You tell […]

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The Problem With Juice Cleanses

By Kara Greenwood Suja, Blue Print and other companies are selling weeklong juice cleanses that have turned into a new trend among celebrities, fashion bloggers, and even some alternative medicine supporters.  If you have thought about participating in a juice cleanse at some point, you probably wanted to create healthier eating habits or find an […]

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The Best and Worst Foods for Your Skin

By Lizzy Thompson I am sure most of you have heard the saying, “Beauty comes from within.” Not only is this statement speaking a figurative truth, but it is also quite literal. What you put into your body vastly affects your skin’s appearance. This list will show you five foods and drinks to start adding […]

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Demystifying Gluten: Gluten Intolerance v. Celiac Disease

By Kaci Lee Between 5-10% of people in the U.S. have gluten sensitivity. One of them could be you. What is Gluten? Gluten is what is found in many foods that we eat today. It is the combination of two proteins found in breads. Wheat, barley, rye and any combination of these grains contain gluten. […]

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