Category Archives: Just For Fun

Postpartum Nutrition

By Erin Wyatt a Recent ASU Nutrition Student               During pregnancy, a woman tries her hardest to be the healthiest vessel for her growing child. She forces giant prenatal vitamins down every day, avoids delicious foods like sushi, unpasteurized cheeses, … Continue reading

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How to Keep Your Cool in the Back to School Madness

By Alexandra Petti, AZFB Communications Intern Back to school season is right around the corner. Back to school is a stressful time for the teachers, parents, and even the kids. I have a few tips that will help keep your … 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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Summer Science for Kids

By Alexandra Pettit AZFB communications intern School is out and summer is here for the kiddos. They are excited for a fun filled two months of summer. You are probably wondering how you are going to keep them busy for … Continue reading

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“It’s Lunch Time!”: Tips for Building a Better School Lunch

By: Cecelia Wilken a Recent ASU Nutrition Student Growing up I always brought my lunch to school. My dad would always fill my lunchbox with delicious and healthy food. Sometimes the theme would be breakfast, and I’d open my lunchbox … Continue reading

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