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We are excited to feature new ideas about health, food and recipes from nutritionist Sofia Marsetti! Scroll down for this month's featured content.

Sofia Marsetti attended Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador where she earned a B.S. in Nutrition.  Her studies concentrated in the areas of nutritional science, medical nutrition therapy, community nutrition, food science, food production and management of food service operations, chemistry and physiology, plus a variety of supporting coursework in related disciplines.  

Sofia’s passion for health has led her to enroll in varied courses such as Nutrition and Pregnancy, Post-grade in Mediterranean Diet, Oxidative Stress and Gardening. She has also pursued extensive functional medicine training resulting in a more complete approach to health. 

Sofia decided to move to California and validate her degree at California State’s Long Beach campus completing the didactic programs of dietetics. After working in private practices to gain more experience, she applied to a Master’s program in Food Science, Nutrition and Metabolism and is now hoping to maximize her wide range of knowledge about food and the nutritional world.

Her use of the latest scientific research, tools and methods help clients achieve their goals. Many people think that eating healthy means starving yourself or drinking juices all day.  In contrast, Sofia’s approach is to develop a personalized diet based on each client’s needs and to educate and encourage healthy, mindful living. In this way, she is helping others embrace the concept that what we are is a product of what we eat and how we treat ourselves. All of us at Psynergy are looking forward to working with Sofia in pursuit of enhanced wellness for our clients and ourselves.

 

 

 

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Yogurt snack bar

Cook prep: 10 minutes

Total time: 2 hours 10 mins

Yield: 8 servings

Vegan Paella

4/21/22

Prep time: 30 min

Total time: 25 mins

Fiber and its role in your diet

4/21/22

The essential nutrient fiber can be easily overlooked when it comes to planning your meals.

Tips for a healthy relationship with food

3/30/22

We have spoken before about the difference between a healthy food relationship and what an unhealthy food relationship looks like: the way it can make us feel and some concrete  steps to take to start cha

Jicama Mango Salad

3/23/22

Prep time: 10 mins

Total time: 25 mins

Building a healthy relationship with food

3/23/22

Food is everywhere! It is ubiquitous at so many day-to-day occasions that we develop many different relationships with it. Unfortunately for many of us, the food interaction is a complicated relationship.

Vegan Moroccan Couscous

3/7/22

This recipe is inspired by a classic Moroccan preparation where Tfaya refers to sweet, caramelized onions and raisins.

Foods that promote serenity and happiness

3/7/22

The love month is now in our rear view mirror and March has arrived. It is important to remember the things that not only make us feel love externally but also, what makes our body feel loved.

Fruits, vegetables and whole grains play a role in the impact of COVID-19

2/3/22

There has been a significant increase in healthy habits and mental health awareness over the last three years.

Red Curry Soup with Tomatoes and Carrots

2/3/22

Is still a little cold and soup still in season, thankfully!

Stuffed, Roasted Butternut Squash

1/4/22

Prep time: 10 mins

Cooking time: 50 - 60 mins

Servings: 2

 

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