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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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Nutrition for the Life Cycle Series – Nutrition During Preschool Years

By Emily Carver, Recent ASU Nutrition Student This is part four of a five-part series on nutrition within the lifecycle. Read part one, part two and part three.   The ages between 3-5 years old are some of the most … Continue reading

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Quality Carbohydrates

By Alise Robers, Recent ASU Nutrition Student The most important thing about carbohydrates is the type you choose to eat. Carbohydrates include sugars, starches, and fibers that work as the body’s main source of energy. We are probably most familiar … Continue reading

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Slow Down on the Sugar During the Holidays

By Sandra L. Levitt, MD of Innovative Primary Care in Gilbert It’s officially holiday season and that means sweet treats are plentiful – from office parties to family gatherings. While we may likely consume a few sweets over the next … Continue reading

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