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Could My Chocolate Habit be Good For Me?

March 26, 2012

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Could My Chocolate Habit be Good For Me?

Way to go UCSD.  A team led by Beatrice Golomban, associate professor of medicine at the University of California, San Diego, recently completed a study in which they found a correlation between eating chocolate and staying lean.  This caught my eye after hearing a presentation on chocolate and carob last week.  Here’s how the study went down: With […]

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Nutrition Diva Presentations – Part 1

March 16, 2012

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My cardio/health classes have been working in groups on their Nutrition Diva presentations for over a week now.  Presentations began yesterday and we had some great ones.  Here are a few highlights from the first round pf presentations. We had a chocolate vs. carob taste test then we explored the nutritional differences between the two. […]

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Nutrition Facts and the Ingredient List

March 9, 2012

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Nutrition Facts and the Ingredient List

Students in Cardio/Health this week had the opportunity to analyze a Nutrition Facts label from a food item that they have eaten over the past week.  They pasted the label in their journals then diagrammed the following 6 parts: Serving Size – some students were shocked to find out there were 2 and a half servings […]

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