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Healthy eating tips to keep a balanced diet during the holidays

Following a balanced diet during the holidays certainly helps prevent overeating. (Courtesy of Lifedics)

Following a balanced diet during the holidays certainly helps prevent overeating. (Courtesy of Lifedics)

The holidays at year’s end are the most challenging time of the year for maintaining a balanced diet. But a few healthy eating tips can go a long way in helping you to make the right food choices. It could be mom’s home cooking or your own concoction whipped up on a hot plate in your dorm room. Whatever your challenge, it’s still possible to stay healthy while enjoying the festivities of the season.

Keep a balanced diet

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Study Tips: Top 10 Brain Boosting Super Foods

Not only are blueberries and strawberries delicious, they are also good for the brain!

Not only are blueberries and strawberries delicious, they are also good for the brain!

As midterms approach, remember this study tip: getting your mind and body in top shape can help increase your chances of acing those finals. So, resist the urge to pig out on junk food and turn your attention to healthy foods instead! In addition to getting plenty of sleep and exercise, eating a balanced diet rich in brain-boosting foods can help increase your mental sharpness, balance your mood and help you succeed. Even though the junk food may taste great  try not to give in! Instead, incorporate these 10 super foods into your life. Your body and your brain will thank you, and so will your GPA!

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