Tag Archives: Healthy Eating

In Defense of Carbohydrates

By Vanessa Evens a recent ASU Nutrition Student We all know that carbs have a bad reputation. There are too many “low carb” diets to even keep track of, but all carbs are not created equal. Understanding what a carbohydrate … Continue reading

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Helping Your Child Eat Healthier

By Erin Wyatt a Recent ASU Nutrition Student As a first-time mom, everything is new to me. Each week seems to bring another exciting development, as well as an unfamiliar challenge. Luckily, I have the Internet to search for tips … Continue reading

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Shift to the Med Diet May Help Fight Depression

Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director We’ve written extensively on how Arizona agriculture grows the Mediterranean Diet in the desert. But now new research suggests that adhering to a Mediterranean diet may even protect against the development of depressive … Continue reading

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The Vitamin Question: Should you be giving your children daily vitamins?

By: Cecelia Wilken a Recent ASU Nutrition Student My toddler is a picky eater. While my spouse and I work hard to put balanced meals on her plate, getting her to eat them is another story altogether. Nervous about her … Continue reading

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The Squeeze on Citrus

By Angela Bates A Recent ASU Nutrition Student 4 Ways One of Arizona’s Top Crops Benefits the Body In 1889, William J. Murphy planted an experimental citrus grove along the newly completed Arizona Canal. At this time in history, it … Continue reading

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