Tammy Auyeung

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tsauyeung@ucdavis.edu

Tammy Auyeung graduated from UC Davis with a B.S. in Neurobiology, Physiology, Behavior and a minor in Technology Management. She loves sleeping, hanging out with friends, and helping out in the community.

Tammy has written 5 post(s)

Onions may be famous for giving you bad breath and bringing tears to your eyes, but they carry some pretty hefty nutritional value too! While providing abundant flavor to your favorite dishes, they are high in vitamin C, a good source of fiber, and possible players in preventing cancer and reducing the risk of heart disease. Embed … Read More

Almonds, which are often found in desserts and breakfast cereals, make delicious snacks on their own. They are a nutrient powerhouse, packed with vitamins, minerals, fiber, and protein! In addition, they have a high unsaturated fat content and a low saturated fat content, and they are cholesterol free. Daily consumption of almonds may provide major health benefits … Read More

Did you know that papaya plants are not trees, but rather giant herbs, and that the papaya fruit is actually a berry? This plant, thought to have originated from southern Mexico and Central America, is now grown in every tropical and subtropical region. The papaya provides an excellent source of Vitamin C, and its leaves and … Read More

Yogurt cups displaying the Live & Active Cultures seal, or the word “probiotic” on the label, are increasingly popular in the dairy aisle of the grocery store. This yogurt may look, taste, and be made in the same way as other yogurts, but it contains a significant amount of probiotics: live and active bacterial and/or yeast cultures. … Read More

Aloe vera is a plant that originates from subtropical and tropical locations such as South Africa and the Caribbean. Within the leaf of the aloe plant is a clear, jelly-like substance. This substance is aloe gel, commonly used as a topical treatment for burns. Aloe gel is 99% water. The remaining one percent consists of … Read More

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