Feeling ‘souped up’? 5 dorm meals to satisfy

March 5th, 2010

It’s that time of the year when the novelty of greasy campus cafeterias wears off, and you long for food you can actually swallow without a dare. Okay, so it’s not that bad, but dorm food during flu season gets boring, less than optimally nutritious and unsatisfying at the worse possible time.

Nothing warms up a biting professor’s reading assignment in a more satisfying way than a steaming bowl or mug of soup. Of course, if you feel like using your king-size cappucino mug in place of a bowl, I guess that’s fine too. Where could you possibly get soup when youl live in a dorm? From your very own slow cooker, of course! Come home to, no, not the fresh scent of photocopier ink, but the scent of classic chicken noodle soupy slurp, full of germ-fighting goodness. Read more…

7 Day Shopping List and Menu for Singles

February 22nd, 2010

Well, actually, this will last you a week plus a couple of days. Just in case you don’t have time to go to the grocery store when the seven days run out.

By popular demand, we’ve whipped up the list, the menu (snacks included) and the recipes. Of course, you don’t have to buy a tiny little package of, say, whole or slivered almonds. Get yours in bulk foods and you won’t have to go waste time and money buying a little at a time every time you go to the grocery store. Feel free to substitute low-fat, skim, non-fat, low-sodium and low cholesterol wherever you like, and when we say “bottle” or “jar”, we mean small since this is for one person, and for about one week. And yes, you should go about getting your groceries in this order; all around the perimeter of the store first, that is.
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Bodywork. “Big people” and Massage

February 2nd, 2010

Even though Heidi Hatchett suffered from frequent back pain and aching joints, for three years she turned down repeated offers of free therapeutic massage by a licensed massage therapist (LMT) in her hometown.

“I couldn’t imagine letting a person put her hands all over my body, especially with no clothes on,” she said. “I mean, I weighed 290 pounds, and what if the massage table broke when I got on it? How embarrassing! It was easier to just keep saying no.” Read more…

Tips to Reach Your Weight Loss Goal

January 15th, 2010

Getting motivated to lose weight can be a sensitive topic. A lot of weight loss participants report having a breakthrough moment which provided motivation to shed extra pounds. I’ve devised a number of techniques to boost your weight loss inspiration.
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Chromium Picolinate: Dieter’s Friend or Foe?

December 25th, 2009

One of the most touted supplements for weight loss is Chromium Picolinate. But recent studies suggest there may be some hidden risks associated with Chromium Picolinate usage. So what is this product and is it safe? Let’s take a closer look.
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