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Helpful Tips for a Healthy Holiday Season

December 12, 2018 | 1 Comments

By Ximena Hurtado

The holidays are here! Tables full of homemade goods surrounded by friends and family — ‘tis the season to indulge in all our holiday favorites. From pumpkin pie, tamales, turkey with stuffing and to all the other foods in between, how is it possible to enter the holiday season with a “healthy” mindset? Maybe these tips can...
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Sneak More Health Into Fall

November 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Hiding nutritious vegetables in a tasty dish is a strategy parents have used for years on their kids. This concept is highlighted in a great book by registered dietitian Evelyn Tribole, MS, RD called Stealth Health: 100 Delicious Recipes and 1,000 Tips for Eating Right in Spite of Yourself (https://www.amazon.com/Stealth-Health-Delicious-Recipes-Yourself/dp/014028205). 

In reality even we adults are just big kids and we...
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The Keto Diet…the new solution to weight loss?

October 31, 2018 | 1 Comments

By Addison Ford

The Ketogenic diet, or the Keto diet, is the latest and greatest in the way of a low-carb diet. In the case of the Keto diet, it is a very low-carb diet consisting of approximately 20grams of carbohydrates a day -equivalent to 1 small to medium apple - yikes!

The Keto diet was developed to help treat epilepsy in...
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Don't Look At My Food!

October 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

By Cynthia Liu

After declining an invitation to lunch with me after class, a Nutrition Professor once told me that she didn't like eating with other people because she didn't want people judging her. Another time, while bumping into a doctor at Trader Joe's, he emphatically asked me not to look at the items in his cart.

In hindsight, this is...
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Food That Helps Reduce Cancer Risk

October 04, 2018 | 1 Comments

By Devin Robinette

What can I do to reduce my cancer risk? As a dietitian working with people with cancer, I'm asked this question frequently. I like to start off by pointing out that there is not one food or food group that will prevent or cure cancer. However, following a plant based diet high in vegetables, fruits, whole...
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