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Let’s Get Vegucated! (Film Review)

Food, health and agriculture documentaries have become increasingly popular over at least the last decade. I remember in high school I wrote a paper on Supersize Me, which was one ...

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Nopal

What’s nopal? Is it the new hip trendy vegetable of the moment? Like kale? No, pal. Maybe not quite. Nopal is actually known as the prickly cactus pear and is ...

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Red Meat: Processed vs. Unprocessed

Imagine seeing a person eating a burger with 4 beef patties and cheese, what is the first thing that pops into your head? In recent years, red meat has been ...

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3 Qualities of a Successful Counselor

Humbleness Usually, we think that a client that comes in to be ...
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Research Study: Low Sugar Diets Improve Acne?

    ACNE. What a bummer.   What a very rude pest! ...
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I Want to Make an FN Friend!

Yeah, yeah I know my play on the department club abbreviation is ...

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Let’s Get Vegucated! (Film Review)

Food, health and agriculture documentaries have become increasingly popular over at least the last decade. I remember in high school I wrote a paper on Supersize Me, which was one of the first food/health related documentaries I saw. After that, documentaries related to health, food and agriculture have always peaked my interest. I’ve seen the […]

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Nopal

What’s nopal? Is it the new hip trendy vegetable of the moment? Like kale? No, pal. Maybe not quite. Nopal is actually known as the prickly cactus pear and is commonly found in Mexico and in Mexican dishes, such as ensaladas de nopal and huevos con nopal. Its abundance and cheap price make it a […]

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Red Meat: Processed vs. Unprocessed

Imagine seeing a person eating a burger with 4 beef patties and cheese, what is the first thing that pops into your head? In recent years, red meat has been looked at as a very unhealthy meat . We see so many restaurants now with healthier options such as turkey burgers or grilled chicken because […]

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3 Qualities of a Successful Counselor

Humbleness Usually, we think that a client that comes in to be counseled is looking for help to change. While this may be true in most cases, it is important to be aware of the wall that this can build between client and counselor. Sometimes it is hard for clients to seek out help because […]

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Research Study: Low Sugar Diets Improve Acne?

    ACNE. What a bummer.   What a very rude pest!  …..What causes it?   Although the pathogenesis is currently unknown for certain, recent studies of non-western populations have given us good reason to believe that a significant link between our diets, particularly varying ‘glycemic loads’, and the onset of acne could in fact exist. This weighty […]

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I Want to Make an FN Friend!

Yeah, yeah I know my play on the department club abbreviation is lame, but hey, it’s FN funny, okay? (Yes, I will wear out this pun by the end of this post). By the way, just in case you didn’t know, FN stands for Food and Nutrition Forum which is the premier club on campus. […]

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Reducing Peanut Allergies… In a Nutshell!

    According to the USDA 2.8 million people are affected by peanut allergies and 400,000 of those are school aged children. This allergy is different in everyone, but can cause death by anaphylaxis in some if they are accidentally exposed. Researcher, Dr. Jianmai Yu, a food and nutrition researcher at NC A&T’s School of […]

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Supplements, Supplements, Supplements

The world of dietary supplements is a vast one that should be navigated with caution. There are a variety of supplements out there that are advertised to cater to different needs, from improving hair growth and reducing acne to boosting strength and endurance. However, it is important to keep in mind that not all supplements […]

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Not pursuing an RD? No problem! Here’s Some Options (Part I)

So you know you love nutrition and that you couldn’t see yourself studying anything else, but you’re not sure if becoming a Dietician is for you. For those of us with an option in Nutrition Science, we are usually in this category or already have an idea of what we want to do with our […]

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Dietetic Student? 5 Ways to Improve Your Chances of Scoring an Internship

By now I am sure you are aware of the voracious competition for the (what seems like) scarce dietetic internship spaces that are available. After talking to several graduates and Registered Dieticians, these are the most common pieces of advice they offered. Best part about it all? You’ll find that once you pick up doing […]

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