How Should You Feed Your Kids To Prevent Allergies?

Recent generations have had a higher prevalence of allergies than any before. Because of this, the story on how to prevent your kids from getting allergies has changed quite a few times. It can be pretty confusing to find the facts. You really need to check the date of your source. If it's not before …

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9 Foods That Will Help Improve Your Eye Health

Everyone wants to have healthy eyes. And being the generation with screens constantly in front of us, it is extremely important for us to consider ways to improve our eye health. Studies show that excessive screen time leads to eye strain, which results in eye dryness, irritation, fatigue, and blurred vision. So since we're basically set up …

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The Three Different Types of Oats

Oatmeal. Something we all know and love. (At least most of us.) Growing up, my mom would always make oatmeal using rolled oats, with lots of milk and cinnamon, and this is still my favorite way to eat it. But something has always confused me about oatmeal. And that is, what's the difference between rolled, …

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Are Eggs Bad for You?

There's been a lot of talk lately about whether eggs are good or bad for you. One of the reasons some dietetic professionals aren't taken seriously is because of how much the "truth" about eggs has been changed around. But nowadays, with our progressive technology and advanced nutrition knowledge, I think we've come up with …

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How My Trip to Italy Gave Me a New Perspective on Food

My sophomore year of college, over winter break, I had the privilege of going to Southern Italy for 2 weeks on a school-organized trip. The trip was planned by the Nutrition Department at SLU. Because of this, the entire itinerary we had planned for us involved all things food-related. We were to be immersed in …

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What’s This Dukan Diet That Everyone Seems to Love?

Anyone who knows me knows that I love anything French. The language, the food, the beautiful landscapes of the French countryside. So when I heard about the Dukan Diet, created by a French doctor and supposedly mimicking the diet of the French locals, I just had to take a look. Not to mention Kate Middleton follows this …

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15 Vegan Sweet Potato Recipes That Show How Versatile This Veggie Is

It's hard for me to find time to spend in the kitchen. I've found that keeping sweet potatoes around my apartment is a really good idea, so I always have a delicious food fix that's both quick to make and healthy. I've compiled a bunch of my favorite vegan sweet potato recipes for you. Whenever it's …

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Why No Calorie Counting May Be the Best Calorie Counting

We've all been there at one point or another. An insecure teenager willing to do just about anything for the approval of others. In my case, I was a young sophomore in high school when I discovered the magical idea of calorie counting. Upon first hearing about it, and hearing the success stories of people who …

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7 Must-Try Places in St. Louis

After spending 4 years here in St. Louis for school, I've been able to scope out a lot of amazing restaurants in the area. If you're ever in the neighborhood, these are a few must try places. St. Louis restaurants offer such a wide variety of food and drinks that you shouldn't miss! Russell's Cafe Ever …

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