Articles Tagged: healthy eating

blood glucose monitorDiabetes

Diabetes is a chronic (long-term) condition that occurs when your body doesn’t make enough insulin, or when your body has trouble using the insulin that it does make. About 1 … read more

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girl on scaleFreshman 15

The “Freshman 15” is the myth that college students will gain fifteen pounds during their first year at school. Truthfully, some students will gain weight (on average, between 3 and … read more

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girl with chocolate cakeIs chocolate good for you?

Eating certain types of chocolate in small amounts can be good for you. The cocoa in chocolate contains antioxidants, which are considered “heart healthy”. Because chocolate is also high in … read more

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healthy fatsHealthy Snacks

Snacks are a great way to keep your energy levels up throughout the day. Eating healthy snacks between meals many help keep you from getting too hungry. When you are … read more

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girl eating appleMindful Eating

Mindful eating is eating with awareness and involves paying attention to your body’s signals. This means allowing yourself to eat when you are hungry and knowing to stop when you … read more

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Begin with Breakfast

Even though it can be hard to make time for breakfast when you’re rushing to school in the morning, there are many benefits of eating a healthy breakfast. Eating breakfast … read more

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