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11

Jun
2018

Fiber
Let’s start with the basics. What is fiber? It is a group of nondigestible carbohydrates that are not broken down in the upper portion of your gut. Fiber can be described in two groups. Intact and processed. Intact fiber is found in fruits, vegetables, whole grains and other plains. While processed...
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04

Jun
2018

Today's blog post comes from Nutrition Intern Steven Gaughen!
 
In my experience I’ve noticed that it’s pretty hard to eat healthy when dining out. There are so many temptations and unhealthy options that just sound so enticing. We’ve all been there. It’s ok to treat yourself every once in a while. But...
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29

May
2018

farro breakfast
As a college student, it can often be hard to fit in a healthy breakfast before class or even work. Sometimes we wake up late and don’t have time to cook. Or we ate three slices of pizza the night before and don’t get hungry until 1:00 PM the next day. These kind of days are O.K. once in a while but it is also important that we...
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15

May
2018

Getting enough sleep every night is one of the main factors in maintaining a healthy body. The consequences of not getting enough sleep are more than just grumpiness or drowsiness. Those who are getting less than the amount of their recommended sleep are at higher risk for gaining serious health issues such as, obesity,...
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07

May
2018

bottled water
Today's blog post comes from Nutrition Intern Alysa Velasquez! Enjoy.
 
When was the last time you ordered a glass of water instead of a sugary beverage at a restaurant? As college students, it is hard to not be tempted by unhealthy energy drinks, sodas, or sweetened juices. Even I love the occasional lemonade...
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01

May
2018

Love Food Hate Waste
Today's blog post comes from Nutrition Intern Alysa Velasquez. Enjoy these simple tips to reduce food waste.
 
In honor of Earth day being a couple weeks ago, I am going to write about the ways in which we can reduce the amount of food that we waste! As we enter college, we begin to learn how to grocery shop...
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27

Apr
2018

milk
Today's blog post comes from Nutrition Intern Alysa Velasquez. Happy reading.
 
The talk about milk is perhaps one of the most infrequently mentioned topics for young adults, especially for college students. As children, most of us were encouraged to drink milk at the dinner table. However, it seems like ‘milk...
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19

Apr
2018

Cooking Oil
According to the American Heart Association (2016), nearly 9 in 10 people are worried about consuming dietary fat. But contrary to popular belief, fat is actually a good thing. How do we integrate healthy fats into our diet? Replacing saturated fats with unsaturated fats is a good place to start.
 
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03

Apr
2018

Today's post comes from past Nutrition Intern Solee Medius!! We hope you enjoy!

When it comes to grocery shopping, the healthier options always seem to be more expensive. Whether browsing the fresh organic produce or scanning the aisles for salmon and sweet potatoes, finding the best deal isn’t always easy. Many people shop...
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21

Mar
2018

Green Tree
Happy Finals Week Gaucho!! Today's post comes from Environmental Intern Dori Lucero enjoy her take on going green.
 
There is no denying that “Going Green” is more popular than ever.  Corporations love the positive PR that comes from a good environmental reputation, and consumers love feeling good about their...
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