Category Archives: Food Facts

Filling Your Plate with Garlic

By Sarah LeVesque, Recent ASU Nutrition Student Okay, maybe don’t fill your entire plate with it, but think about adding it to your diet. Garlic is a nutrient-packed, pungent, and beneficial addition to many dishes. The flavor and aroma of … Continue reading

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History of Folate and It’s Importance During Pregnancy

By Cameron Saylor, Recent ASU Nutrition Student Throughout history, the discovery and use of vitamins in the human diet has been an uphill battle. Folate is one of many co-enzymatic B vitamins needed for DNA and RNA synthesis as well … Continue reading

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Filling Your Plate With Beets

By Sarah LeVesque, Recent ASU Nutrition Student Beta vulgaris! Almost sounds like a spell in a whimsical film on sorcerers. But it won’t make beets appear on your plate. If it did, you’d be filling your plate with vital nutrients … Continue reading

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Sweet Treats and Good Times

By Bailey Roden, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern, I used to be the type of person that went to the same restaurant and ordered the same thing every time. It’s because I became comfortable in what I knew. However, this past … Continue reading

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Watermelon Facts

By Arizona Farm Bureau Ag in the Classroom  It’s Summertime, the sun is out and the weather is great! The only thing that could make this summer-perfect is some refreshing watermelon. A watermelon is a fruit and a vegetable. The … Continue reading

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