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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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Surprise You’ll Never Guess What Makes You Eat More!

By Sarah Beleski a Recent ASU Nutrition Student Over-consumption is a problem in America that has been prevalent for decades. However, the topic of overeating usually only revolves around the actual food that is being consumed. The choice of food … Continue reading

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How To Protect Our Children From Childhood Obesity

By Kenda Hettinger a recent ASU Nutrition Student Why should we be concerned?   We recently got some sad news regarding childhood obesity, it’s has not gotten much better over the last few years. The national obesity rate for children … Continue reading

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