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Op-Ed: Miss Fit – The frustrations of sustaining a healthy lifestyle on a college campus

I am not a physiology or nutrition expert, nor am I an “athlete.” I would like to begin with this disclaimer to dispel any notion that I am attempting to market myself as such. I am simply your average twenty-something female who developed a passion for health and a penchant for clean eating. My adventures in the fitness world have been hindered by obstacles ranging from my own ignorance to misinformation, from prejudices to dining hall inflexibilities and from social pressures to the strains of college life.