Danielle's Bread & (a bit of) Butter

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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14

Mar
2018

 In the world today, many people are making changes to their diets by switching to plant-based products. They’re limiting their intake of meat and dairy, while some have decided to cut them out completely. The high amount of saturated fat and cholesterol in processed red meat, the environmental strain on the planet, religious...
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07

Mar
2018

No matter what your major is, school can be challenging. Balancing class, labs, work, and maintaining a social life can’t be easy. Far too often we set aside a balanced diet and physical fitness. Some of the most common barriers I see when it comes to incorporating physical activity is time. “I don’t have enough time to work out.”...
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26

Feb
2018

Coconut seems to be all the rave right now. Stores are stocked with coconut flakes, coconut milk, coconut water, coconut oil, coconut flour and an array of coconut beauty products. It’s everywhere! Many people are asking the same question: Why is this tropical fruit getting so much attention in both cosmetics and nutrition? It all...
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22

Feb
2018

Granola Bars
When I was in elementary school and high school, my mother would come home from Costco stocked with a variety of snacks for my brother and I to bring to school. It was heaven! We would open the bags to find boxes of goldfish, trail mix, fruit gummies, crackers and popcorn. They were all delicious treats but there was one item we...
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