Category Archives: Arizona

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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Healthy Body, Healthy Mind

By Kenda Hettinger a recent ASU Nutrition Student   Mental health has become a major issue in the United States. According to the CDC, 1 out of 6 adults will have depression at some point in their lifetime and 3.2% … Continue reading

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Healthy Dips to Serve at Your Next Gathering

By Sarah Beleski a recent ASU Nutrition Student   We all love a good food spread at a party. In more recent years, I’ve found myself getting bored with the usual dips and snacks that I’m used to bringing or … Continue reading

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It’s Soup Season!

By Danielle Sharkey a recent ASU Nutrition Student It is winter in beautiful Arizona. Temperatures are dropping, skies are cloudy, and the furry clothes are on! It is finally winter and… soup season!  Winter is my favorite season in Arizona … Continue reading

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Brown Rice Pasta

By Sarah Beleski a Recent ASU Nutrition Student Every couple months or so, I travel four hours away to see one of my best friends. During one of my last trips, my friend made the most amazing pasta dish. Growing … Continue reading

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