How to fuel your body without cutting out all of your favourite treats

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I’m not going to sit here and lecture you about why you need to eat better. We all know that what we put into our bodies directly correlates with our overall health. Much like the way we all know smoking increases our chances of lung cancer and staring at the sun increases our chances of idiotic blindness.

The problem isn’t that we need to be convinced of the benefits of eating healthy. The problem is that with busy lifestyles and the appeal of ready-in-3-minute microwavable meals, actually following through with clean eating becomes a monumental task. If the phrase healthy…


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It’s no great secret that social media was the new millennium catalyst to efficient communication. However the ever-growing trend of distant, black box conversing is paving the way for a lack of professionalism and accountability.

I, like nearly all of my peers, am present and active on social media. I use it to keep in touch with friends, communicate with other students for group projects, and promote events put on by the undergraduate research society I established. …

Sophia Emerson

Engineer turned medical student. Writing to keep my creative brain alive amongst all this math and science.

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