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Sac State encourages healthy eating with Winter Wonderbites

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Brian Ratto

December 7, 2015

On Dec. 2, Sacramento State Peer Health Educators held the "Winter Wonderbites" cooking demonstration in the Cove at the WELL. The demonstration showed students a few creative ways to relieve stress and create unique holiday treats. Students made popcorn balls, strawberry cheesecake santas an...

‘Biggest Loser’ winner causes accusations of having eating disorder

State Hornet Staff

February 19, 2014

With the dawning of the new year, weight loss is almost always the number one resolution on people’s list. The purpose for weight loss is to encapsulate a healthy lifestyle, not become an emaciated stick figure.Local TV stations use reality shows to connect with viewers. “The Biggest Loser” is a popular weig...

Sac State students create pop-up restaurants for class

Ploughmans served a butternut squash soup with a penne carbonara, and triple basted pear with ice cream and honey white wine sauce.

Kevin Hendricks Jr.

December 11, 2013

Sacramento State’s Food Service Management class, FACS 110, opens the world of food service to nutrition students.The class teaches the students various intricacies that go into operating large-scale food management services in industries like hospitals or restaurants.Instructor Julie Tharalson said ...

Sacramento State garden could bring nutritional education, food pantry

ASI President Nielsen Gabriel gives the State of the Student speech Thursday at The Bookstore.

Hope Roberts

September 25, 2013

Sacramento State President Alexander Gonzalez discussed plans with the Urban Agriculture Club for an on campus, one-acre garden that would also create a food pantry.The garden will be student-led and was discussed at the Associated Students Inc. meeting on Sept. 11.ASI President Nielsen M. Gabriel sai...

Zombie dessert: Puff pastry intestines

Ronnie Dela Cruz

October 17, 2012

With Halloween around the corner, we thought it would be festive to make a savory treat with a human body part resemblance. Warning: This pastry is not for those with a weak stomach. Halloween spirit is required for enjoyment. We wanted to keep the Halloween spirit alive by baking a sweet concoction wi...

Zombie nutrition: The best people to eat

Watch out, you might be the next meal for these hungry zombies.

McClatchy Tribune

October 17, 2012

The eating habits of the future undead could mean the difference between a healthy, happy horde and a grumpy, hungry group. Selecting the right type of prey and being smart about which body parts to consume can ensure that the zombie horde keeps the rest of the human population fleeing in terror for y...

Start your day with a protein-rich breakfast

One serving of Canadian bacon contains eight grams of protein and one egg contains six grams of protein.

McClatchy Tribune

September 19, 2012

Feeling hungry and thinking about food can be very distracting when you’re trying to concentrate in class. According to a study by the University of Kansas Medical Center, skipping breakfast increases brain activity associated with hunger and cravings prior to lunchtime. Eating a breakfast high in prote...