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Nutrition and horticulture department team up to make sustainable program

Courtney Fong, Staff

May 9, 2016

Filed under Campus Life, Features, Profiles, Top Stories

Cosumnes River College students will get the chance to do hands-on work in a live lab when a new nutrition certification program opens in fall 2017. Plant-based Nutrition and Sustainable Agriculture is a rare certification program because of how broad it is. Students will grow and prepare their own crops for consumpt...

Study: Freshmen 15 shown to not be as prevalent as thought

Tyler Santana, Editor

October 29, 2015

Filed under Features, Food

Going off to college comes with many new stresses and pressure for the incoming students, one of them being the notorious freshman 15, which is where college freshman are likely to gain 15 pounds during their first year. The freshman 15  today is more like the freshman five as fewer students are experiencing a large amou...

Junk food outweighs fruits and veggies on students’ plates

Rukayat Yusufu, Staff Writer

December 14, 2014

Filed under Most Recent, News

A hamburger, slice of pizza or a bag of chips grabbed off the shelf of the bookstore is the typical meal choice of many students who are battling being strapped for cash and time on a daily basis. A 2011 study from Oregon State University revealed that college students are not eating one serving of fruits and vegetables per...

Nutrition professors hope to inspire students to lead a healthier lifestyle

Nutrition professors hope to inspire students to lead a healthier lifestyle

November 12, 2014

The average college student’s life tends to revolve around lots of reading, studying, preparing for...

OneBook event aims to promote healthy eating and thriftiness

Will Grubb, Staff Writer

September 23, 2013

Filed under News

Students and faculty will gather in the Orchard Room, in the cafeteria, on Sept. 27 in order to gain insight into not only how affordable eating healthy can be, but the costs of eating an unhealthy diet. The hands-on workshop, titled “Eat This, Not That: Getting Your Daily Superfoods,” will be presented by nutrition pro...

Online health magazine provides students with health and nutrition tips

Ashley Boucher, Connection Staff

September 21, 2011

Filed under Features

The college experience comes with more than just long hours of studying and partying, unfortunately students face health concerns such as anxiety, fatigue, unhealthy nutrition or the ever-lasting cold. However, with Student Health 101 students can be prepared and better their knowledge of a variety of health concerns. “Studen...

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