Hey SNDA! We may be already be nearly halfway through the semester, but it is never too late for a warm WELCOME back to UNLV. This is your UNLV SNDA Thymes blog, where you will find weekly postings about your favorite topics in health, nutrition, and beyond. We'll be talking about all kinds of nutrition … Continue reading Thymes Intro: Welcome to Fall 2017!
Ever considered getting a master's in nutrition? Maybe it's a clear "yes" (because you just love school and nutrition that much!), or maybe a "no way!", or perhaps a "maybe someday". For quite a while, though, UNLV did not offer a nutrition master's degree and nutrition students were limited to pursuing a graduate degree elsewhere or otherwise … Continue reading Introducing the UNLV Nutrition Sciences Master’s Degree
Now that we find ourselves in the middle of spring (hard to believe since spring break has just come and gone!), it is an excellent time to share some yummy and healthful foods you can find in the spring months. Here are a few! Artichokes I'm sure at least a few saw the picture and thought … Continue reading Spring foods in season
Today I am sharing a post relating two seemingly unrelated topics: nutrition and archaeology. Last fall, I decided to take an archaeology class to fulfill my last social sciences credit, because why not? It turned out to be one of the coolest and most interesting classes I have ever taken. Even now, I still sometimes play … Continue reading Nutrition in Archaeology
Sugar is one of the hottest topics in the field of nutrition. Some say it's fine, some say it's awful, and some consider it literally the devil. One thing for certain is that sugar intake is an important issue that often poses many questions to the health-conscious. While the verdict has not been reached on … Continue reading The Deal with Sugar
It's finally that time again! National Nutrition Month is the best month of the year, and this year's theme is "Put Your Best Fork Forward". Such a statement emphasizes that every one of us holds the power to make healthy food choices in our very hands, and those choices can start happening this month, right now. That is … Continue reading National Nutrition Month: Put Your Best Fork Forward
Very few of us strictly prescribe to a 3-meal routine. No matter how filling our meals may seem, the midday munchies still come around to haunt us. As you probably know, snacking has a pretty bad reputation and is even considered a "bad" habit. So why do we always want to snack? Is it some kind of … Continue reading Fun Snack foods!
Do you ever feel like you’re just short on time? Like there are things you want to do, that you should do, or even that you need to do yet your everyday tasks leave you with no room to accomplish them? I know this feeling all too well. Juggling a full course load, 3 jobs, … Continue reading Balancing a healthy (and busy) lifestyle
It's a common misconception that exercising a lot will erase the impact of all our bad eating habits. In fact, it may be the opposite: not eating the right foods, and not eating enough of them, can impair the power of your workout. I know, all too well, the feeling of going into my workout feeling weak, … Continue reading The right foods for your workout
This is for RDs, dietetic interns and students, and concerned citizens! you can email or mail it in. It literally takes less than 2 minutes! Former UNLV SNDA officer Elika Nematian asked us to share some information about the action plan sent out by NDA to contact our Governor, Brian Sandavol to support Medical Nutrition … Continue reading Medicaid MNT Letter