What is Orthorexia Nervosa?

Recently there has been a big healthy eating craze with a shift from traditional fast-food to more “fast-casual” dining with much healthier options, and many pushes toward eating organic, vegetarian or vegan diets. This is a great thing, however, for some people it can also become an obsession called orthorexia nervosa. Similar to other eating disorders,…

“I’m Strong to the Finich, Because I Eats Me Spinach”

Does an apple a day really keep the doctor away? Will eating a can of spinach a day make you instantly strong like Popeye? It is no secret that one should eat five servings of fruits and vegetables in order to stay at their healthiest, but how is that even possible? We have three meals…

Surprise, You Have Anemia

I’ve been lucky for most of my college career to not be the stereotypical “broke college student,” because I worked a lot more than I wished I had, looking back. However, after I spent all my money in Europe last spring, I was met with more bills, my sometimes impulsive spending habits, and no savings. Thankfully,…

Strawberry Smoothies for Summer

Summertime is strawberry-time, so let us rejoice by adding them to as many smoothies as possible! Here are three recipes to get you started. Before we begin, I cannot stress how imperative these guys are: Yes, ice cubes! When I first started making smoothies, I added greek yogurt for texture. WRONG. While there are certain recipes…

Guide for the Healthy Party-Goer

by Tamara Omazic Photo by Laura E. Franzini Sex, drugs and alcohol — these are what the college party scene is famous (or rather, infamous) for. It’s no secret that students like to unwind during the weekend with a few shots of cheap vodka and some loud music with the bass turned up. In fact,…