Nutrition enthusiast and recipe curator, Nicole Smolen*, explores different cooking oils in this guest blog post. Learn which cooking oils might be best for your daily use or for cooking certain dishes. Our ancestors prized rich flavoring agents including tallow, lard, and poultry fat. In ancient Africa, around 8,000 B.C., dairy products yielded animal fatContinue reading “Understanding Different Cooking Oils”
Have you found yourself confused when reading nutrition articles or looking at labels on food products? While this list does not cover the full extent of nutrition terminology, these are a few of the most common nutrition terms to know. Familiarizing yourself with these may help you make more informed food decisions and also helpContinue reading “Nutrition terminology you should know”
In collaboration with CSUN nutrition intern Sierra King, we came up with a few essential tips to help remind others to take care of themselves this winter season. What are some of your favorite ways to keep up with wellness?
There are often many questions around the use of artificial sweeteners. The Food, Drug and Administration (FDA) has given their nod of approval on a number of these highly intense sweeteners, including saccharin, aspartame, acesulfame potassium (Ace-K), sucralose, neotame, and advantame. They’re generally recognized as safe (GRAS). But we still wonder what effect do theyContinue reading “Curious about artificial sweeteners?”
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