Tag Archives: Candy

The Switch Witch: How to maintain healthy habits during the season of tricks and treats.

By Kat Brown a Recent ASU Nutrition Student Who can resist the opportunity to dress your little one up in an adorable costume and parade them around the neighborhood to show off their cuteness? Halloween is a magical time for … Continue reading

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Chocolate on the Brain?

By Kat Brown, Recent ASU Nutrition Student   I’m craving…….fill in the blank with whatever salty, sweet, crunchy snack that you crave the most. It happens so easily, a coworker merely mentions the idea of cupcakes and instantly you want … Continue reading

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Citrus, Citrus and More Citrus

By Kat Brown, Recent ASU Nutrition Student   There is a reason one of the “Five C’s” is citrus. Arizona is one of four states that supply our nation with citrus. This is due to the sensitive nature of citrus … Continue reading

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Treat yourself to some Dark Chocolate

By Jacob Gerdes, Arizona State Nutrition Communications Student.  Cravings for a sweet treat may nag at us occasionally and normally we feel the need to restrict ourselves because of the perceived health implications sugary treats may have. We must take … Continue reading

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Do You Know what is bad for Your Teeth?

By Angela C Torrence, Nutritionist A survey of my pediatric patients reveals that they are well aware of which foods to avoid in order to keep their teeth healthy. Sugar is bad for your teeth! The kids explain that they … Continue reading

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