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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 ...

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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 ...

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5 Tips for Successful Meal Planning

Meal planning can be pretty tough. Sometimes it seems impossible to find the time to plan, prep, and execute. The truth is, it isn’t impossible at all. In fact, it ...

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Is Immigration Reform Causing a Shortage of Workers in Agriculture and Affecting Our Food Supply?

Immigration has always been a troubling subject for both Americans and immigrants ...
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Alert Alert: Magnesium deficiency

Magnesium deficiency !  I recently came across a great and well organized little ...
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Applying to Dietetic Internships: What I Learned

The dietetic internship is something I had heard about since I was ...

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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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5 Tips for Successful Meal Planning

Meal planning can be pretty tough. Sometimes it seems impossible to find the time to plan, prep, and execute. The truth is, it isn’t impossible at all. In fact, it is very possible! Here are a couple of tips that can help you avoid falling into common pitfalls of that come with the territory of […]

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Is Immigration Reform Causing a Shortage of Workers in Agriculture and Affecting Our Food Supply?

Immigration has always been a troubling subject for both Americans and immigrants themselves. It affect the country as a whole whether you believe for the the better or worse, but it seems to perhaps be the biggest factor in the world of agriculture. In an article called, Farmers Fear Legal Status For Workers Would Lead […]

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Alert Alert: Magnesium deficiency

Magnesium deficiency !  I recently came across a great and well organized little video by Dr. Axe which highlighted the importance of Magnesium in the diet, it’s recent threat as a more common deficiency, and WHY that is. Or, our best educated guess anyway.   Here are a few highlights from what Dr. Axe shared that […]

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Applying to Dietetic Internships: What I Learned

The dietetic internship is something I had heard about since I was a freshman. I assumed it would be straightforward and something relatively simple to do, but I was wrong. Not that being wrong is bad. I think that applying to dietetic internships (DIs) is completely doable, but I think it would have been helpful […]

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5 Tips to Include More Exercise in Your Busy Life

Here at Food Digest, we often give information about programs/organizations, nutrition-related career paths, nutrition movie reviews, new food studies, and making better eating choices, but we hardly make posts about exercise. Let’s change that, since physical activity is an enormous part of “Bit[ing] into a Healthy Lifestyle”! As college students, we are frequently busy with […]

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Study: Vit A Supplementation and Immunoresponse During Pregnancy

Hello Food Digest readers! I recently came across a study discussing the connection between vitamin A supplimentation. immunoresponses, and pregnancy that I felt was well worth sharing for consideration. The nutrition journal was entitled ‘Vitamin A supplementation increases ratios of proinflammatory to anti-inflammatory cytokine responses in pregnancy and lactation’. Here they are discussing possible vitamin A nutrition […]

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Expanded Food Nutrition Education Program

There are a plethora of government programs that provide food and nutrition assistance to those in need. WIC, SNAP, and Meals on Wheels are all popular examples of this. One less-known example is the Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program, aka EFNEP. What is it? EFNEP is a federal agency under the USDA, specifically under […]

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National Nutrition Month 2015

“Bite Into a Healthy Lifestyle” is the theme for this years National Nutrition Month. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. For a brief history check out this link. To celebrate this month’s theme, we have asked students at Cal Poly Pomona to share how they incorporate sound eating habits and regular physical activity into their lives […]

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