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Behind the Science & Research News: The Science of Caffeine You are your microbes Simply being called ‘fat’ makes young girls more likely to become obese How gut bacteria regulate weight gain Intuitions about causes of rising obesity are often wrong In the Kitchen & in the Grocery Aisles? The Best (and Quickest) Ways to Thaw… Continue reading Round-Up 07: How Moms Can Change The World, Fatphobia, etc
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In the News: Scientific American ‘s Top 10 Science Stories of 2013 Chowing Down On Meat, Dairy Alters Gut Bacteria A Lot, And Quickly Food Industry Groups Say They’ll Label GMOs, On Their Terms Scientists explain age-related obesity: Brown fat fails In the Kitchen: Refrigerator Revamp Guide A beginner’s guide to the most confusing cooking terms… Continue reading Round-Up 05: Top 10 Science Stories of 2013, The Full Fat Paradox, etc
I worked at the Contra Costa Child Care Council for my community nutrition rotation, and got to write a full newsletter (articles, recipes and all!) The topic for my lead article was mindful eating for children, and you can read it in full below. Mindful eating can help children eat healthier. Being mindful means being… Continue reading Mindful Eating for Children
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During my undergraduate years, I had the opportunity to sit in meetings with the dining hall staff, and discuss ways to improve their services. I had all these ideas more our meals more nutritious: whole wheat pasta, less prominent sugar-sweetened beverage options, spice ranks in every hall, etc. Staff and students alike can agree that… Continue reading Happy = healthy?