Category Archives: Vegetables

The Use of Food to Fight Cancer

By Alexandra Pettit, AZFB Communications Intern For many, the word cancer doesn’t mean much until it touches your life, and when it does this simple word “cancer” changes your life forever. If there was something you could do to try … Continue reading

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Cashew “Cheese” Sauce

By Morgan Bates a Recent ASU Nutrition Student This recipe is incredibly easy to make and will give you a delicious and versatile sauce that you can make at a moment’s notice. It is an excellent source of protein and … 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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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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Why You Should Be Eating The Colors of the Rainbow

By Vanessa Evans, a recent ASU Nutrition Student The agricultural scene is thriving in Arizona, and we have access to some of the freshest produce year round. Don’t be afraid to branch out and try new things! I’m sure you’ve … Continue reading

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