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May 4, 2015 By Pamela Singh
MT. DIABLO HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS AND CONTRA COSTA COUNTY LEADERS TEST THEIR HYPOTHESES FOR CHANGING THE WAY WE EAT IN WASHINGTON, D.C. Mt. Diablo High School students and other leaders in Contra Costa County are audacious enough to believe that food and nutrition is primary to education, not peripheral. Cindy Gershen, Culinary Arts instructor at […]
April 1, 2014 By Robert H. Lustig M.D.
“One current fad is to juice the entire fruit into a “smoothie”. Juice bars have popped up all over the West Coast, ostensibly because juicing is healthy. The problem is that the shearing action of the blender blades completely destroys the insoluble fiber of the fruit. The cellulose is torn to smithereens. While the soluble […]
April 8, 2015 By Pamela Singh
March 30, 2015 – SAN FRANCISCO — Thirteen students from the Mt Diablo High School Sustainable Hospitality program will travel to Washington, D.C. April 6 to educate their peers and legislators on how to live healthier lives, using their curriculum called “Pathways to Healthy Living.” The Vice Mayor of Concord, Laura Hoffmeister, will be accompanying the students along with other community leaders and educators.
Lessons from Cindy's classroom
October 3, 2014 By Cindy Gershen
CONCORD — Rising from a 20-gallon, soilless base and lit with an eerie white glow, organic agriculture in Cindy Gershen’s Mt. Diablo High School classroom grows in one direction — up. Bursting from open pockets in a newly-assembled Tower Garden, organic greens flourish fan-like and scent the air like an outdoor garden in midsummer. Invented […]
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