Tag Archives: Fruit

Free Radicals and Antioxidants

By Nathan Chambers, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student If you are a person who is concerned with health and eating a disease-preventative diet, you have probably heard the terms ‘free radical’ and ‘antioxidant.’ Maybe you’ve even heard the term … Continue reading

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One Day at a Time

By Cameron Saylor, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student    Each day, I hear people say things like, “No, I can’t eat that” or “It has to be sugar-free”. I think it’s time that we make a change by creating … Continue reading

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Remember, Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Should be Half of your Plate!

By Laura Slatalla, recent ASU Nutrition Student   We often plan meals around meats and bread, but fruits and vegetables should make up about half of our plates, according to the USDA. When our diet is feeling unbalanced, we just … Continue reading

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Can Rewards Encourage Kids to Eat More Fruits and Vegetables at School?

  By Lori Meszaros, Nutrition Communication Student at ASU   Using rewards to get children to eat isn’t anything new. If you think about it, haven’t parents been doing this all along? “Clean your plate or you won’t get dessert” … Continue reading

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Eat Your Fruits

By Lauren Scott, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern This article is the second installment in a series Part 1: Eat Your Veggies Fruits are a very important part of a healthy diet, but it can be hard to fit them into … Continue reading

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