Category Archives: Food Safety

The Nutritional Content of Canned Versus. Fresh Produce

By Vanessa Evens A Recent ASU Nutrition Student It’s no secret that canned produce has a little bit of a bad reputation, but is that reputation based in fact or fiction? We’ve all heard that cooking vegetables takes out some … Continue reading

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Eating Red for Your Heart

By Angela Bates a Recent ASU Nutrition Student New Study Finds Anthocyanins Linked to Lower Cardiovascular Disease  You may be familiar with the Go Red for Women campaign, which has a red dress as a symbol of prevention for heart … Continue reading

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Coconut Oil: Good for Your Hair, Not for Your Heart

BY Erin Wyatt a Recent ASU Nutrition Student Coconut oil has become the answer to what ails you. Dry hair? Put coconut oil on it! Have cellulite? Put coconut oil on it! Got a mosquito bite? Put coconut oil on … Continue reading

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Why You Should Honor Your Cravings

By Vanessa Evans a recent ASU Student   Imagine you finish a long hard day of work and all you want is tacos, or cake, or maybe a juicy burger. You’ve been good all day though and you don’t want … Continue reading

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Study Says Sugary Drinks Can Kill

By: Erin Wyatt A Recent ASU Nutrition Student By now, it should be no surprise that consuming sugary drinks is considered to be unhealthy. This includes soda, energy drinks, as well as fruit drinks. Gulping down these types of beverages … Continue reading

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