Busting Myths: Healthy eating on a student budget

They say ‘you are what you eat’, yet I don’t remember eating a lazy, borderline alcoholic. A recent survey showed that 46% of fresher’s miss their mums cooking -and when you have spent the first week away from home, either inebriated or hungover and incapable of mustering up anything more advanced that toast, it’s not hard to see why… The Daily Mail recently printed the headline, ‘The average student gains two stone in the first year of university’, or as it is more commonly known ‘the fresher’s fifteen’. However, according to research conducted by health- shake brand Herbalife three-quarters of…

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6 student meals you can’t avoid

As young adults we are known for being lazy, dependent on our parents, and rubbish in the kitchen.  So when it comes to moving away for University one of the main struggles a lot of us face is deciding what to eat! This results in, the majority of us picking up bad eating habits and developing a terrible diet. Our meals consist of carbs, fat, and minimal cooking requirements. So here’s a list of the top 6 student meals you will probably (definitely) eat during your time at University: Takeaways You will often hear students complaining about how poor they…

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