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Carrie Chacon is the founder and Chief Nutrition Officer of SNAC and a certified Clinical Nutrition Consultant with over 20 years experience in the health and wellness industry. SNAC is currently being used in the Oceanside Unified School District and included as part of the Girls Scouts Wellness badge. Chacon has 2 very active kids and is currently pursuing a life degree in parenting. The ever-changing curriculum keeps her on her toes, but she loves the challenge. Chacon conveys a simple message through SNAC “When kids eat well they feel well. Eating simple foods that fuel the body keeps kids strong and healthy.”

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KUSI news to cover local schools event

KUSI news to cover local schools event

| November 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

Palmquist Roadrunners, an elementary school in Oceanside, are finding inspiration from an American record setting 5k runner who won the 75-79 year old age bracket in the Carlsbad 5000

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Seasonal Eating in November/December

Seasonal Eating in November/December

| November 6, 2012 | 3 Comments

Farmers markets and local stands are loaded with winter vegetables

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Turning 40 and running that race

Turning 40 and running that race

| October 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Turning 40 does funny things. It can tail spin you; it can calm you, motivate you, or you can take control. I turned 40 this year. I think I waited for 40 like a racehorse stands at the starting gate

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How to avoid the ugly ‘G’ in MSG

How to avoid the ugly ‘G’ in MSG

| October 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

When there is too much glutamate in our system our nerves over fire, resulting in headachs, foggy brain, impulse control issues, lack of attention or focus, sweating, heart palpations, nausea and vomiting.

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4 Food Groups To Fear – SNAC

4 Food Groups To Fear – SNAC

| September 19, 2012 | 1 Comment

4 Food Groups to Fear. Help your family stay healthy by keeping the right foods off the menu.

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5 reasons sugar is addictive

5 reasons sugar is addictive

| September 11, 2012 | 4 Comments

Check your pantries re-evaluate your fridge and rethink the Easter basket! Are there refined carbohydrates at every meal? Breads, condiments, processed foods and a sugar drink to wash it down? That needs to change and here’s 5 Reasons Sugar Is Addictive: 1-Sugar stimulates the brain’s pleasure or reward centers through the neurotransmitter dopamine exactly like […]

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