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The Importance of Vitamin D

 By Erin Wyatt A Recent ASU Nutrition Student We all know that vitamins and nutrients are good for us, but do we know why? I personally feel that when I know the exact benefits that a vitamin provides me, the … Continue reading

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Electrolytes: What and Why?

By Angela Bates a Recent ASU Nutrition Student We all know electrolytes are important and that they do something for us, but their exact function and importance is little known. More than just what can be found in a bottle … Continue reading

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Vitamin D—The Sunshine Vitamin

By: Morgan Crawford A Recent ASU Nutrition Student   Vitamin D has recently become a hot topic in the world of health and wellness. From small health blogs to the New York Times, this vitamin has been featured just about … 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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Gardening is Good for Your Health

Many garden hobbyists look to their time tending plants as a necessary counterbalance to the busy, stressed out pace of modern life.  There is something grounding about reconnecting with the natural world in even small ways that that can benefit … Continue reading

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