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Say ‘JELL-O’ to vitamins

By Kat Brown, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student  Did you ever think about making your own vitamins at home? It is easier than you think. Making your own JELL-O vitamins allows you to choose your own flavors and choose … Continue reading

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Free Radicals and Antioxidants

By Nathan Chambers, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student If you are a person who is concerned with health and eating a disease-preventative diet, you have probably heard the terms ‘free radical’ and ‘antioxidant.’ Maybe you’ve even heard the term … Continue reading

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The Exciting Mineral Magnesium

By Katrina Aceret, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student  What is Magnesium? Let’s be honest, do we really think about magnesium when we think about the minerals we need? Many people do not realize the importance of magnesium in their … Continue reading

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What are We Missing?

By Laura Slatalla, Recent ASU Nutrition Communication Student The average American diet is deficient in lots of vitamins and minerals, even though it’s dense in calories. Over 40% of adults aren’t getting enough of calcium, magnesium, vitamin A, D, E, … Continue reading

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Glorious Grapes

By Lauren Scott, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern   One of my favorite fruits in the world is the humble grape, and although they are little, they are tasty, packed with nutrition, and one of the more versatile fruits I’ve come … Continue reading

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