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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...
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National Nutrition Month 2015

“Bite Into a Healthy Lifestyle” is the theme for this years National Nutrition ...
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Balance Your Worth

A few weeks ago a few different notices went out to Cal ...

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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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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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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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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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