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Avocado Season

By Francisco T Rodriguez, DTR, CSUN Dietetic Intern

Now that football season has come to an end, you probably spent Sunday evening yelling, crying, and laughing hysterically at your television.  Let’s now shift our focus from football and talk about the foods you ate.  If you attended a football party, you were most likely surrounded by an array of delicious foods that you probably ate without hesitation and are now regretting such as Nachos, hot dogs, guacamole and chips, hamburgers- the list goes on.  But before you feel guilty about Sunday’s splurge, let me brighten your day up just a little bit.  Continue reading

Tips for Mindful Eating

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

Do you usually eat while watching television or using the computer? Do you eat when you’re bored or stressed? Do you wait until you’re starving or do you continue eating until you’ve fallen into a food coma? Most of the time we miss to analyze what, when, where, how, and why we choose to eat. According to the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, practicing mindful eating can maximize health and prevent diseases, with research showing positive outcomes in, weight loss, eating disorders, diabetes management, and overall healthy eating. 1 Continue reading