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It is really too hard to eat well while traveling?

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Robin Withrow-Wong is a former student of mine who is currently earning a Master’s in Nutritional Science/Dietetics with the goal of becoming a registered dietitian. She is a mother of four “almost grown” children, and six years ago transitioned her family to plant-based whole foods.  She just returned from volunteering in Fiji, where she taught basic ...

Timaree’s in the kitchen with California Bountiful TV – Japanese Eggplant – A game-changer!

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Don't let another day go by without Japanese Eggplant in your life! Learn how to choose these best of beauties and prepare a very simple recipe that will make your mouth water just thinking about it! It is so satisfying, that I opted to cook on my birthday, just so that I could enjoy it! ...

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 ...

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, ...