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Fiber is your friend

By Kat Brown, Recent ASU Nutrition Student   What is Fiber? Fiber forms the support structure of leaves, stems, and plants. It is the part of foods that are hard to digest, or that the body cannot digest at all. … Continue reading

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Filling your Plate with Peas!

By Sarah LeVesque, Recent ASU Nutrition Student, Eat your peas! No, really! They’ve got fiber, antioxidants, and are packed with nutrients.  You can find them in your fried rice, in baby food all mashed up, and as a side dish … Continue reading

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Give Your Gut what it Needs: Fiber

By Nathan Chambers,  Recent ASU Communication Nutrition Student   We all know that we should eat more fiber because it aids in digestion. But you may not have known the other important functions of dietary fiber… and they are much … Continue reading

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Convince Your Kiddos to Eat More Fiber

By Kevin Dietmeyer, Recent ASU Nutrition Student  “I can’t get my kids to stop eating fiber,” said no one ever.  As adults, so often you hear, “I eat plenty of protein,” or “I make sure to watch my carbs late … Continue reading

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Everything You Ever wanted to know about Fiber

By Laura Slatalla, recent ASU Nutrition Student Part 1: Everything you Ever Wanted to Know About Cholesterol  On average, American adults only eat about 15 grams of fiber a day, when women need 25 grams and men need 38 grams. … Continue reading

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