January, 2015 Blog Posts

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Jan
2016

Calendar
Today I want to talk about the Food Nutrition and Basic Skills (FNBS) program. This new program is offered to UCSB students who are interested in gaining knowledge about nutrition, food preparation and much more. Here is what FNBS leaders are saying about their program:
 
"The Food, Nutrition and Basic...
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19

Jan
2016

Seafood Day Calendar
Today’s post comes from Environmental Intern Kelly Morales. Today Kelly shares information about Sustainable Seafood Day in the Dining Commons and gets into the nitty gritty of why certain fish are sustainable or not.
 
If you eat seafood in the Dining...
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11

Jan
2016

Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020
Last week the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015 was published. “The main purpose of the Dietary Guidelines is to inform the development of Federal food, nutrition, and health policies and programs. The primary audiences are policymakers, as well as nutrition and health professionals”- like me. The guidelines are not written or...
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Jan
2016

Three Mondays each quarter, one dining commons will serve only vegetarian meals for the day. We call this event Green Monday. Residential Dining adopted Green Monday from the Meatless Monday campaign from The Johns Hopkins Meatless Monday Project and has been successfully running this event since 2009. Why do we do it you ask? The...
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