Welcome Back to School – Time to Set New Goals!

Hi everyone and welcome back to another semester! Before I begin the first blog of Fall 2018, I’d like to introduce myself. My name is Rebekah Manning, but you can call me Bekah. I am a Nutrition major at UNLV and your new Head of Content and Food Day Chair for SNDA. This is my first … Continue reading Welcome Back to School – Time to Set New Goals!

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Buying Healthy Foods on a Budget

As I continue growing up and approaching what you could call "real adulthood", I've increasingly realized the value of saving money wherever possible. A hugely significant area of spending for me is on food, coffee, and other tasty stuff. In the end, we all need to eat, right? But a painful reality that slowly creeps … Continue reading Buying Healthy Foods on a Budget

Careers in Nutrition: Quality Assurance and Animal Nutrition

What career path in nutrition do you want to follow? If you're not into community or clinical paths, or just want to experience something different and refreshing, what path would you possibly take? What about a career in quality assurance or animal nutrition? Quality Assurance Quality assurance includes the methods behind ensuring that foods meet … Continue reading Careers in Nutrition: Quality Assurance and Animal Nutrition

Ugly Produce: What do you think?

As I've continued attending classes and exploring this cool thing called "nutrition", I've only begun discovering just how many different aspects of food and nutrition there really are. One aspect I'm thinking of that's tugged not only on my curiosity, but also my conscience, is sustainability. Sustainability, according to Merriam-Webster, is defined as relating to "a method … Continue reading Ugly Produce: What do you think?

Welcome back: Steps for getting readjusted and back into the groove of school

  Hey SNDA, Welcome to the Spring 2018 semester! I hope you are all getting snugly settled back into your classrooms this week. What's that? You're not happy to be back? You were just falling asleep in class? You're sneaking out of the classroom as we speak? It's a common experience after a long vacation. We enjoy … Continue reading Welcome back: Steps for getting readjusted and back into the groove of school

Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving is one of the best holidays out there, and we all know why: the food! Every year I whip up my favorite roasted Brussels sprouts and pumpkin coffee cheesecake. It's a great time to have fun with family and friends and be thankful (and watch the Dog Show of course!). Unfortunately, it's also easy … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving!