February and March are the perfect months in the year to sow seeds and grow your own veggies! It’s a common belief that growing your own vegetables and plants is a hard and labourious process requiring vast amounts of time and space; however this couldn’t be more wrong, the perfect carrots could be grown on your very own windowsill!
Have you made it your New Year’s resolution to get fit? How’s that going so far, bearing in mind only 8% of resolutions are successful … Not a surprise really, especially for students who are usually up to their eyes in revision, exams and deadlines throughout January. But so what if your resolution didn’t go to plan – there’s no time like the present to restart your get fit goals!
Feeling a bit like Ebenezer Scrooge this December? The days of feeling flush when your loan came in are long gone and there is really nothing worse than having to scrimp and save at this time of year; a time of giving and of course a time of absolutely fantastic food! Well, the good news is that you don’t necessarily have to compromise on the food part….
Here is one drug addiction that is very much under the radar, but so common in the average student diet. Sugar. Very few of us really understand the damage that excessive consumption can do to our bodies, and the part they play in weight gain. Now we are at University we have the freedom to eat what we want, we could easily fall victim to one of the most highly addictive drugs.
There’s something fishy going on around here…
Unfortunately, a typical student diet consists of highly processed, nutrient-poor fatty foods. However, there is one food that does not feature in our diets as often as it should do – fish.