The Ultimate Guidebook on How to Eat Healthy in College

A good diet is not impossible for the average college kid. There are ways around the financial dilemma of healthy eating. The following guide can help college students make healthier eating choices from the dining courts, to off-campus residences and beyond.

[dropcap]H[/dropcap] ealthy eating has gained a reputation of being too expensive, for college students especially. But how do you eat healthy when you have a low budget?

Proper nutrition is vital for modern Americans. Obesity rates have risen in the United States and more than one-third of all young adults are overweight or obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control.

Many of those among the overweight are often poor-income citizens, according to Kirsten A. Grimm, a public health professional.

Obesity causes young adults to be at risk for a slew of diseases like Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and gallbladder failure, reported by the CDC. These health problems can be tackled by applying proper nutrition to one’s lifestyle.

A good diet is not impossible for the average college kid. There are ways around the financial dilemma of healthy eating. The following guide can help college students make healthier eating choices from the dining courts, to off-campus residences and beyond.

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[Workout Question] Is Balanced Diet Really That Important?

I hear it all too often from new bodybuilders. “I just have to eat a lot of protein and workout to get ripped, right?” I wish that were the case. Having a well balanced diet to accompany any workout plan, whether the goal is to lose weight or build muscle, is important.

 [dropcap]I[/dropcap] hear it all too often from new bodybuilders. “I just have to eat a lot of protein and workout to get ripped, right?” I wish that were the case.

Having a well balanced diet to accompany any workout plan, whether the ultimate goal is to lose weight or to simply build muscle, is crucial to success.

To understand why a diet is so important, we have to look at the cascading effect of body building and how bad habits early on can eventually lead to problems down the road.

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