Healthy Options at Not-So-Healthy Nashville Hotspots

Eating clean in college can be a do-able task during the week. Salad bars, smoothie spots, and made-to-order omelettes are common on campuses. At Vanderbilt, we are fortunate enough to have both a vegetarian cafe and a quinoa bowl option on our meal plans. We have tons of healthy snacks in our munchie marts, and Whole Foods is only a short trip away. However, the problem for many healthy eaters comes when everyone wants to go out to eat. 

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TSS Guide to Superfoods

Do you find yourself wondering when Brussels Sprouts became trendy, or what the heck matcha is? Does walking through a Whole Foods’ aisle feel like exploring a foreign country? Does the very thought of cashew cheese give you a headache? Superfood intimidation is a real thing. But luckily, THE SWEAT SCENE is here to help. The following guide demystifies even the most super of superfoods. 

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Going Green

Up until last year, when I heard the word “vegetarian” I would picture hippies with nose rings and dreads eating rubbery tofu and beans. No joke. I would never think that going to college in Nashville (of all places) would turn me into a lover of all things veggie. Seriously. I haven’t met a vegetable that I don’t love. Much of my obsession is due to a select few vegetarian/vegan restaurants. For those of you who don’t know about these amazing spots, lettuce introduce you.

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