Tag Archives: vitamins

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

Posted in Cooking, Eggs, Food, Fruit, Grocery, Health Tips, Healthy Eating, Vegetables | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Arizona, Cooking, Food, Fruit, Grocery, Health Tips, Healthy Eating, Produce, Vegetables | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Arizona, Cooking, Diet Tips, Food, Health Tips, Healthy Eating | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Cooking, Food, Fruit, Grocery, Health Tips, Healthy Eating, In the Kitchen, Produce, Vegetables | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Discovery of the Vitamin Folate

By Michael Russell, Arizona State University Nutrition Communication Student The vitamin folate or folic acid as it is also known was one of the most significant discoveries of the modern era.  Folate is one of the most basic building blocks … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Health Tips, Healthy Eating | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment