Category Archives: Food Facts

Kill Off Sugar From Your Diet

By Alise Robers, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student  One of the most dangerous items in our diet is something we all know and love: Sugar. This seductively sweet substance is the most popular ingredient added to foods in the … Continue reading

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Body Breakdown: How We Process Nutrients

By Alise Robers, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student  The calories that your body doesn’t use right away for energy are either disposed of as waste or stored as fat.1 However, your body doesn’t treat all calories equally.  Fiber and … Continue reading

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So, you’ve got an intolerance…

By Alise Robers, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student After feeling uncomfortable for years I was finally diagnosed with celiac disease and a dairy intolerance. Right now, you are probably thinking what I thought when I heard the news, “So … Continue reading

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Asparagus – White v. Green, is there a Difference?

By Emily Carver, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student  Asparagus in the United States is best known for its vibrant green color. You can find them bundled up in groups of nine, in the produce section at the grocery store, … Continue reading

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Stop and Smell the Flours

By Nathan Chambers, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student   If you’re anything like me, you love to create and then eat all manner of baked goods. Who doesn’t love warm banana bread just out of the oven and smothered … Continue reading

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