Tag Archives: health

Spotlight on a Superfruit: Avocado

I haven’t talked much about my classes this semester, which is a bit unusual since I’ve written several posts in the past in regards to my classes and assignments.  Currently, I’m taking Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals.  So what exactly is a … Continue reading

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Whole Grains Series: Brown RIce

In the post where I discussed MyPlate and some basic tips for eating healthy, I briefly mentioned that you should consume more whole grains and ditch refined.   Although this may seem like no biggie, for those who’re extremely attached to … Continue reading

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What does your food plate look like?

It’s the new year, and perhaps you have made the decision to clean up your diet and eat healthier.  If so, I’m so excited for you!  From my personal experience and journey to a healthier, new me, I can say … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer and Asian-Inspired Tofu BBQ Sliders

As you know, October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month.  According to the American Cancer Society, 1 in 8 women in the US will develop invasive breast cancer.  What an alarming statistic! However, I am not too surprised…. how many … Continue reading

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Development of Childhood Food Preferences

As I mentioned previously, I have researched intensively on the topic of food preferences, more specifically the factors that affect and determine them during childhood and whether or not they carry over into adulthood.  We found that food preferences among … Continue reading

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Eat your Omega-3s!

Lifespan Nutrition, one of the prerequisite courses for the Master’s Program, has to be one of my favorite classes I’ve taken  so far.  There was not a single lecture I wasn’t excited about (nerd alert).  And certainly, having one of … Continue reading

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Bison Wheat Berry Stroganoff

Tim loves the traditional beef stroganoff – the dredged thin strips of meat, butter, mushrooms, cream of mushroom soup, sour cream, egg noodles…the whole works.  I, too, love this comfort dish, but I sure try not to indulge too much. … Continue reading

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