Tag Archives: Nutrients

What the National School Lunch Program Provides

By Erin Wyatt a Recent ASU Nutrition Student For children, the cafeteria is a social setting with a break from classwork and a chance to refuel. Unfortunately for some children, the cafeteria is the only chance to have a proper … Continue reading

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Filling Your Plate With Beets

By Sarah LeVesque, Recent ASU Nutrition Student Beta vulgaris! Almost sounds like a spell in a whimsical film on sorcerers. But it won’t make beets appear on your plate. If it did, you’d be filling your plate with vital nutrients … Continue reading

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Fill Your Plate with Watermelon

By Kevann Jordan, Recent ASU Nutrition Student   This delicious melon requires a long growing season; Arizona’s warm climate is perfect for thriving watermelon cultivation. In 1998, Arizona was ranked 5th in the United States for watermelon production, with much … Continue reading

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Fill Your Plate with Cabbage

By Sarah Levesque, Recent ASU Nutrition Student We grow lots of cabbage and bok choy in Arizona during the winter. Here’s why it’s so healthy. A staple in kimchi, and is used for soups or for the outer rolls for … Continue reading

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