Category Archives: Food Facts

The Importance of Vitamin D

 By Erin Wyatt A Recent ASU Nutrition Student We all know that vitamins and nutrients are good for us, but do we know why? I personally feel that when I know the exact benefits that a vitamin provides me, the … Continue reading

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“Safe Snacking” Healthy Snacks for Kids

By Alexandra Pettit, AZFB Communications Intern Snacking can be a risky game when it comes to your kids. Finding healthy snacks that they want to eat can be a battle in itself. They want the sugar filled, empty carb snacks … Continue reading

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Cauliflower- the Cruciferous Superfood

By Morgan Crawford a Recent ASU Nutrition Student I think many people would look at cauliflower in the market or grocery store and pass it by, thinking it’s just another boring vegetable. Even I used to be a skeptic. This … Continue reading

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6 Things You Can Do to Help Your Child Feel Body-Positive and Develop Good Diet Habits

By: Cecelia Wilken a recent ASU Nutrition Student It is well-known that media and societal norms place unrealistic expectations on how we look, what we should eat, and who we should compare ourselves too. You can see it in TV … Continue reading

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In Defense of Carbohydrates

By Vanessa Evens a recent ASU Nutrition Student We all know that carbs have a bad reputation. There are too many “low carb” diets to even keep track of, but all carbs are not created equal. Understanding what a carbohydrate … Continue reading

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