Ahhh, S P R I N G ! We are gradually coming into the Spring season. Can you believe it snowed just a few weeks ago here in Las Vegas? With Spring coming into full-swing and with the sun shining a little brighter, there are some things to look forward to, like a much needed break!… Continue reading How to Enjoy Your Spring Break
What’s on the menu for this blog: Nutrient Density A yummy recipe idea Pushing forward through whatever life throws your way! First off: Let’s talk nutrient density. This topic has come up a lot lately in my conversations with people. Mainly when I’m cooking around my family members and they want to judge me for… Continue reading Eat Colorfully // Let Life Happen
Hi again, everybody! SNDA holds a great number of students who have become a part of our awesome association this semester! We appreciate the love and drive, and hope we can all build connections, memories, and friends through our association. Many great volunteering opportunities have happened so far this semester, and there are many more… Continue reading Stress Less – Drink Smoothies
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!
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
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
Guys... did you know we have a community garden?? The UNLV Community Garden is situated on the Northwest corner of campus on Cottage Grove next to the Rebel Recycling Center. A quaint little square boasting just a few hundred acres, you would probably never come across it unless you were looking; but once you do,… Continue reading The UNLV Community Garden
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