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?
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
Finals are over! It's time to throw on the ugly sweaters and have a great time for the next few weeks. That's right, it's time for the holiday party. I love holiday parties. Mostly, I love holiday party food. The problem is, this is what that holiday food usually looks like: That looks sooooo good … Continue reading The Healthy Holiday Party
Happy Study Week! Wait, did I just combine the words happy and study in the same sentence? Wow. How can anyone be happy when they have to study? Especially if they have to study for the next few hundred hours? I'm sure we all understand the struggle of finals. We make our best effort and sacrifice … Continue reading Study While You Exercise!
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!
Where would you work in the field of nutrition? As a clinical dietitian? In a community program? As an educator or administrator? It can be easy to get lost in the more "popular" nutrition careers while forgetting that there's an entire world of opportunity out there. For example, if you're interested in not just the … Continue reading Careers in Nutrition: Agriculture
Happy Halloween everyone! I hope you all have a wonderfully spooky night, whether you're going out on the town and or staying in to watch some scary movies or carving scary pumpkins. Remember to enjoy those pumpkin seeds too, since they're full of fiber and essential minerals. Take a look at these awesome pumpkins for … Continue reading Happy Halloween!
As you all know, Halloween is right around the corner. While I was looking around online, I came across a definition that so perfectly summed up my entire month: something called the Fear of Missing Out (FOMO). October, for me, has been full of FOMO regrets as a result of so much that has happened. Throwing … Continue reading It’s the spookiest time of the year
We all have a pretty good idea of what it means to eat healthy. While the exact foods and meals vary from person to person, the general idea remains to eat more whole and natural plant foods and limit the amount of prepackaged or fast food (a.k.a "processed junk"). But this can be a huge … Continue reading What’s for Dinner?
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!