Monthly Archives: January 2020

Biotin Supplements: Worth the Hype?

By Sarah Beleski, a recent ASU Nutrition Student  If you’re a fan of reading health-related articles, you may have heard of the vitamin, biotin, and the health claims that are commonly associated with it. Biotin supplements have gained popularity for … Continue reading

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What is Calorie Density

By Kenda Hettinger a Recent ASU Nutrition Student   When I first had my daughter in 2014, I kept 30 pounds of my excess weight for about a year. Then I stumbled across an article on calorie density and started … Continue reading

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Leeks: The Underrated Allium Vegetable

By: Sarah Beleski a recent ASU Nutrition Student If you don’t know what leeks are, you are missing out! This allium vegetable is in the same family as the commonly used onions and garlic, yet somehow usually overlooked. When cooked, … Continue reading

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25 Really Fun Facts about Root Vegetables

Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director We’re all about root vegetables. And, we have a lot to tell you about root vegetables. Here, we share some fun facts! Arizona grows nearly every kind of root vegetable that exists. The … Continue reading

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Bust the Myth: Healthy Food can be Tasty!

By Danielle Sharkey, a recent ASU Nutrition Student   It is time… to start eating for better health and longevity. In these modern days, we are starting to see a shift happening in the United States. People are starting to … Continue reading

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