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How to hack your college life

March 18, 2016

Life happens. Sometimes things don’t work out the way you want, or maybe you’re not ready for what’s about to come along. With this column, we are bringing up a few issues every week college students...

How Vitamin D supplements can boost your health

March 6, 2016

Vitamin D is just one of the several vitamins in your multivitamin that you take—or don’t take—every morning, right? Factually, yes. But the real question is whether or not it’s enough. We get...

Students weigh in on the role of marijuana in their lives

March 2, 2016

*Source name has been changed to protect identity. They sit around a cluttered coffee table, in an otherwise tidy home. On top of the table is a stack of textbooks and notebooks as well as an 18-inch glass...

Pickles — A low-calorie, fermented friend

February 19, 2016

Because of pickles’ texture, smell and taste, there are two kinds of people: ones who love pickles and the others who hate them. There are several different ways one can munch on the pickled green cucumbers,...

Living lactose-intolerant, loving life eating dairy free

February 18, 2016

Ice cream, frozen yogurt, milk and cheese, give me all of those things. Dairy products can easily be a part of students’ every meal in a variety of ways. However, if you are lactose sensitive, your body...

Retro Fitness combines training with Netflix and virtual games

January 28, 2016

Time flies during a movie, whether it’s at home or at the theater. One minute, you have a full bag of popcorn or snacks. Then, the next minute you look down at the end of the movie, and about 1,000 empty...

Meet Carlos Garcia, LIC’s professional rage creator

January 22, 2016

Large crowds, sleepless nights and endless paint are what FGCU Sigma Phi Epsilon alumnus Carlos Garcia lives for. As Life In Color’s international director of social media and marketing, Garcia is actively...

Studies suggest sugar is as addictive as cocaine

January 21, 2016

Based on several studies regarding the health and diet of our society, it is an unfortunate and clear fact that we eat way too much sugar, and it’s slowly causing problems such as type 2 diabetes,...

FGCU student featured in People for weight loss

January 13, 2016

In 2010, at the age of 21, 5’4” FGCU junior Caitlyn Mannherz weighed in at 275 pounds. Her doctor told her she had type 2 diabetes. She struggled with anxiety, depression, fatigue and irritable bowel...

Government publishes guidelines to healthy eating

January 13, 2016

Hold your cookies. According to the “2015- 2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans,” published Jan. 8. by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services,...

Feed your brain: Nutrition to enhance memory for finals

December 5, 2015

How many all-nighters do you think you’ll pull this finals season? The ideal would be none; however, these last couple weeks are filled with exams, projects and papers, which, like it or not, need to...

Guilt-free foods for an uplifting mood

November 10, 2015

Chocolate, ice cream, mashed potatoes and pasta — those are some of the things we as Americans tend to think of as comfort foods, and they’re what we tend to turn to when we’re feeling stressed...

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