3 Ways to Make the Most of Summer Produce

By Statepoint Summer can be all too fleeting, but one of the best ways to ensure you make the most of the season is by enjoying the generous harvest of fruits and vegetables it brings. Here are three simple ways to make the most of summer produce: Get Produce at Its Peak Produce tastes best […]

Mustard Crusted Cod

By Hello Fresh   Cooking Time: 35 mins. Servings: 4 Nutrition: 460 Calories Ingredients: Oil- 2 Tbsp Butter- 2  Tbsp Fingerling Potatoes- 24 oz. Broccoli Florets- 16 oz. Dill – ¼ oz. Parsley – ¼ oz. Garlic – 4 Cloves Lemon – 2 Panko Breadcrumbs – ½ cup Cod – 24 oz. Dijon Mustard – […]

Living in Calorie-fornia!

By Clark’s Nutrition, C Doussett MPH, RDN Living in a state that has such an abundance of cities with health-food stores and healthful chain stores offers a unique advantage for the health-conscious individual.  For the simple reason that our environment has as much to do with our ability to succeed as learned habits and our […]

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“I have heard a lot about Turmeric. What is Turmeric and why is it so popular?”  – A question from an anonymous reader  By Clark’s Nutrition  Turmeric (botanical name: Curcuma longa) is a member of the ginger family. In fact if you look at fresh turmeric in the stores it resembles the look of ginger […]

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“What are antioxidants and how do they help the body? Can I get them in my foods? A Question from Tim of Palm Desert By CLARK’S NUTRITION The body’s primary antioxidants are a group of substances including vitamins C and E, beta carotene and the mineral selenium. The sulfur amino acid called cysteine; lipoic acid […]

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“What can I do to age well?” – a letter from Jim of Corona By Clark’s Nutrition   It is best said by Reebok “a body in motion stays in motion”.   Activation of muscle is the most important feature for keeping healthy and abundant muscle tissue on the body. Why is muscle tissue so important? […]

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                                                                   By Clark’s Nutrition and Natural Foods Market Q: “What is gluten and is it bad for me?” – a letter from Melisssa […]

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“I have heard a lot about Resveratrol. What is it and what is it good for?” A letter from Lisa of Chino Hills   Resveratrol is a defense mechanism or organism produced by plants to prevent infections on the plant such as fungus. The main source of Resveratrol is grapes used to make wine and […]

What Is A Superfood?

Courtesy of Michael Barnett of Clarks Nutriton   Superfood is “a nutrient-rich food considered to be especially beneficial for health and well-being, increasing health and vitality,” according to the Oxford Dictionary. With this definition it might be possible that a lot of foods are Superfoods. The reason for the ‘super’ foods label is because of […]

Welcome 2015: New Year, New You!

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By K.P. Sander           SGV – The countdown for the New Year has come and gone. Did you make that annual resolution – again – to get in the best shape of your life? Is this the year you are really going to become healthy (lose weight, look younger, be happier)? It’s no mystery that […]

Pomona: Pumpkin Patches Bring Nutrition To PUSD

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BY JULIETTE FUNES Pomona – In an effort to promote healthy eating and nutrition, Pomona Unified’s Food and Nutrition Services Division recently created pumpkin patches at Lincoln and Allison elementary schools, where students explored the setup and picked their own personal-sized pumpkin. As part of the District’s Food and Nutrition Services Division’s nutritional outreach program, students […]