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  • Recipe of the Week: Lime-Cilantro Corn

    I promised you at the beginning of the week I would work on posting the recipes I had the pleasure of tasting during the LAUSD Nutrition Network workshop I attended Monday called "Cooking in the Classroom". This first one I didn't think I would li...

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  • Blogs You Can Use and a Little NNM

    National Nutrition Month continues and I thought I'd point out to you to a couple of other blogs I think you will find useful an interesting.Have you ever thought about how your diet affects your quality of sleep? In honor of National Nutrition Mo...

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  • Recipe of the Week

    Ok, since we're on this salad kick for the moment here's a yummy one that not only gets in fruit and herbs, but some whole grains! Who woulda thunk it? This is a salad that I used to make for taste testing at Farmers' Markets and it was a winner. ...

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  • Nutrition News Roundup

    Lots going on in the news this week. I was thinking of doing a roundup at the end of the week if there's enough newsy stuff to talk about. This week there are a few interesting items. I'll try to touch on a couple and we'll see how this goes.Fat F...

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  • Day Two Childhood Obesity Conference

    Not quite as exciting as yesterday but still some good workshops at the conference today. The one that particularly stuck out to me was a presentation by registered dietitian and doctor of nutrition, Marcia Herrin, who has kind of gone against the...

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  • Newsbites: June 3rd

    First the good:Kudos to Green Giant and Nickelodeon for joining forces to encourage kids to eat more fruits and vegetables. Soon Sponge Bob Square Pants, Dora the Explorer Diego from "Go Diego Go" will grace the labels of Green Giant green beans, ...

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  • Avocado, Corn and Mango Delight

    As promised from yesterday here is my inaugural salad recipe entry. I make this one a lot for parties and it is always a huge hit. I am asked for the recipe all the time so I figured you’d like it too. This salad not only tastes great but it is su...

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  • Coffee, Kim and Grand Rounds

    Many thanx to Kim at Emergiblog (she's an ER nurse-cute huh!) for hosting this week's clever run of Grand Rounds "Grab A Cuppa Ground Rounds". Check it out as Kim gets you connected to a variety of the most informative blogs out there in the heal...

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  • The School Campus Black Market

    Last week I told you about the illegal street vendor issue. Unfortunately they are not the only ones selling junk food to our kids. I visited a high school today and did a tour of the campus checking out the vending machines and student stores. Th...

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  • Recipe of the Week: Touch of Southwest Salad

    In my office this week we had a joint salad potluck party that was a huge success. Of course this is totally up my alley and I had to set a good example, being the only dietitian in the office and all. So I went with an old favorite that is always...

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Registered dietitian Andrea N. Giancoli is a nutrition advocate, consultant and educator.

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