Posts Tagged ‘food’

Decoding hidden foods

Posted by: | August 5, 2011

Though I would love to take all of the glory for my latest article topic, I have to give credit to my dear friend Megan for suggesting I do a little detective work for my next blog post.  We were in her kitchen, waiting to dive into a tub of Haagen-Dazs cookie dough ice cream, […]

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Misjudging the Veggies

Posted by: | February 16, 2011

When researching for March’s Food of the Month for the Healthy UBC Newsletter, I found an interesting article online about a study done on the food preferences of approximately 50, 000 college students in the 1966-1967 school year.  It ranked the foods least liked by these college students, in a nice little table.  48% of […]

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Behaviour Modification: Progress not Perfection

Posted by: | October 24, 2010

Over the past couple of months my diet has gone through a bit of an overhaul. After continually feeling drained, sluggish and unsatisfied with my eating I began to look into the types of changes I could make to help boost energy levels throughout my day. With plenty of research and a strong support system, […]

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Rebellion Against Dressing: Taste Your Veggies!

Posted by: | October 12, 2010

I laugh at how much I enjoyed salads at restaurants but dreaded eating them at home.  But when you’re treating yourself to dinner out, who really wants to get a salad?  I complain that I can’t seem to make a really good salad at home, with that sweet, savory salad dressing, for example.  I was […]

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Go Veg and Fight Global Warming

Posted by: | August 11, 2010

Raised vegetarian since the age of 12, I’ve experienced little temptation to eat meat. Steaks and roasts were never something that appeared on my plate, although, I will admit wild salmon delicately displayed as nigiri sush makes me question myself sometimes.  Originally it was my Mum who made the decision for our family to stop […]

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Cooking Up Health at UBC

Posted by: | July 15, 2010

One of my favourite perks of working at UBC is the fact that I can take a few classes at UBC, generally for free (check your UBC Benefits to see what your benefits package is, because it can vary!).  Since I started working here over a year and a bit ago, I have been eyeing […]

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Food of the Month

Oranges Every month, the Healthy UBC Blog highlights a locally available food, and gives you a recipe or two to try out.  This month, read all about mandarin oranges, rich in vitamin A, vitamin C, fibre and folate.

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