Category Archives: Vegetables

Functional Foods Without any Assembly Required

By Kevin Dietmeyer, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student   When you buy something it’s important to you that it’s functional, right?  You want something that works and if there’s some assembly required then the functionality of that product is … Continue reading

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What to do when you get Sick at Random

By Lauren Scott, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern Recently I got unexpectedly sick. I went on vacation and woke up not feeling very well the day after I got back. I told myself that traveling had taken a toll on my … 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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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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