Tag Archives: Fruit

Children vs. Vegetables: Tips for Handling your Picky Eater.

By Cecelia Wilken, Current ASU Nutrition Student   “You’re not leaving that spot until you eat everything on your plate.”   This was a common phrase used by my parents when trying to get my younger brother and me to … Continue reading

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An Apple a Day…

By Morgan Crawford, Current ASU Nutrition Student Apples are one of the absolute favorite fruits. They are super versatile, full of antioxidants, and are a delicious addition to baked goods or as a healthy snack. This fruit has a long, … Continue reading

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Watermelon Facts

By Arizona Farm Bureau Ag in the Classroom  It’s Summertime, the sun is out and the weather is great! The only thing that could make this summer-perfect is some refreshing watermelon. A watermelon is a fruit and a vegetable. The … Continue reading

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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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Fill Your Plate with Cantaloupe

By Kevann Jordan, Recent ASU Nutrition Student As mentioned on Fill Your Plate, Arizona ranks second in the production of Cantaloupe nationwide. This beautiful melon is grown both in the spring and in the fall. With spring here, let’s talk … Continue reading

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