Category Archives: Arizona

Free Radicals and Antioxidants

By Nathan Chambers, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student If you are a person who is concerned with health and eating a disease-preventative diet, you have probably heard the terms ‘free radical’ and ‘antioxidant.’ Maybe you’ve even heard the term … Continue reading

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Feeding your Family when Both Parents Work

By Eric LeClair, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student  I live in a small California farm town called Taft. This town is full of large hard working families who are making a living so their children can succeed in whatever … Continue reading

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7 of Arizona’s Best Picks

By Kevann Jordan, ASU Communication Nutrition Student According to the Arizona Farm Bureau and the United States Department of Agriculture, the following seven nutritional gems are specialty crops grown right here in Arizona: spinach, cantaloupe, watermelon, cabbage, Leaf Lettuce, Broccoli, … Continue reading

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Give Chard a Chance

By Kevann Jordan, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student Chard is member of the beet family that is a nutritional super food.  Chard comes in three varieties: Swiss (green), red or rainbow chard. This leafy green is usually found prepared … Continue reading

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Pregnancy and Nutrition

By Eric LeClair, Recent Arizona State University Student  We have all heard the infamous line our parents told us when were kids: “drink that milk so you can grow strong bones”. We just didn’t know how true that statement was. … Continue reading

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