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Balance Your Worth

A few weeks ago a few different notices went out to Cal Poly Pomona’s’ Health Nutrition and Food Science student body about potential job postings and internships. It was a ...

Fast Food

Universities Offer Cooking 101 Classes

You know the story. 18 year-old kid graduates from high school, moves into dorms, and starts college. Before, he used to rely on his parents to cook for him, but ...

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Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead 2 (Film Review)

In my last film review post I covered the meat lovers side of things with a pro-paleo type of documentary, but this time around I’m taking care of you plant-based ...

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Valentine’s Day Chocolate; How Bad is it for Your Health?

Valentine’s Day is coming up very quickly and that means flowers, cards ...
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Fried Brown Rice with Baby Kale, Chard, and Spinach

As a student that commutes to school, I’m always looking for quick ...
GMO apple

GMO No, No, No?

GMO foods. Sort of a brave topic to endeavor with all of ...

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Balance Your Worth

A few weeks ago a few different notices went out to Cal Poly Pomona’s’ Health Nutrition and Food Science student body about potential job postings and internships. It was a bombardment of information, and it sort of felt like when your best friend tries to convince you that the bootleg copy of Hunger Games is […]

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Fast Food

Universities Offer Cooking 101 Classes

You know the story. 18 year-old kid graduates from high school, moves into dorms, and starts college. Before, he used to rely on his parents to cook for him, but now since he is away from home, at the dining commons, he has greater agency to choose what to eat, when to eat, and how […]

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Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead 2 (Film Review)

In my last film review post I covered the meat lovers side of things with a pro-paleo type of documentary, but this time around I’m taking care of you plant-based diet fans out there. If you hadn’t already guessed it, Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead 2 is the sequel to the 2010 film Fat, Sick […]

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chocolate

Valentine’s Day Chocolate; How Bad is it for Your Health?

Valentine’s Day is coming up very quickly and that means flowers, cards and chocolate! What person doesn’t love chocolate as a gift; it is sweet, smooth and just delicious. Well as we all know sweets in general are associated with a higher risk of diabetes, but in one article, published in The American Journal of […]

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Fried Brown Rice with Baby Kale, Chard, and Spinach

As a student that commutes to school, I’m always looking for quick recipes to make for dinner and to pack for my school lunch. This brown rice fix is filling and is one that I turn to regularly. Ingredients: 2 cups brown rice 4 cups water 2 tbsp oil 3 oz. baby kale 3 oz. […]

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GMO No, No, No?

GMO foods. Sort of a brave topic to endeavor with all of its recent attention.  However I have learned a few surprising things over the last couple of years, as a dietetic student, that I believe are worth sharing on the topic.  I never believed in a million years I would be one to defend […]

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Baked Stuffed Apples

The air is certainly a lot crisper and cool – even in California – and this weather is still putting me in the mood for all the delicious baked goods of the holiday season, including apple pie. Actually, apple pie is incredible any time of the year (and with vanilla ice cream), but there’s a […]

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Not Pursuing an RD, No problem! Part 2: Health Professional Programs

In Part I, I provided information about one type of advanced degree program that might be of interested to many of you but if the PA route didn’t tickle your fancy, fear not! I have some more options for you. In this post I’m going to be discussing other advanced degree programs pertaining to health that […]

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The Perfect Human Diet (Film Review)

The Perfect Human Diet is a 2012 documentary hosted by journalist CJ Hunt, that documents his quest for the answer to the obesity epidemic. Hunt himself has been afflicted by a heart condition for most of his adult life and has investigated many different dietary solutions to aid in his management of whatever heart condition […]

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Is Staying Up Late Making You Fat?

Are you struggling with keeping off those extra, unwanted pounds? What if I told you that diet and exercise are not the only necessary steps you need to keep your BMI as low as you would like. That’s right, there are actually three things you need in order to be able to keep your weight […]

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