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Microwavable Meals

By Emily Crouch, Nutrition Intern, Liberty Dining by Sodexo Outside of the dorm, the residential dining hall and retail locations across campus do a great job meeting the needs of students with hours and the meal options available. However, the timing of life doesn’t always match dining hours and options.  Let’s say it’s 9:15, you… Continue reading Microwavable Meals

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Squash Muffins!

Robin Quay, MS, RDN, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist for Sodexo It seems like yellow squash is in abundance this summer. It’s a healthy vegetable providing a good source of vitamin C and many B vitamins. It also has anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer properties. It’s anti-oxidant properties are especially important for eye health, as they help protect… Continue reading Squash Muffins!

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Baked Apple “Fries”

By Robin Quay,MS, RD, Sodexo Dietitian I’m always looking for new, fun and fresh ways to serve healthy foods. I ran across this idea as part of The Daniel Plan (danielplan.com), and I thought I’d try them as a unique, interesting and healthy side dish. Apples are a good source of Vitamin C, heart healthy… Continue reading Baked Apple “Fries”

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Superfoods: Nutrient Powerhouses

Superfood {soo-per food}: A real, minimally processed food that is rich in vitamins, minerals and other nutrients. Superfoods are nutrient dense, which means they contain good sources of multiple nutrients for minimal calories. Brightly colored fruits and vegetables, nuts, seeds, beans, and aromatic and brightly colored herbs and spices are all considered superfoods. Superfoods slow… Continue reading Superfoods: Nutrient Powerhouses

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Breakfast: A Healthy Habit

By Robin Quay, MS, RD, Sodexo Dietitian Studies show that people, who eat a healthy breakfast, have a lot of other healthy habits which help them weigh less, feel better, and have more energy for work, fitness and leisure activities. People who eat a healthy breakfast tend to eat healthier foods throughout the day, and… Continue reading Breakfast: A Healthy Habit

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Wait! I am not overweight. I am under tall. Checked your BMI lately?

By guest blogger Cindy Hicks, dietetics student BMI stands for Body Mass Index. It is a measure of relative weight to height, and it is a reliable indicator of fatness for most people. BMI is used to assess risk of disease and death. As BMI increases, so does a person’s health risk. A BMI of… Continue reading Wait! I am not overweight. I am under tall. Checked your BMI lately?