Category Archives: Food Facts

Gluten Free is it for me?

By Jessica Bombace, Recent ASU Nutrition Student  Have you ever went food shopping and saw a gluten-free product, thought to yourself “oh this is healthier!” buy it and didn’t even know what gluten is? Well if you have, you are … Continue reading

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Fill Your Plate with Cantaloupe

By Kevann Jordan, Recent ASU Nutrition Student As mentioned on Fill Your Plate, Arizona ranks second in the production of Cantaloupe nationwide. This beautiful melon is grown both in the spring and in the fall. With spring here, let’s talk … Continue reading

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Carbohydrates and Diabetes: What You Should Know.

By Kat Brown, Recent ASU Nutrition Student What are carbohydrates? Carbohydrates are a macronutrient that provides fuel for the body. They are broken down into glucose in the body and are a big part in controlling your body’s blood glucose … Continue reading

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Filling your Plate with Peas!

By Sarah LeVesque, Recent ASU Nutrition Student, Eat your peas! No, really! They’ve got fiber, antioxidants, and are packed with nutrients.  You can find them in your fried rice, in baby food all mashed up, and as a side dish … Continue reading

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Do You Have “Mushroom” in Your Life for Mushrooms?

By Jessica Bombace, Recent ASU Nutrition Student   The mushroom is not just a fungus, a toad’s stool or found in fairytales, it is more beneficial than we think. So, what exactly is a mushroom? Is it a plant? Is … Continue reading

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