Tag Archives: Fruit

Say ‘JELL-O’ to vitamins

By Kat Brown, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student  Did you ever think about making your own vitamins at home? It is easier than you think. Making your own JELL-O vitamins allows you to choose your own flavors and choose … Continue reading

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Nutrient Density and Why You Need It

By Ashley TenBrink, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student  Have you ever wondered why you should eat whole foods instead of highly processed foods?   Two words- Nutrient density.   I want you to picture a boxing ring.  Standing in … Continue reading

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Yummy Summer Smoothies!

By Laura Slatalla, Recent ASU Nutrition Student Summer is here, and this year I’m thinking of making tasty fruity smoothies my cold treat of choice! They can be packed full of vitamins and minerals, plus they won’t melt in your hand! … Continue reading

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Don’t Lose Sleep over the Nightshade Family of Plants

By Lauren Scott, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern The Nightshade family of plants (Solanaceae) includes many fruits and vegetables that you may be familiar with, and probably have at home right now. But did you know that this group of plants … Continue reading

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Bananas about Bananas

By Tim Nordberg, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student  Everyone knows that bananas are a delicious way to start the day and that they contain a lot of healthy nutrients. As you already know, too, bananas are a fruit. But … Continue reading

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