Danielle's Bread & (a bit of) Butter

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Feb
2017

Have you ever picked one grocery item over another because of claims like “no...

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Feb
2017

So your New Year’s resolution is to read Nutrition labels more carefully and...

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01

Feb
2017

Protein Bars

Have you ever snacked on a protein bar before a workout? While watching tv? Or even to replace a meal? Many call this one of their healthy habits because it keeps them full, with protein and fiber. These “energy” bars are attractive because...

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Jan
2017

Omrega 3's

Fatty acids, or “fats” have been...

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Jan
2017

Seafood Day

This week’s post comes from Environmental Studies Intern Emi Wong.

Sustainable Seafood Day is coming up! This January 25th, we will be featuring some of the many sustainable seafood options served at the Dining Commons. UCSB uses the Monterey Bay Aquarium guidelines to determine sustainable seafood. Sustainable...

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Jan
2017

Food Waste

This week's post comes from Environmental Intern Alysia Humm. Alysia shares how Residential Dining's food waste is disposed and made into compost.         

Every day in the dining commons hundreds of students set their dishes onto the carousel where all cups, plates, disposable ware, and food scraps are whisked away into the...

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05

Dec
2016

This week's post comes from ES Intern Alysia Humm. Alysia shares Residential Dining's composting history.

Every day in the dining commons hundreds of students set their dishes onto the carousel where all cups, plates, disposable ware, and food scraps are whisked away into the kitchens. Not a second thought is given as to what...

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01

Dec
2016

Hand Washing

 It seems like the cold season is already upon us. How can you keep yourself healthy during the winter months? By keeping your hands clean through good hand hygiene. This is    one of the most important steps you can take to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others. 

 Use soap and water when available. Soap and water is...

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21

Nov
2016

This week Environmental Studies major Alysia Humm shares how you can obtain protein from non-animal protein sources. Next Monday Ortega will be offering a vegetarian menu in honor of Green Monday. 

If you are not a vegetarian or vegan, you may not know that there are countless other sources of protein that exist other than meat...

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16

Nov
2016

Protein Pow

Lean muscle is something a lot of us strive for, and it’s possible we all do it for different reasons. But there is one great reason why you want lean muscles, and that is because it helps our body burn calories continuously, which can be a great asset when it comes to weight management and weight loss.

Protein happens to play...

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