DATE: CATEGORY: Nutrition Tips

A Word on Zinc

Here’s some new information on zinc supplementation that we think you may find interesting…   Zinc Plus Multivitamins Enhances Blood   Sugar Metabolism and Lipid Balancing     The combination of zinc and multivitamin supplementation supports healthy blood sugar and lipid metabolism, according to a recently published study. Zinc is an essential mineral required as … Read More

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DATE: CATEGORY: Nutrition in the News

Dole Organic Banana Tracker

As consumer demand grows for organic foods, more and more food producers are stepping up to answer the call. Big companies like Dole Fresh Fruit International Ltd. are adopting organic-friendly practices and focusing their efforts on the organic movement. Dole now sources organic bananas and pineapples from 5 countries in Latin America.  As an added … Read More

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DATE: CATEGORY: Sustainability

Organic, Seasonal, Local

Here at Bauman College we are fully committed to using the best organic, seasonal, and local ingredients available.  There are so many good things about eating locally including the fact that it benefits the local economy, causes less environmental impact, and holds producers accountable for ethical practices.  As a tasty bonus, local and seasonal produce … Read More

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DATE: CATEGORY: Nutrition in the News

McDonald’s Happy Meals get apples, fewer fries

Check out this informative blog post by Lisa Baertlein about McDonald’s Happy Meals. Read it bellow, and check out the link to see other great blog posts by Lisa. By Lisa Baertlein, blogs.reuters.com LOS ANGELES | Tue Jul 26, 2011 4:06pm EDT (Reuters) – McDonald’s Corp said on Tuesday it will soon tweak its Happy … Read More

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DATE: CATEGORY: Alumni

Food Stamped The Movie

Check out this amazing and informative new movie by one of Bauman College’s amazing grads Shira Potash! Food Stamped is a documentary film following a couple as they attempt to eat a healthy, well-balanced diet on a food stamp budget. Through their adventures they consult with members of U.S. Congress, food justice organizations, nutrition experts, … Read More

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DATE: CATEGORY: Mind + Body

Exercise and Your Memory

Written by: Beth Levine Aerobic exercise can not only help you lose weight in all the right places but also gain something in one very important place: your brain.  A region of your brain that is essential to memory has been shown in a recent study to increase in volume after getting regular cardiovascular exercise. … Read More

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DATE: CATEGORY: Nutrition Tips

Twinkie Diet – Not All Calories are Created Equal

When Dr. Mark Haub, associate professor of nutrition at Kansas State University, went on a “Twinkie Diet” last year he made headlines by losing 27 pounds in two months while living on a diet rich in Twinkies, Ho-Hos, Little Debbies and other processed junk foods.  Although his diet was far from healthful he lost weight … Read More

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DATE: CATEGORY: Illness Prevention + Recovery

Managing Autoimmune Disease

  Check out this excerpt from an article written by Jodi Friedland, M.S. and Ed Bauman, M.Ed., PhD and take look at what causes autoimmune disease and how diet can affect it. Conventional medicine tends to view autoimmune illness as the result of an over-stimulated immune system that attacks organs and tissues as if they … Read More

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DATE: CATEGORY: Nutrition in the News

Eating Well Away From Home

We just found this nugget on our Bauman College Forum and wanted to share it with you: The Eat Well Guide allows you to find quality sustainable food no matter where you are in the US: Just type in your zipcode to find local education centers, co-ops, restaurants, farmers, CSAs, butchers, farmers’ markets, etc. What we … Read More

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DATE: CATEGORY: Sustainability

What ARE Genetically Modified Fish Anyway?

We’ve been reading a lot about the increasing attention that genetically modified foods are getting. Everything from produce, to meat, to seafood are all being genetically engineered for quicker, bigger, longer-lasting ‘products’. This may work well for cost-conscious food producers but, for consumers, there remains many unresolved concerns about the ethical, environmental and health related … Read More

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