Browsing articles in "Nutrition/Eating Healthy"
Jan
25
2013

The Importance of Sleep

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Seems really hypocritical for me to say this, but here it goes. Sleep is important. Well, why would it be hypocritical? Well, for those of you that know me, I used to (still do at times) shun sleep. I think that opposite of sleep is productivity, and with too much sleep comes no productivity. Of course, logically speaking, without any sleep, you will never be productive. I know, I have been told that many times [...]

Aug
21
2012

My Last Day at Riverside: Not Merely a Means to an End

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    I sit here on my last day at UCR and thus, I am compelled to write.   How do I begin to write about an opportunity so life-changing and so dynamic? Or more so, how do I start? I met so many great people here and I have met my life-long friends at UCR. I met friends who supported me throughout my college experience and I met friends who saw me as their [...]

Aug
7
2012

University Experience: 100 Things That I Have Learned

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Here represents a list of the various things that I have learned from my experience at a 4-year college. Some are funny, some are absolutely nerdy, and some are downright serious.   1) Utilize the breaks in between the quarter to get ahead of your studies for next quarter. 2) Stay away from energy drinks. 3) If possible, ask for the syllabus before the course has even started 4) Do not engage in alcohol or [...]

Apr
22
2012

Why Work Out: An Analysis in the form of Small Viewpoints

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This is a text message that I sent on why I thought it be useful to exercise while engaging in academia. I present the motives for exercise through various viewpoints.   Allow me to advertise this proposal through many views: (Student)-It will help us study and ensure we get good grades though focus! (As a sex-driven man) We will be getting all the women with our muscles! (Scientist) We can use this opportunity to learn [...]

Jan
8
2012

10 Tips to Be a Total Bad-Ass Academic

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        Even under stressful situations, 007 always maintains his cool.           1 ) Relieve your stress and bend it before it bends you. 2 ) Take advantage of your time wisely. 3 ) Improve focus by not taking on too many tasks at once. Man has got to know his limitations. 4 ) Get adequate sleep when you must, but also forgo stress when necessary. Let me be contradicting: [...]

Sep
17
2011

5 Reasons Why You Should Stay Away From Energy Drinks

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In the time-pressured society we live in, we often wish we had more time. More time to write this, more time to research that. More commonly, for students, more time to study for the upcoming exam. The list goes on forever. However, since we can not turn back time (yet, with technology at this writing), people often choose to make more use of their 24 hour days by sleeping less and staying awake more. However, [...]

Sep
17
2011

Weight loss, Wait What?

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Whether it is for health, or for attraction, losing weight is a topic that most of us have all probably encountered before. The truth is, losing weight is not easy. However, in the struggle to look good, many of us stress over methods of losing that weight. This stress may be good, if it shifts you off of your equilibrium and encourages you to lose that weight. However, if the stress is coming from other [...]