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The Importance of Vitamin K

By Noor Nouaillati, Recent ASU Nutrtion Student We all know that every nutrient found in a particular food item is very important for our body and health. All the foods we eat from greens to protein is nutritious for our … Continue reading

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Antioxidants and Phytochemicals

By Laura Slatalla, Recent ASU Nutrition Student Sometimes normal processes in our bodies result in unstable free radicals, which damage other cells on contact and create more free radicals. Some common vitamins, like vitamin C and E, counteract the free … Continue reading

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July is the Month for Red, White, and….Blueberries

If you are looking for a great summer treat that isn’t too sweet, blueberries might be the best snack around.  These little round purple-blue berries are a great healthy option for breakfast, snacks, dessert and even as part of a … Continue reading

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What’s In Season in June?

Summer is here and we have already seen the temperature soar but that doesn’t mean the growing season is over. This is still a large variety of in-season locally grown Arizona products in the stalls at the farmers markets and … Continue reading

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Blueberries Help Fight Artery Hardening, Lab Animal Study Indicates

Blueberries may help fight atherosclerosis, also known as hardening of the arteries, according to results of a preliminary U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)-funded study with laboratory mice. The research provides the first direct evidence that blueberries can help prevent harmful plaques or lesions, symptomatic of atherosclerosis, from increasing in size in arteries.

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