Eating Habits

Change the World: Interview with Tony’s Chocolonely

The following is an exclusive interview with Dena White, the Head of U.S. Marketing for Dutch company Tony’s Chocolonely. This interview took place at ASU’s Change the World event on March 27.

“The goal of having this truck here is to continue to spread awareness and create issue awareness that there is in fact slavery in the coco industry. Slavery can mean a lot of different things. We have this perception based on the narrative in our history books and what we learned slavery is. But we’re talking about modern slavery and illegal child labor.

What you need to know about vegetarianism

Following diet trends has become increasingly popular and accessible in the digital age. Readers can learn all about new ways to become “healthier,” physically and spiritually. One diet that gains popularity by the day is vegetarianism.

The basic understanding of a vegetarian is someone who does not consume meat, poultry or fish. There are also three types of vegetarians — lacto-ovo-vegetarians, lacto-vegetarians, ovo-vegetarians and lacto-ovo-vegetarians.

DIY ice cream, pizza and more — all with a healthy twist!

Eating healthy doesn’t mean you have to give up favorite treats. Making some healthy swaps can help you enjoy treats more often and maybe save some money, too!

Totally Tasty Pudding

Have a sweet tooth after dinner? This pudding doesn’t come out of a packet, and the creaminess comes from a sneaky healthy ingredient — avocado!

Setting New Year's resolutions—and sticking to them!

How many times have you eagerly set a New Year’s resolution only to let it slip away as the year progressed?

We’re all guilty of this. But this year, it’s time to find a new way to stick to your goals. Here are a few tips on how to make New Year’s resolutions you can actually accomplish.

The truth about carbohydrates

We’ve all been there! Trying to shed a few pounds — you know, winter fluff — so we think the best option is to cut back on the carbs. Bread is the enemy when all that’s in sight is a fit body.

But actually, carbs aren’t all that bad! In fact, they’re really essential to your daily nutrients.

Living Well with daily mental health tips

It is important to remember that your mind needs just as much attention and care as your body! Apply these daily tips to strengthen your mental health and stay in a positive headspace.

Why is kombucha all the rage?

Browse the organic aisle of most grocery stores and you will likely find a shelf of bottled kombucha drinks touting promising claims of nutritional benefits. These colored teas have become synonymous with health and prosperity and are often consumed by college students looking for a cleansing elixir or a healthy boost.

College students struggle with eating healthy

College students today are having trouble eating healthy due to a lack of time and funds.

Oregon State University published a study in 2011, which revealed that college students are not consuming the recommended amount of fruits or vegetables.

President of the Student Nutrition Council on campus, Anateresa De Leon was able to speak on what barriers students face when trying to eat healthy.

“A lot of it is money and also we’re college students so, our priorities aren’t always great. A lot of times we want short term satisfaction versus long term.” De Leon said.

Hot Seat: Detox teas

Welcome to, “Hot Seat” where we take topics in health and fitness and figuratively put them on the hot seat to distinguish fact from myth. I hope you all learn something from this series and continue to read up on all of them as they come out.

For those who spend a lot of time on social media there is a possibility that you have seen a celebrity or public figure promoting a detox tea. Typically they say, “it’s my favorite drink” and urge their followers to purchase said product with their special discount code.

Inside the SDFC: Nico the Nutritionist

A key aspect of what the SDFC does is to promote overall health and wellness. That includes forming good habits to promote and build health on the inside just as much as the outside. Lifting weights and running on the treadmill are both great exercise and a great place to start when building the physique you want. However, a balanced, nutritious diet is just as essential to reaching your goals and staying on top of your fitness.