Category Archives: Dining Out

10 Tips to Reduce Sodium When Eating on Campus

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By Laura Ann Horwitz, CSUN DPD* Student

This is the second of a four part series of articles on Sodium. Eating foods with too much sodium can contribute to high blood pressure, which often leads to stroke, heart attack, and other chronic diseases1. In our last blog article, we reviewed 10 high sodium foods most Americans eat on a regular basis. Here are 10 ways you can cut down on sodium when you are eating on campus (or eating away from home). Continue reading

Making Healthier Choices When Eating Out

  By: Itzel Dzul H., B.S., CSUN Dietetic Intern

Oftentimes, our busy schedule makes it difficult to make time to prepare home cooked meals. We might also find that our weekends involve going out to eat for special occasions and socializing. Next thing you know, we are eating out more often than we should. Throughout the years as a student, I learned that it is possible to make healthier choices when going out. Continue reading