Category Archives: Health Issues

Food Labels, What Do They Really Mean?

If you are anything like me, walking through the grocery store and reading all the labels on food can be a bit daunting. What exactly does “raised without antibiotics” or “non-GMO” labels tell you about the food you are about to purchase? I did a…

Uncovering Acne

Every single teen at one point or another in their lives has likely woken up with a red pimple on their face and hated how they looked for the day. I will always remember being 14, 15, and running to look for my foundation powder…

Spread Kindness, Not Germs

Washing your hands is the easiest and best way to prevent yourself from becoming sick. Every day you touch things that many other people could have touched. You never know whether or not somebody sneezed into their hand and then wiped their sneeze infected hand…

Better Safe Than Sorry

When consuming food, we often forget to think about the risk of acquiring a food-borne illness. But what about being mindful about how you prepare food too? Avoiding the transmission of foodborne illness is an important part of keeping yourself and others healthy. Most of…

Fast Food

Leaving Fast Food Behind

Have you ever felt like it was just too hard to keep up with your nutrition goal? Just based off of personal experience I can say that trying to juggle school, work, the gym, and healthy eating has always been a bit of a struggle…

Coffee, Anyone?

When you drink coffee as much as I do, it is good to know how it is affecting your body. I am constantly being told by others about the negative effects of coffee on me. However, that leads me to think of when I first…