My Mental Health Story & How It Led Me to Nutrition

Let me start from the beginning. I'll try not to bore you with all of the details, but in order to understand where I am now, I think you need to know where it all started. My sophomore year of high school, I was diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder and panic disorder, though I've been experiencing …

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Why You Shouldn’t Attempt the Grapefruit Diet

With bikini season just around the corner, there is a lot of pressure to have a perfect figure. People will do just about anything to reach their weight-loss goals, whether it be exercising for obscene hours at the gym, taking diet pills, or eating next to nothing. As the generation with the world of knowledge at …

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6 Indispensable Tips for Incoming College Students and a Special Announcement

As I start to wrap up my senior year of college, I can't help but think about how much I've learned these past 4 years. Not only in terms of nutrition, but also just how to stay organized and be a student. Coming into my freshman year, I really didn't know what to expect. I knew …

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What to Know About Detox Diets

The term "detox diet" is thrown around a lot in this day and age, and especially around this time of year with New Year's resolutions and the desire to "cleanse" after a long holiday season. Many of these diets involve a period of fasting and/or a period of strict dieting, which often consists of raw …

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B.GOOD is a Budding East Coast Eatery You Shouldn’t Miss

I constantly hear people talk about how great it is to eat locally. But so few individuals are actually able to follow through with that statement and eat locally-sourced foods themselves. Luckily, for all of us East Coasters, there's a budding place called B.good. The first time I stepped into one of these quirky little …

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Pros & Cons of New Year’s Resolutions

I know a lot of people who are either strongly for or strongly against the idea of New Year's resolutions. To be honest, I think that New Year's resolutions are a lot like nutrition: they really need to be considered on an individual basis. There are definitely arguments on both sides, both of which I …

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Snack Tips For Traveling

Almost everyone is traveling this time of year. Whether you're going back home for the holidays, visiting out-of-town relatives, or crashing with the in-laws, you've probably been in a car, bus, train, or plane recently. Choosing to go to college halfway across the country has made me all too familiar with the struggles of traveling. …

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Keeping an Eye on Ingredients

Recently, I had a bit of a wake up call regarding the ingredients in things that I buy. I've been purchasing almond milk and soy milk for years, and never really thought twice about the ingredients in them. But then I heard someone say that a lot of plant milks are made with an ingredient …

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6 Nutrition Experts Give Their Opinion on Collagen Peptides

There's been a lot of buzz lately about collagen peptides. Me being the curious nutrition student that I am, I wanted to learn more about what they are and why everyone is so interested in them. After doing some research, I felt like I understood a little bit more about what collagen peptides are. So …

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