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But I am not overweight or unhealthy! Another “Excuse-itarian” turned “Do-er”…

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"I am not overweight or unhealthy" is a common excuse cited by many of my nutrition students at the beginning of the semester, including Bradley Correia, who grew up in Rio Vista. By taking action and making simple choices, Brad began to reap benefits that he never anticipated. In his own words… I was never concerned ...

Eating fast food to save money? With three Ps, healthy meals can be cheaper and tastier!

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We’re moving together throughout 2017, from “Excuse-itarians” to “Do-ers”! One down (last month’s article tackled the excuse, “No time to exercise”), and 11 to go! Today, we begin a two part piece to address an all too common excuse, “It is too expensive to eat well!”  This excuse is probably the most common that I ...

2017 is the year to stop being an excuse-itarian and start doing

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Whether you made a laundry list of lofty New Year's resolutions or none at all, moving from "excuse-itarian" to "do-er" doesn't need to be complicated. Becoming a "do-er" simply means "do"ing something, and then doing it again and again. It doesn't take a lot of skill or experience, just some curiosity, willingness to be a ...

Lifelong dieting, a brain mass and plans for stomach surgery: mother and daughter unite to change their future

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Jacelyn Alvarez is one of my current nutrition students with the courage to change the world, as she leads by example and has already made a profound impact on someone VERY important in her life! In Jacelyn’s words… "My mother and I are really close. Always have been and always will be. Throughout my entire life, ...

Treat your body well during stressful travel – Snack to pack that will protect your cells!

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While most of us associate radiation exposure with having CT scans or x-rays done at either medical or dental visits, unless someone has an accident when they are away, vacation and radiation don’t seem to go together. However, if you are flying the friendly skies, exposure to cosmic rays at very high altitudes can be ...

Fixing dinner (or dessert)… The Foodie Bar Way! – article from Lodi News Sentinel

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By Maggie Creamer / News-Sentinel Staff Writer - Bea Ahbeck/Photographer When nutritionist Timaree Hagenburger sat down to work on her first cookbook, her mind wandered from seasonal, fresh California cuisine, to the rich flavors of Italian cooking to enjoying dessert for breakfast. Having written recipes since she was a child, Hagenburger has conquered many different cuisines while ...