Healthy Living: Let’s go carrot crazy!

Danielle Meir-Levi
Staff Writer

When walking through Pearlstone Café, you may be tempted to scarf down a bean burrito, munch on

Photo: Google Images
Photo: Google Images

honey-roasted nuts, or grab a delicious baked good. However, another snack option that you may not think about right away are baby carrots. Their long shelf life and affordability should make them a permanent staple in a college student’s diet. They not only contribute toward 75 percent of the daily vegetables that you should consume, but also provide a source of essential nutrients and offer a wide range of health benefits.
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Healthy Eating: Oh, Kale Yeah!

Danielle Meir-Levi
Staff Writer

Usually, I have almonds with me around the clock during the week. They’re packed with vitamin E, calcium, protein, and healthy unsaturated fats. However, recently I’ve been trying something new: I’ve discovered the beautiful benefits of kale.
Kale is one of the healthiest vegetables around.  It has been found to lower the risk of cancer and lower cholesterol. Understandably, college students are not concerned about their cholesterol levels. You guys want to be able to fit into last year’s jeans and work towards those summer beach bods. Kale can do the trick!
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