Eat The Rainbow! Colorful Winter Recipes


Candy companies might want you to merely, "taste the rainbow," but we encourage you to eat it up and make your plate colorful year round. There are so many options to make colorful meals that...

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Vista Academy Jog-a-thon Promotes Wellness, Nutrition


On Friday, November 18th, Vista Academy (Of Visual and Performing Arts) hosted a fall Jog-a-thon for the entire school, encouraging students and staff alike to develop healthy lifestyle habits and raise awareness of wellness and nutrition....

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10 Tips For Healthy Snacking


Snack time can be challenging, particularly when ripping open a bag seems easier than food prep. But thanks to our friends at the USDA and their MyPlate website, we've got 10 tips to help you...

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We Have Winners! Survey Contest Winners Announced


WE HAVE WINNERS! We are thrilled to announce that Monte Vista Elementary and Rancho Minerva Middle School are the winners of our WaveCrest Cafe Nutrition Service Survey contest. While we’d initially said that we’d award...

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Breakfast & Academic Performance


They say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and it's a good thing to regularly remind ourselves of why that is. In a 2011 article titled, How Does Healthy Eating Affect...

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Bobier Selected by UCSD For Wellness Program


[caption id="attachment_1297" align="alignleft" width="236"] Amy Haessly, Vista Unified nutrition education and training supervisor, going over food labels with a third grade class.[/caption] Bobier Elementary was recently selected by the UCSD School of Medicine as one of six...

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O’Side Turkey Trot Coming Nov. 24th


The 11th annual PMCU Turkey Trot makes its way to Oceanside on Thanksgiving Day, November 24th. This 10k/5k run/walk has become a popular event in North County, with thousands participating each year from more than 40...

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What Should My Plate Look Like?


Do you ever get bogged down by all of the information about food and you just want a simple image to make sense of it? Well you're in luck, because the USDA has come up...

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October Newsletter


Our October newsletter is here! Click here: October 2016 and you'll be reading it in no time. This is a PDF version of our monthly email newsletter, with updates on menu items, Harvest Of The Month, and much...

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2 Breakfasts Better Than None?


A recent study published in the journal Pediatric Obesity suggests that students who eat one or even two breakfasts on a regular basis are less likely to develop childhood obesity. According to the study, "Weight...

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