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Proposition 65, officially known as the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, was enacted as a ballot initiative in November 1986. The proposition protects the state's drinking water sources from being contaminated with chemicals known to cause cancer,...

A new version of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans is added to our Resource Library. You can access it here

Written by Megan L Chavis

The word diet has come to mean many different things. Many people think of passing fad diets that have come and gone over the years, just hearing or reading the word. I bet at least four popped into your head just after reading that first sente...

 Seed Library of Los Angeles is expanding their outreach to South Los Angeles area. I've been collaborating with them on many projects. For this particular event, I was there to help promote their community meet and greet activities. I took pictures and interviewed the...

An updated version of the Eat Healthy, Be Active community nutrition workbook is now available on our website. This is a valuable  resource for community educators to lead nutrition workshops on issues like healthy eating and physical exercise. 

One of my clients forwarded me an article about the effects of processed foods on the human microbiome. I usually don't read and blog about any article that anybody sends my way. This particular article caught my attention because there are lots of buzz out there about...

World Breastfeeding Week happens every year from August 1 to August 7.  It is so important to bring awareness to the importance and health benefits of breastfeeding for the mother, the child, and the family. With that said, our fast-paced society can make breastfeeding...

On Tuesday, September 19, My Community Nutrition will participate in the American DiabetesAssociation’s National Healthy Lunch Day. The American Diabetes Association is providing an e-toolkit to inspire, encourage, and empower everyone to eat healthy at lunch and parti...

"What should I eat and how should I farm in such a way that produces food that promotes my health and the health of the public?" Patrick Holden explored this question a recent conference hosted by the College of Medicine.

As important stakeholders in health and nutrition, health professionals play an important role in helping to share key messages from the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines with patients and clients. To download the PDF version, click here

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