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Health Food & Nutrition

We’ve all been there—the day after an all-nighter, the 8 a.m. class, the midday internship slump or those days where we’re just plain tired. We aren’t getting the sleep we need in college. We feel like we have to do it all. Since napping may not always be possible, sometimes we have to turn to caffeine. Coffee and soda are just dandy most of the time, but there are stranger ways to get the caffeine boost you so badly need. A cup of coffee traditionally has 10-15 mg of caffeine per fluid ounce, or about 80-120 mg per cup. So we’ve searched for fun, wacky products to get a comparable caffeine...
Your mom and your middle school health teacher weren’t far off when they called breakfast the most important meal of the day! “Tried and true—eating a healthy breakfast will repay you in energy benefits,” says Carol DeNysschen, an associate professor in the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics at Buffalo State College. Not only will eating breakfast chase away those embarrassing stomach roars that always occur just as your professor pauses to breathe, but if you eat the right foods, they can also give you more energy, which means a whole lot more productivity and positivity for the rest of...
With the insanity of keeping up with classes and the lack of ability to Martha Stewart-it-up in your dorm room, it can be easy to resort to bad eating habits like skipping meals or relying on junk food or energy bars to sustain you. Now there’s no excuse for studying on an empty stomach. We’ve compiled a list of quick and easy lunch recipes that you can whip together with six ingredients or fewer. They’re super tasty, healthy and doable for the cooking-challenged collegiette! 1. Cottage cheese parfait with a hard-boiled egg By combining dairy, fruit and nuts, this lunch contains a good...