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Living College Happy, Healthy and Gluten-Free!

By: Lea Giambruno Staff Writer It’s hard to read anything nutrition or diet related without stumbling across the concept of “gluten-free”. Gluten-free living has become increasingly popular in recent years with more people adopting this lifestyle. The cases of people being diagnosed with celiac disease and gluten sensitivities has increased, which has lead to an … Continue reading

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Buttered Up: Healthy Alternatives to Peanut Butter

By: Lea Giambruno Staff Writer Peanut butter alternatives are becoming increasingly popular, with so many people being allergic to peanuts nowadays. According to Food Allergy Research and Education, nearly 1.3% of the U.S. population (approximately 3 million people) is allergic to peanuts. However, the broad line of nut and seed butters are expanding and many … Continue reading

Get Your Pumpkin Fix
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Get Your Pumpkin Fix

By: Lexie Rhea Contributing Writer It’s finally fall. It’s time for warm coats, crunchy leaves, apple picking and of course all things pumpkin. Pumpkin spice flavorings have become a must for the fall season and stores all over are adding pumpkin to their menu. How is the pumpkin fad benefitting us? Pumpkins are: Low in calories, with only 26 … Continue reading