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POULOS: Shift to Plant-Based Diet

POULOS: Shift to Plant-Based Diet

By Anne Poulos October 28, 2021

In 2016, a cow escaped from a slaughterhouse in New York City. Luckily, Freddie was sent to live happily in a New Jersey sanctuary. Unfortunately for everyone around me, however, Freddie’s story launched...

The Best Things About Flu Season

The Best Things About Flu Season

By Nick Silberman and Nick Silberman February 23, 2018

Although midterms are starting to pick up steam, it seems like "Flu Szn" is at its peak since almost everyone you know is suffering from a terrible strain. The flu is awful, but looking past those sleepless...

HIGH-FUNCTIONING FAILURE: An Unhappy Guide to Health

HIGH-FUNCTIONING FAILURE: An Unhappy Guide to Health

By Alex Mitchell March 31, 2017

Ah, spring, the season before bikini season. It is a time of cherry blossoms, light sweaters and mailed legal citations asking that I stop wearing my collection of bikinis. It is also the season in which...

BAKE MY DAY: Counting Macros with Food Tetris

BAKE MY DAY: Counting Macros with Food Tetris

By Nina Young March 24, 2017

It’s Lent, and you know what that means: dietary restrictions on top of fasting. I am a particularly big fan of Lent; it helps you temper yourself, learn about other modes of living and eating, and gain...

BAKE MY DAY: Dont Kale My Vibe

BAKE MY DAY: Don’t Kale My Vibe

By Nina Young February 17, 2017

Kale has a variety of different uses beyond the simple salad. In fact, this leafy green exists in such abundance in Washington, D.C. that a kale diet is possible anywhere in the city. This week, I am...

5 Ways to Avoid the Freshman 15

5 Ways to Avoid the Freshman 15

By The 4E Staff and The 4E Staff September 27, 2015

*Disclaimer: I am not a nutritionist or in any shape besides potato* We all know the conventional ways of staying in shape. No one needs another article telling them to run, eat salad and deprive their life...

Your Diet, Your Microbiome

Your Diet, Your Microbiome

By Nikita Deshpande July 1, 2015

This summer, my family veered on the adventurous side and planted one baby hibiscus tree in the yard. This may not sound particularly daring, but given our decades-long stance on refusing to grow anything...

The Unexpected Joy of Cooking

The Unexpected Joy of Cooking

By Katherine Cienkus June 30, 2015

Washington, D.C. is a heaven of sorts for foodies such as myself. The streets are lined with a myriad of restaurants, with many healthy and diverse options. I was blown away by the salad shops, juice bars...

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Health and Wellness Issue

By Guide Editor February 6, 2015

Health and well-being are concepts integral to one's college and life experiences. Yet on such a bustling campus, students rarely ever pause to examine their state of mind and body. From personal narratives...

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Tricks For a College Diet

By Allison Marco February 6, 2015

“How do I stay healthy on a college campus?” This question, along with many others, is common among students transitioning from home to college, especially in their first year. For the first...

How to Beat the Flu (Before it Happens)

How to Beat the Flu (Before it Happens)

By KP and KP September 17, 2013

It's that time again, Hoyas: BeWell Week. So if your life is anywhere near as ironic as mine tends to be, you're either deathly ill or you're about to become so in the coming days. And, chances are, you're...

Caveman Instincts Shape Modern Cravings

By David Sterns April 12, 2013

Let’s face it: When it comes to our eating habits, most of us Americans know the ABCs of nutrition backwards and forwards: Eat lots of vegetables and fruits, be sure to get a healthy dose of grains —...

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