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!
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