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Eating healthier while on a student budget

Students can find healthy options at various farmers markets all over Los Angeles County. Photo credit: Cicely Chisholm / Lifestyle Editor

Samantha Lieb

January 28, 2015

Many aspire to eat healthy, and even loose the holiday weight. On a student salary this can be difficult. Healthy eating doesn't have to mean burning a hole in your wallet. Affordable eating shouldn't burn a hole in your stomach. It is not impossible to eat well on a budget when you know where to...

Eating Healthy on a College Budget

Ashley Rivera, 17, Communications Major and Alejandra Medina, 18, Communications Major enjoy healthy snacks of apples and cucumbers during their lunch breaks outside of Sierra Hall. 
Demi Corso/Sundial Staff

Allessandra Lopez

September 4, 2014

The college life makes it difficult to eat healthy. With students on the go from one class to another, getting the necessary nutrients can be a hassle. Clinical Dietician and Certified Diabetes Educator Candace Fontenette at Tarzana Hospital discusses just how troublesome it can be for students t...

Cook some farmer’s market fresh recipes over spring break

Cook some farmer's market fresh recipes over spring break

Jake Fredericks

April 3, 2014

There is no one-stop shop when it comes to purchasing food. Vons, Ralphs and Albertsons are great places to buy bulk-cases of soft drinks and family size bags of potato chips, but fresh produce? Fuhgettaboutit! Even specialty grocery stores like Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods have a finite amount of...

Food for thought: Get better acquainted with As and Bs, forget the Cs

Water, blueberries, garlic, spinach and some dark chocolate can help you stay focused and energized throughout your study sessions. Photo by Jake Fredericks, chef-in-residence

Jake Fredericks

March 24, 2014

Put down the energy drinks, step away from the potato chips and wean yourself off triple-shot caramel lattes from the local coffee shop. By swapping over-processed, over-caffeinated products for natural alternatives, your health, and your grades, stand to improve. Although it can be difficult to eat well between all the midterm assignments and test...

Eating more veggies is easier than you think

Amanda Blake

February 26, 2014

As a nutrition student, I am commonly asked, “What is the worst thing you can eat?” I like to turn that question on its head and tell people about the best food they can eat. Vegetables top my list because hardly any of us eat enough of them—including me. Whether it is taste, cost, access or...

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