Tag Archives: Veggies

Learn a Little bit About Cabbage

By Kevann Jordan, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student  Cabbage, a cruciferous vegetable, has only 20 calories per half cup, and though it is light on calories it is packed with nutrients. The MNT Knowledge Center gives a full nutritional breakdown … Continue reading

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Homemade, Garden Fresh Pizza

By Lori Meszaros, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student  Farmer’s markets and grocery stores are filled with all of the freshest ingredients you need to make this homemade, garden fresh pizza at home. And with the weather starting to warm … Continue reading

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Bananas about Bananas

By Tim Nordberg, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student  Everyone knows that bananas are a delicious way to start the day and that they contain a lot of healthy nutrients. As you already know, too, bananas are a fruit. But … Continue reading

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7 of Arizona’s Best Picks

By Kevann Jordan, ASU Communication Nutrition Student According to the Arizona Farm Bureau and the United States Department of Agriculture, the following seven nutritional gems are specialty crops grown right here in Arizona: spinach, cantaloupe, watermelon, cabbage, Leaf Lettuce, Broccoli, … Continue reading

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Remember, Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Should be Half of your Plate!

By Laura Slatalla, recent ASU Nutrition Student   We often plan meals around meats and bread, but fruits and vegetables should make up about half of our plates, according to the USDA. When our diet is feeling unbalanced, we just … Continue reading

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