Tagged: diet

So You’ve Taken On “Diet X”? That’s Awesome.

There has obviously been an uproar in the world of nutrition when it comes to elimination strategies and self-diagnosis’ of intolerances. People are cutting dairy, becoming soy-free, slashing gluten, and going Paleo all over the place. Even restaurants are making an effort to place specific guidelines on their menus to pinpoint...

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You Can Not See Til You See

  If you’ve taken an interest in the world of health and fitness, props to you! Get ready to be surrounded by healthy foods, heavy iron, gym lingo and broscience. Along the way, you may even pick up on some new terminology. However what you must be careful of is...

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How to Conquer the Grocery Store

  Have you ever asked a health guru how they grocery shop? Or better yet, asked for tips about making better choices? I’m sure that if you have, you’ve been told at least one of two things: shop on the outskirts of the aisles and don’t shop when you’re hungry....

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Wander Talks: Episode 5 – Misconceptions on Fitness

    In this episode of Wander Talks, Rachel sits down with some of the guys from her exercise science program to discuss some of the misconceptions on fitness the general public has. Stephen Beaugrand, Michael Dumala, and Rachel dove heavily into misconceptions regarding nutrition and diet. Last week, Rachel...

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We Have To Stop The Shaming Immediately

I’ve always been the girl that loved eating healthy. I grew up in a house that either cooked healthy meals at home, or dined out at places that weren’t over-the-top terrible for you. I still have yet to set foot in a KFC, I never fry my food, and I...

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Your Health Can’t Wait

  The New Year means a few things: broken resolutions and over-crowded gyms. Despite the shortcomings, the New Year also symbolizes the human desire to be better than yesterday—to be persistent with one’s goals and honest with one’s abilities. It is important to remember that if our health objectives aren’t...

Is “Gluten-Free” An Authentic Diet Or A Fad?

The term “gluten-free” has swept the nation as the new healthy fix. “Gluten-free” has been tossed around the media, become a new staple in many celebrity diets, and has somehow worked its way into the jumble of weight loss remedy fads. This is the silliest trend I have seen in...

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How Rachel Makes Healthy Munching Work

  Far too often, especially in the college scene, people fall off track of a reasonably healthy diet. Whether it be convenience, timing, or money, there is always a reason to explain why someone is sitting down with a McDonalds cheeseburger in front of them. What is more unfortunate is...