By Andreia Bulhao Columnist Cravings: We all get them, and sometimes when you’re trying to maintain a healthy diet, succumbing to them can often be your downfall. I know that when I crave sweets, once […]
Distinguishing what advice is really helpful and what is more of a “myth” can be difficult, but when you take the time to look into these false ideas, it makes keeping up with a healthy lifestyle much simpler. […]
Whether in the United States or around the world, people tend to think that slavery is something of the past. The truth, however, can be rather shocking, as slavery still exists in various forms. Modern-day slavery is comprised of a variety of crimes that involve the exploitation of other people while disregarding their natural human rights. […]
Now that it is November, I find myself having the urge to consume all things pumpkin. From lattes to muffins, I’ve been falling into a pumpkin overload, and there is no way that I’m the only one. And now that Thanksgiving is approaching, pumpkin recipes are continuously appearing everywhere. That is why I decided to feature this fall-time favorite as the key ingredient this week. If you’re anything like me and have a sweet tooth, the opportunity to bake something delicious is one you rarely pass up. And when it comes to using pumpkin, the possibilities are endless. Here is a recipe for Caramel Pumpkin Blondies, a seasonal treat that I can assure you will not disappoint.
Recently, the consumption of Greek yogurt has increased greatly in popularity. Walking down the dairy aisle of your local grocery store, you may notice a wider variety of Greek yogurt as more companies are beginning to expand with this trend. Greek yogurt differs from regular yogurt, as it is made when it is strained to remove the whey, or the liquid remaining after the milk is curdled. This produces a thicker yogurt with less sugar, fewer carbohydrates and more protein. We tend to think that Greek yogurt is an essential staple to a healthy diet. However, here are four common misconceptions about Greek yogurt and the truth behind them. […]
It’s cold and flu season and many of us are spending much of our time in search of ways to fight off the sickness or avoid it from happening altogether. For many of us, that includes taking part in old wives’ tale type remedies or avoiding certain behaviors to keep from catching a cold. […]
According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. In an effort to educate and prevent diagnoses, various organizations throughout the country take time to raise awareness and funds in hopes of one day finding a cure for helping those affected by the cancer. […]