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Nobody does weight loss like Regina George. We mean, come on, remember the all-carb diet and how she couldn't go to Taco Bell? Tragic. Or when she went on the South Beach Fat Flush? Oh, and how could anyone forget the genius idea that was Kalteen bars? We laughed, we cringed and we told ourselves that we would never drink only cranberry juice cocktail for 72 hours in the name of losing three pounds. But let's be real, we've heard and believed some pretty interesting theories about how to lose weight ourselves, and a lot of them just aren't true. Check out these five myths about weight loss...
Dodging the infamous “freshman 15” was one thing, but avoiding weight gain during a semester abroad is another story. While you may not be given infinite access to dining halls full of burgers and fries, you may be exposed to buttery croissants, endless pizza and tons of foreign foods you’re eager to try before your time’s up. But don’t worry; you’ll be able to live your study abroad experience to the fullest without making too many sacrifices and without gaining the “foreign 15.” Just follow these seven tips from collegiettes across the country! 1. Maintain your lifestyle from home...
College is a stressful time. During the school year, we run around campus like there’s no tomorrow, often not sleeping enough and eating a pretty poor diet. And although we feel invincible, neglecting our health for too long can eventually weaken our immune system to the point that we catch any bug going around. Luckily, HC is here to help you fight them! We asked health experts about some of the most common diseases on college campuses, and they offered their advice for how to avoid them in the first place. 1. Meningitis What it is There are many types of meningitis. The term refers to “an...