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Why your diet isn’t working

October 28, 2015

Between the South Beach Diet, Atkins, Weight Watchers, the Mediterranean Diet and the newer Paleo Diet, it’s hard to keep up with the latest craze. Yet, research done by the Centers for Disease Control...

Live (gluten) free, or die hard

October 24, 2015

If you’ve ever stopped at your grocery store for a sub or split a pizza with your friends on movie night, you’ve eaten gluten. It’s a plant protein that’s found in all sorts of grains, serving...

How to go meatless without sacrificing essential nutrients

October 13, 2015

In many parts of the world, vegetarianism is largely cultural or economical. While in the United States, it is one of the biggest health trends of the decade. Six to eight million adults no longer eat...

Ways to prevent and fight the flu

October 13, 2015

As fall runs its course, avoiding the sniffles and a sore throat should be the first thing on a person’s mind. The flu is back and ready to attack; however, with a variety of home remedies to naturally...

How much Halloween costumes cost and where to find them

October 13, 2015

The time for trick-or-treating and costume parties is upon us. The good news is, when it comes to shopping for Halloween costumes this year, there are plenty of options in Fort Myers. The top two place...

Why you should think twice before skipping breakfast

October 5, 2015

Feeling droopy, stressed and out of shape? Believe it or not, skipping breakfast in the morning can play a huge impact on your health, or even worse, the aching of your body. Many college students say...

ASMR: Triggering relaxation through sound

October 4, 2015

In the fast-paced world of college courses, club meetings and socializing, sometimes we forget to relax and take time for ourselves. Some people light candles, put on soothing music or take a long nap....

FGCU students compete in FitNation Thunderdome

June 29, 2015

Approximately 500 athletes from around the state flocked to Germain Arena the weekend of June 20-21 to compete in Fit Nation Magazine’s second annual Thunderdome competition. The competition mimicked...

The Paleo Diet: Why I hated it after five days

June 12, 2015

I went Paleo recently, after hearing some of my friends raving about the new fad diet and literally calling it "life." Letting excitement get the better of me, I jumped right onto the bandwagon. I went...

Maribel Gomez and Bradley Thomson study in the library during finals week.

Don’t freak over finals!

April 28, 2015

1. Get Organized! Get your highlighters and sticky notes ready because this is the time to get your money’s worth from your textbooks — if you haven’t already throughout the semester. Some things...

Tan now, pay later — protect your skin from sun damage

April 28, 2015

Summer is the time of the year when everyone wants to have a beautiful glowing skin, and the only thing that comes to people’s mind when you hear glowing skin is tanning. However, what most people don’t...

Lift… snap… lift… snap… Gym seflies are part of our workouts

April 14, 2015

Type in #gymselfie or #gym on any social media site, and there they are: selfies of men and women with pulled up shirts, showing abs, short shorts, toned legs and sweaty selfies that show they work out...

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