Category Archives: Food

Should you take a Vitamin D Supplement?

by Kenda Hettinger, an ASU nutrition communication student According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, about 54 million Americans have osteoporosis or low bone mineral density. They recommend not smoking, limiting alcohol, regular weight-bearing exercise, and getting the calcium and vitamin … Continue reading

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5 tips to Avoiding Allergic Food Reactions

Written by Kenda Hettinger, an ASU nutrition communication student It seems like there are more and more people with food allergies these days. According to the American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology, the following list are the most common … Continue reading

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The Switch Witch: How to maintain healthy habits during the season of tricks and treats.

By Kat Brown a Recent ASU Nutrition Student Who can resist the opportunity to dress your little one up in an adorable costume and parade them around the neighborhood to show off their cuteness? Halloween is a magical time for … Continue reading

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9 Tips to get your kids to make healthy food choices

by Kenda Hettinger, an ASU nutrition communication student Did you know that the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends cholesterol screening starting at the age of 9? Heart disease starts with the diet you consume as a child, and therefore they … Continue reading

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What’s in Season This October?

By: Alexandra Pettit, AZFB Communications Intern Happy October! The weather is starting to cool down and the holidays are right around the corner. It’s time to start now on your healthy eating habits before all the holiday madness begins.  Fill … Continue reading

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