Category Archives: Produce

Bananas about Bananas

By Tim Nordberg, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student  Everyone knows that bananas are a delicious way to start the day and that they contain a lot of healthy nutrients. As you already know, too, bananas are a fruit. But … Continue reading

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Asparagus – White v. Green, is there a Difference?

By Emily Carver, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student  Asparagus in the United States is best known for its vibrant green color. You can find them bundled up in groups of nine, in the produce section at the grocery store, … Continue reading

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Crazy for Cantaloupe

By Kevann Jordan, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student  As mentioned previously on Fill Your Plate, Arizona ranks second in the production of Cantaloupe nationwide. This beautiful melon is grown both in the spring and in the fall. With spring … Continue reading

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A New Spin on Spinach

By Kevann Jordan, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student  Malabar Spinach March is almost over which means many of Arizona’s delicious produce options are coming into season, especially spinach. Spinach loves the cooler temperatures of spring and for those of … Continue reading

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Free Radicals and Antioxidants

By Nathan Chambers, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student If you are a person who is concerned with health and eating a disease-preventative diet, you have probably heard the terms ‘free radical’ and ‘antioxidant.’ Maybe you’ve even heard the term … Continue reading

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