Summer is just around the corner, and it can be a challenge to find meals that are easy to make with such little time spent in the kitchen. Not only do we want easy-to-make meals but meals that can fuel you and support every activity you have planned this upcoming season. Summer is a time… more »
Pawsitive Nutrition Blog
March is National Nutrition Month and this year’s theme is Celebrate a World of Flavors. Celebrating flavors from cultures around the world is a tasty way to nourish ourselves and appreciate our diversity. We are all unique with different bodies, goals, backgrounds and tastes! This month, try to incorporate your favorite cultural foods and traditions,… more »
Have you ever felt physically, mentally, or emotionally exhausted? If so, you are not alone! These feelings are commonly experienced with a phenomenon known as burnout! Though not actually a medical condition, the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11) recognizes burnout as an occupational syndrome resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not… more »
The global dietary supplement marketplace is valued at more than 130 billion USD and has consistently grown for the past 3 decades. The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) estimates that there are more than 85,000 dietary supplement products available for consumption in the US alone. The primary challenge… more »
Fiber is one of the most overlooked nutrients in our diet. The majority of Americans do not even consume half the recommended daily amount. Where do we find it? Plant foods, of course! Fiber can be found in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts, and seeds. Fiber is an undigested carbohydrate that moves into your colon… more »
Real meat analogs otherwise known as imitation meat burgers are growing in interest for consumers. This is due to the increased awareness of health, personal beliefs, social causes, and environmental concerns. By definition, meat analogs are plant-based food products that are designed to mimic the appearance, flavor, and texture of meat products. While this has… more »
What is food safety and why is it important?
Did you know that about one out of every six Americans gets sick from foodborne diseases each year? That’s about 48 million people! What’s more is that 128,000 of those people are hospitalized and 3,000 die because of diseases that spread from food… more »
Miles Kingston once said, “knowledge is knowing a tomato is fruit; wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.” According to the Produce for Better Health Foundation, fruits are the edible portion of the plant that develops from a flower and has seeds. Fruits provide a variety of health benefits such as antioxidants and… more »
Ever notice how sometimes your fruit tastes sweeter or your vegetable more flavorful? That could be because it’s in season, meaning it’s being grown during its most favorable conditions! Learn more about the benefits of buying produce in season, when produce is in season, and where you can find and support local farmers in Georgia!
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New year, new nutrition goals? Use these tips to navigate your dining hall like a pro.
Your Georgia State University PantherDining halls are full of options ranging from smoothies and salads to brick oven pizza and homestyle comfort food. For someone trying to pursue a healthy lifestyle in 2021, making the best selection for your… more »