What Are Macronutrients?

Macronutrients are nutritional components that are required by the body in large amounts and also provide calories (or energy) [1]. Every food we eat contains a combination of 3 macronutrients: carbohydrates, protein, and fat. Each macronutrient is important and has a specific job to perform in the body. Carbohydrates Carbohydrates are converted into the body’s

Sun-dried Tomato + Parmesan Stuffed Mushrooms

Mushrooms lend a savory flavor to cooked dishes and are an excellent source of B vitamins. In fact, one cup of mushrooms provides around 25% of the RDA of niacin (vitamin B3), which helps to balance blood cholesterol levels and maintain a healthy cardiovascular system. They are also immune-supportive and can increase T-cell production, which

Edible Answers to Insomnia?

A Search for Nutritional Solutions for Sleepless Nights Written and illustrated by Lila Volkas, Nutrition Consultant student This article was originally featured on KQED’s Bay Area Bites blog. It has been re-posted with permission from the editor. Darn. It’s the third night in a row that I’ve woken up at 3am feeling wide-awake. And I’ve done

Black Bean Brownies

By Nina Johnson, NC, CPT Nina is a recent graduate of Bauman College’s Nutrition Consultant via Distance Learning Training Program, a professional member of National Association of Nutrition Professionals (NANP), and is a certified personal trainer through the National Association of Sports Medicine (NASM). She serves clients in the San Francisco Bay Area as well as

Yam + Seed Spread

An unusual, delicious, and exotic spread that will delight the senses with its savory and sweet notes. Try it on flatbread, crackers, or whole-grain bread, or simply enjoy by the spoonful.   Save Print Yam + Seed Spread Author: Dr. Ed Bauman + Chef Lizette Marx, Flavors of Health Cookbook Serves: 2 cups   Ingredients 2 lbs

Smoothie Bowl 2018 Instagram Contest Winners

Congratulations to our 1st and 2nd place winners of the #SmoothieBowl2018 Instagram contest! These smoothie bowls combined beautiful presentation with a balance of creative and health-supportive ingredients. 1st Place: Nathan Tuckett (@tater2525) Carrot + Goji Berry Smoothie Trading in the cold Utah winters for sunshine and year-round access to fresh, local produce, Nathan Tuckett moved to

Alumni Spotlight: Megan Morris

This month’s Alumni Spotlight features Megan Morris who graduated from the Nutrition Consultant Training Program in 2012 and, soon after, co-founded Prescribe Nutrition with Bauman Business Institute mentor, Katie Jasper. She shares her experience of working full time while attending Bauman, starting a business, and some amazing advice for students and alumni!

Smoothie Bowl 2018 Instagram Contest

We’re celebrating Super Bowl LII the Bauman College way with our #SmoothieBowl2018 Instagram contest starting January 20th! We want to see your beautiful, colorful smoothie bowls, but with a Bauman College twist. Health-Supportive Smoothie Ingredients Smoothies are a delicious way to add more healthy fruits and vegetables to your diet, but can often become low-fiber,

Indian-Spiced Socca with Spinach, Mint + Coconut Chutney

At our Open House this month, we’ll be serving up delicious, health-supportive samples of two recipes from our Natural Chef program: Indian-Spiced Socca and Spinach, Mint + Coconut Chutney. Indian-Spiced Socca Socca is a gluten-free flatbread that originates from southern France. This recipe adds a twist to the traditional, simple street food by infusing it with savory

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