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Simple to make, healthy and delicious, these are my new go-to snack bars for my family.   “Mom, I’m hungry!”   “Mommy, how much longer until dinner?”   “Mom, I am starving and we haveREAD MORE

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If you haven’t noticed, it’s cold outside! Even here in Southern California we are feeling winter’s chill. Okay, it may not be snowing or below freezing here, but I am still sporting a sweater, fuzzyREAD MORE

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My healthy eating journey began when I was pregnant with my first child. It all started with raisins.   At one of my prenatal doctor appointments, the nurse told me I was borderline anemic. ItREAD MORE

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I’m in my thirties and still a little scared to have dinner parties. I love cooking. I love having family and friends over, but all the prep work and planning gets me stressed out justREAD MORE

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Sun-Maid has partnered with Runner’s World to share the message to #RememberRaisins when you run. The following interview originally appeared at http://www.runnersworld.com/advice/controlled-chaos. Photo by Jennie Finken Photography.   She may be your neighbor. Or perhapsREAD MORE

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When I was growing up in Texas, the Thanksgiving meal was typically just my parents, my brother and me. We did not have many relatives that lived near us. So, if no one visited HoustonREAD MORE

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November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. Here, Dr. Suzanne Nelson explains how raisins can still be enjoyed by diabetics because they are a low glycemic index food—they don’t cause sharp spikes to blood glucose.   RAISINS AND DIABETESREAD MORE

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Nuts-blog

Take a look at your food log. How often are you eating nuts? If nuts aren’t already a part of your healthy eating plan, maybe the results of a recent study would entice you toREAD MORE

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In August 2015, Sun-Maid sponsored the ASICS World Series of Beach Volleyball, a 6-day tournament and festival in Long Beach, California. With 26 countries participating, it was the largest non-Olympic beach volleyball event in theREAD MORE

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For the first time, Sun-Maid is a sponsor at the ASICS World Series of Beach Volleyball, a 6-day tournament and festival in Long Beach, California. With 26 countries participating, it’s the largest non-Olympic beach volleyballREAD MORE

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About The Author
SUZANNE NELSON, ScD, RDN
Suzanne Nelson

Dr. Nelson recently joined the staff of Bryn Athyn College in Pennsylvania as a nutrition and wellness advisor and sports nutritionist. Previously, she was the Director of Sports Performance Nutrition in the athletic department at the University of California, Berkeley. While in California, she was the team nutritionist for the San Francisco 49ers and provided nutrition consultation to the San Francisco Giants and Golden State Warriors. In addition, Dr. Nelson has advised elite amateur athletes at the national, world, and Olympic level. She is a nationally known speaker in sports nutrition and is the author/editor of several books and numerous scientific journal articles. Dr. Nelson is the Nutrition and Health Advisor for Sun-Maid.

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