How to Mindfully Eat Your Way Through the Holidays

Let's face it, the holidays are when most people tend to blow it when it comes to their diet. I've heard people say they literally dread the holidays for this reason....there's so much they can't eat. This simply is...

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Vacationing: The Healthy(er) Approach, Nutrition Edition

Figuring out exactly how I was going to write this blog was quite the challenge, to say the least.  The day before I left for my epic Philly/NYC vacation (which was absolutely fantastic, by the way), I had made...

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Becoming More Than Just a Number: My Journey with an Eating Disorder

I have been playing sports since the age of four; being an athlete has always taken up a large portion of my identity.  I remember growing up wanting to be a professional soccer player like Mia Hamm.  In my room,...

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Recipe of the Month: Banana-Nut Cookies

Confession time. I am a soon-to-be Bachelor of Exercise Science as well as an aspiring registered dietitian. So, naturally, I do my best to eat right and stay fit. That being said, I LOVE SUGAR!! Like absolutely adore it,...

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Recipe of the Month: Gluten-Free Veggie Quiche

Picture this: it's another crazy weekday morning.  After snoozing your alarm three times, you roll out of bed and embark on yet another attempt to make yourself look semi-presentable , even though you are absolutely exhausted and are already...

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Alcohol Guide During The Holiday Season

What are the best and the worst alcoholic drinks when watching our weight? First the obvious: Alcohol is not a weight-loss aid. The more alcohol you drink, the more weight loss may slow down, as the body burns the...

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Make Sense of Nutrition Labels

Make Sense of Nutrition Labels   The Purpose Food labels are designed to help us make decisions when it comes to the foods we eat. The purpose of the Nutrition Facts label is to provide information that can help us make food...

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Low-Fat Pumpkin Mousse

Low-Fat Pumpkin Mousse Makes 6 1/2 c. servings Ingredients: -1 1/2 c. skim milk (for higher protein use Fairlife Skim Milk) -1/4 c. canned pumpkin (not pie filling) -1 oz package sugar-free vanilla pudding mix -1/2 tsp ground nutmeg -1/4 tsp ground cinnamon -1/8 tsp ground ginger -1/8...

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Healthy Tailgate Recipe- Chorizo-Stuffed Pork Tenderloin

The first home Gamecock Football game is right around the corner! Don't ruin your diet by munching on wings, chip, and burgers all day! Try this healthy tailgate recipe: pork tenderloin...guaranteed to be the star of the tailgate! Chorizo-Stuffed Pork...

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Healthy Eating on a Budget

Healthy Eating On a Budget Whether you are a broke college student like I am, or a busy parent trying to balance bills, saving money is a top priority! Instead of using excuses to not eat healthy, like the infamous...

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