/Nutrition
28 10, 2013

Nutrition Newbie: ‘Tis the Season of Sugar

“Nutrition Newbie” is a series focused on basic nutrition information and tips. Some people say that Halloween is just the beginning of a loooong season of eating super sugary sweets. The other day, I got the “Thanksgiving Double Issue” of Cooking Light magazine in the mail and in it is a special report on sugar, [...]

9 09, 2013

Nutrition Newbie: Don’t You Forget About Breakfast

“Nutrition Newbie” is a series focused on basic nutrition information and tips. This is a Special Back-to-School post. Ah, breakfast. In my world, breakfast is sort of like the nice guy that doesn’t get the attention he deserves. During the week, I typically have a cup of coffee for breakfast. Period. About two [...]

13 08, 2013

Nutrition Newbie: Fiber, My Fascinating Friend

“Nutrition Newbie” is a new series focused on basic nutrition information and tips.  These posts are written by someone who has primarily learned about nutrition from glossy magazine articles and television sound bites and now has access to the wonderful community nutritionists at Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties. Sometimes [...]