May, 2017 Blog Posts

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May
2017

Almost everyone has heard of Fig Newtons. Maybe you’ve eaten Fig Newtons before- but have you ever tried the fruit that makes up the filling of a Fig Newton? If not, there are many reasons why figs are a perfect fruit to try! One reason is that fig season is starting in June. Another reason is that figs contain many important...
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May
2017

Watermelon
Summer is right on our heels here in Santa Barbara and watermelon is THE fruit of summer. This sweet and hydrating fruit is an irresistible treat in warm weather.
 
Watermelon was first cultivated about 5,000 years ago in Africa (likely north-eastern Africa) where it was introduced to the Mediterranean region...
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May
2017

As college students, I am sure you find yourself on the go almost all the time. Sometimes classes, work, sports, and internships can just pile together in one day leaving you with very little or no time to eat. However, everyone knows you just can’t operate on an empty stomach. That’s why it is so important to carry snacks with you...
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May
2017

Egg
Eggs are a common staple in most people’s diet. We can have them for breakfast, lunch, and dinner in all types of forms from scrambled eggs and omelettes to egg salad sandwiches and frittata. Eggs are a great source of nutrition and have many benefits but just like most foods moderate is key. 
 
Eggs are...
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