Healthy Eating Tips for College Students

The average college student living in a residence hall will gain at least 25 pounds in their freshman year of college. Part of this gain in weight is due to the changes in the body’s metabolism as students are beginning to become adults rather than teenagers. However, a lot of the increase in weight while in college is because students are now 100 percent responsible for choosing the times that they eat along with selecting foods and beverages. To learn more about vitamins and other nutrients, a college student should enroll in a nutrition class in their first semester of college. Here are a few additional tips that students can follow in order to remain healthy while in college and afterward. 
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Keeping off the "Freshman 15"

The Dreaded "Freshman 15"

It's that time again - September has rolled back around and for many it means kissing childhood goodbye and starting their first year of college. But what about those that are worried about the dreaded "Freshman 15?" We've all heard the term, used to describe the excess weight many freshman accumulate their first year of college due to stress, excessive drinking, or a combination of both. While it does claim man victims, this unfortunate and pesky episode can be avoided by following a few simple tips!

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5 Weight Loss Tips After Your Labor Day BBQ

Labor Day is a time when many have parties to celebrate time off work and bid the summer goodbye. This means delicious foods, and overindulgence feels almost mandatory. Unfortunately, that adds on the pounds very quickly. Here are five tips for dropping that extra weight.
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Unexpected Indicators of Heart Health

Most people think of things like obesity and chest pains as indicators of possible heart problems; however, there are other signs that you may be missing. The following are some unexpected symptoms that may indicate you have potentially serious cardiovascular issues.
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Exercise Is Boring - Four Fun Ways To Stay Active

There are many benefits to exercise, but when exercise is perceived as boring, it’s enough to deter people away from it. 

However, exercise doesn’t have to be boring. After all, exercise is nothing more than moving the body to burn calories and increase muscle amongst other benefits. There are ways to move the body in a fun way. Stop focusing on exercise, and start focusing on having fun. 
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