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How To Protect Our Children From Childhood Obesity

By Kenda Hettinger a recent ASU Nutrition Student Why should we be concerned?   We recently got some sad news regarding childhood obesity, it’s has not gotten much better over the last few years. The national obesity rate for children … Continue reading

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5 tips to Avoiding Allergic Food Reactions

Written by Kenda Hettinger, an ASU nutrition communication student It seems like there are more and more people with food allergies these days. According to the American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology, the following list are the most common … Continue reading

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5 things that gardening with a toddler has taught me…

By: Cecelia Wilken, a recent ASU Nutrition Student Last year I made the executive decision to start a family garden. Initially, I started it for personal and honestly, somewhat selfish reasons. I wanted to get outside more, I wanted our … Continue reading

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9 Tips to get your kids to make healthy food choices

by Kenda Hettinger, an ASU nutrition communication student Did you know that the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends cholesterol screening starting at the age of 9? Heart disease starts with the diet you consume as a child, and therefore they … Continue reading

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Summer Science for Kids

By Alexandra Pettit AZFB communications intern School is out and summer is here for the kiddos. They are excited for a fun filled two months of summer. You are probably wondering how you are going to keep them busy for … Continue reading

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