Tag Archives: Greens

Give Chard a Chance

By Kevann Jordan, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student Chard is member of the beet family that is a nutritional super food.  Chard comes in three varieties: Swiss (green), red or rainbow chard. This leafy green is usually found prepared … Continue reading

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Fattoush: Middle Eastern Salad

By Lori Meszaros, Recent Nutrition Communication student at ASU Did you know that Yuma, Arizona is known as the world’s lettuce capital in the winter months? Yuma’s beautiful climate allows farmers to grow lettuce when other areas of the country … Continue reading

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Eat Your Greens!

By Nathan Chambers, ASU Nutrition Student   Thirty-three percent of adults over the age of twenty have hypertension2. In 2010, the death certificates of 1 in 9 individuals in the United States mentioned heart failure; 8.3% of the adult population … Continue reading

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