Category Archives: Healthy Eating

Everything You Ever wanted to know about Fiber

By Laura Slatalla, recent ASU Nutrition Student Part 1: Everything you Ever Wanted to Know About Cholesterol  On average, American adults only eat about 15 grams of fiber a day, when women need 25 grams and men need 38 grams. … Continue reading

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Cholesterol…

By Laura Slatalla, Recent ASU Nutrition Student What is cholesterol? Cholesterol is a fat-like substance that plays a role in making hormones, and keeping your brain and skin healthy. It’s needed for digestion and cell membranes. It’s essential in your … Continue reading

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Remember, Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Should be Half of your Plate!

By Laura Slatalla, recent ASU Nutrition Student   We often plan meals around meats and bread, but fruits and vegetables should make up about half of our plates, according to the USDA. When our diet is feeling unbalanced, we just … Continue reading

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Sort of Eggplant Parmesan

By Michael Russell, recent Arizona State University Nutrition Communication Student Today I’d like to celebrate a childhood favorite of mine, eggplant parmesan.  Growing up in Northern New Jersey Italian food is a staple and at home, it was made on … Continue reading

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Why Nutrient Deficiency is Less Likely When Eating Seasonally

By Rebecca Rullo, A Nutrition Communication Student at Arizona State University Many of us understand that fruits and vegetables are important for optimal health, but we may not understand how they are related to the seasons of the year. We … Continue reading

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