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On the Go Snacking

By Laura Slatalla, Recent ASU Nutrition Student Are you lacking in quick and easy snack ideas? Healthy snacks like yogurt and hummus aren’t easy to eat while on the run, but having something handy while doing errands or going to … Continue reading

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Rutabagas Are in Season!

By Bailey Roden, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern Have you ever heard of the rutabaga? It’s a lesser-known root vegetable, but it deserves recognition for all the amazing things it can do for our body.  This vegetable comes from an interesting … Continue reading

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Slow Down on the Sugar During the Holidays

By Sandra L. Levitt, MD of Innovative Primary Care in Gilbert It’s officially holiday season and that means sweet treats are plentiful – from office parties to family gatherings. While we may likely consume a few sweets over the next … Continue reading

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Get Organized

By Laura Slatalla, Recent ASU Nutrition Student Convenience often drives decisions, especially when it comes to what to eat. Imagine those days where you get home from work and grab whatever prepackaged product is within reach and wash it down … Continue reading

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Scrub Your Grub!

By Laura Slatalla, Recent ASU Nutrition Student Step one, before cutting into vegetables or taking a bite of fruit, is to wash all produce. Produce needs to be washed to get rid of any dirt or bacteria picked up along … Continue reading

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