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World AIDS Day

What is World AIDS Day? World AIDS Day is held on December 1 every year, and is an opportunity for individuals worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV, and remember those who have died from HIV. World AIDS Day was the first ever global health day,…

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Quinoa Breakfast Pots

By: Wendy Polisi Servings: 4 INGREDIENTS 4 cups almond milk 1 cup mixed quinoa (equal parts of white, red, and black varieties) 10 oz fresh strawberries, sliced (16-20 strawberries) 2 tbsp pistachios, slivered honey to sweeten (I use approximately 2 tbsp.) DIRECTIONS 1. In a small saucepan, warm the almond milk on low heat. After…

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Tracking Food Recalls

By: Courtney Luecking, MPH, MS, RD Doctoral Candidate: Nutrition Back around Labor Day, I blogged about ways to prevent foodborne illness. Another way to keep your loved ones safe is to pay attention to food recalls. According to, food recalls and alerts are made when “there is reason to believe that a food may…

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What’s For Dinner?

By Shauna Ayres MPH candidate 2017 VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd. is innovating the first home appliance for growing edible cell cultures. The CellPod prototype looks like a cylindrical lamp that is designed to be kept in the kitchen. Researchers are excited because it has the potential to grow only the healthy, nutritional…

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