Source: The 12 Healthy Tips We Wish We Knew in College
During the back-to-school season, it's hard not to pine for my college years. But now that I'm a little older and wiser, there are plenty of tips I wish I had under my belt before my first year away from home. In the spirit of all things college, I reached out across the POPSUGAR Network and asked our editors about the most helpful health advice they learned when they were students. If you're heading off to school, take these tips to heart. Trust me, your body will thank you later.
- Use those legs: Even if it means leaving extra time to trek or bundling up, walk or bike across campus whenever possible. It's one of the easiest ways to burn extra calories and get your heart rate up when your schedule is stacked with classes all day long. And once you're inside tall buildings, skip the elevators and take the stairs!
- Ditch the soda: Think that Coke is your friend? Guess again. This sugary beverage is one of the few "foods" in