Category Archives: Green Matters

Does the Keto Diet really work?

By Alexandra Pettit, AZFB Communication Intern Is the keto diet for you? Fill Your Plate has covered the keto diet a lot in the past year. Find out if it is for you. We have all the keys to the … Continue reading

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The Power of Garlic

By Morgan Crawford A Recent ASU Nutrition Student Garlic: It’s useful more than just for warding off vampires. In fact, it’s helpful for fighting viruses, infections, and so much more. This ingredient makes just about anything taste delicious, but more … Continue reading

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Growing Healthy Minds & Appetites: The Benefits of School Gardens and Kitchens

By: Cecelia Wilken There is a growing disconnect between farms and tables around the world. With the ease of modern-day groceries and influx of fast-food restaurants around the world, many children grow up without learning the fundamentals of proper nutrition. … 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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The Vitamin Question: Should you be giving your children daily vitamins?

By: Cecelia Wilken a Recent ASU Nutrition Student My toddler is a picky eater. While my spouse and I work hard to put balanced meals on her plate, getting her to eat them is another story altogether. Nervous about her … Continue reading

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