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20 Reasons to Consider Coconuts a Super Food

Author: Sarah Waldowski I recently bumped into an article claiming that there have been over 1,500 recent studies indicating coconut oil to be, ehem, ‘one of the healthiest foods on ...

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Does Diet Really Help Lower Cardiovascular Disease?

Some people that I know seem to think that the way they eat is okay and that nothing will come from it.For example, people who are diagnosed with diabetes or ...

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Follow Me: CCE Internship Part II

If you don’t already know, here’s a brief recap – the Clinical ...
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Generation Gap: The Good, the Bad, and the Aging

As funny as the cartoon above is, it depicts a real-life scenario ...
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Walking – Even a Little Will Get You Long Way

An article was recently published in HealthyDay news about how two minutes ...

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health-benefits-of-coconut-oil

20 Reasons to Consider Coconuts a Super Food

Author: Sarah Waldowski I recently bumped into an article claiming that there have been over 1,500 recent studies indicating coconut oil to be, ehem, ‘one of the healthiest foods on the planet’. I think as a dietetic major you start to grow weary and skeptical very quickly of such extravagant food claims. As one of […]

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Follow Me: CCE Internship Part II

If you don’t already know, here’s a brief recap – the Clinical Care Extender Internship, found in Southern California and Seattle, Washington, consists of practicing basic patient care in a hospital setting and is offered to primarily college students aspiring to work in the health care field or anyone who wishes to make a career […]

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Does Diet Really Help Lower Cardiovascular Disease?

Some people that I know seem to think that the way they eat is okay and that nothing will come from it.For example, people who are diagnosed with diabetes or high blood pressure continue eating foods that they should not and well in some cases they are okay and do not actually worsen their condition.  […]

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Generation Gap: The Good, the Bad, and the Aging

As funny as the cartoon above is, it depicts a real-life scenario that most graduating college students must face. That scenario is the generation gap that is now growing in the job market. Almost fifty-percent of the workforce that is part of the baby boomers generation has, or will soon reach, retirement age. Now at […]

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Walking – Even a Little Will Get You Long Way

An article was recently published in HealthyDay news about how two minutes of walking or low-intensity exercise (like gardening or cleaning) may decrease adverse health effects of prolonged sitting. The article states that 80% of Americans do not meet the minimum recommended level of 150 minutes of moderate intensity exercise per week; additionally, a sedentary […]

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Follow Me: CCE Internship Part I

I’m not one to share too much about myself on here, but if there’s anything to know about me – it’s that I’m a nutrition undergraduate seeking to expand my public health knowledge and nutrition-related experiences in preparation for applying to dietetic internships. Besides the vague resume jargon being said, I applied to COPE Health […]

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You Search, We Search, We All Need Research!

It’s 12:30 a.m., and as I sleepily contemplate graduating a month from now I realize that I was a part of something special while in college and it was called research. That’s it, that good ol’ dreaded word that we hate to hear most of the time; research. Now I’m not talking about the kind […]

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Is McDonalds Changing?

“McDonalds is changing!” that is the recent word on the street anyway.  Changing how?  Well, let’s review what the company has come to be known for, they sell food that is: cheap, plentiful, and not the healthiest usually but sure is delicious! One of the biggest knocks that we have had, as health conscious people, on […]

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It’s Not About the Destination, it’s About the Journey

Way back in the day when I was a senior in high school..(and yes way back for me because I graduated in the first decade of the 2000s), we had a graduation tradition where a distinguished teacher would read Dr. Seuss’ “Oh The Places You’ll Go” to us. Now, on the brink of graduating college, […]

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Can Eating Eggs Increase Your Risk of Diabetes?

We always hear how eggs are a great source of protein, but in moderation because of all the cholesterol it does contain. Cholesterol is known to elevate blood glucose which also increases the risk for type two diabetes. In the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition there is a article in which they look at whether […]

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