Danielle's Bread & (a bit of) Butter

04

Mar
2015

Nutrition Week: Day 3. You can call me the Grain Queen. I love grains, bread, oatmeal, breakfast cereals. Really any grain will do. Grains/carbohydrates tend to get a bad rap when it comes to weight loss. But, grains can be a part of your diet; you just have to be mindful about how you are selecting them. The recommendation is that...

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26

Feb
2015

Nutrition Week is next week, and I am very excited for all the fun activities that are planned. Today, I want to share some of those activities with you.

Monday, there will be an exotic fruit tasting at Carrillo and Portola during lunch. The fruit that will be featured include the baby kiwi, Cape gooseberry, dragon fruit,...

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18

Feb
2015

Woman Tabling

During the first week of March, specifically March 2-6th the dining commons will be celebrating Nutrition Week. Nutrition week is a campaign to promote health and wellness. We want our customers to feel educated about nutrition and feel confident in making informed choices. The week will be packed with fun activities and learning...

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13

Feb
2015

Conversation Hearts

Love is almost in the air, because Valentine’s Day is tomorrow!  It can be easy to get swept up in the romance of the day and over-indulge in some sweets, so here are some tips to keeping your day in check:

When reviewing the nutrition facts of our favorite treat we want to look at calories, total fat, saturated fat, and sodium...

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04

Feb
2015

heart made of fruit and veggies

Is it just me or does it feel like people keep getting sick? The flu and some other nasty colds seem to be circulating around town. Let me tell you, good nutrition is essential for a strong immune system. Your immune system can help to protect you from seasonal illness, like the flu, and also other health problems including allergies...

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31

Jan
2015

Football on Grass

This weekend many Americans will be watching the Patriots vs. Seahawks in the Super Bowl. If you plan on watching the game this weekend you also need to watch out for chips, dips, pizza, nacho, wings and much more. Here are my favorite foods to snack on while watching the game.

1. Guacamole. Not only colorful, but also...

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23

Jan
2015

Kiwifruit

First of all, what does a “superfood” mean? The definition from the Oxford Dictionary states a superfood is a “nutrient-rich food considered to be especially beneficial for health and well-being.” In essence it is a food that offers a lot of nutrition and health benefits. I don’t usually like using this term to describe foods but let’...

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17

Jan
2015

citron or budda's hand

Winter is known for the citrus crop and today we have many different options. Some more well known like oranges, lemons and limes, but some also not as well known like the pummelo, kumqaut, and citron. Each citrus product is unique in that it offers different nutritional benefits.

Pummelos are actually the largest member of the...

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09

Jan
2015

New Year New You Text with glitters

Can you believe it is already the second week of January? If you started a New Year’s resolution I hope you are still committed. As promised, last year I wrote that I would share my New Year’s Resolutions with you. Some of these are personal, so try not to laugh. When I establish my resolutions I like to think about different...

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17

Dec
2014

Post it notes with text

It is almost that time of year again, when people make weight loss New Year’s Resolutions. Unfortunately most people end up losing momentum by mid-January. So is it possible to keep your resolutions?
Yes it is possible! You just have to remember that weight loss takes time, a lot of time. The foundation of successful weight...

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