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Coconut Oil: Good for Your Hair, Not for Your Heart

BY Erin Wyatt a Recent ASU Nutrition Student Coconut oil has become the answer to what ails you. Dry hair? Put coconut oil on it! Have cellulite? Put coconut oil on it! Got a mosquito bite? Put coconut oil on … Continue reading

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Summer is here! How to Make your Grill Outs a Little Healthier

By Vanessa Evans a Recent ASU Nutrition Student   It’s that time of year again. It’s warm and sunny, but not too hot. It’s perfect weather for grabbing your family and friends and grilling out by the pool or the … Continue reading

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Filling Arizona’s Food Deserts With Good Food

By Erin Wyatt A Recent ASU Nutrition Student The state of Arizona has a huge problem with hunger among its citizens. Approximately 17.8% of the state’s population is considered to be food insecure.1 When you compare this number to the … Continue reading

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You are When You Eat

    By: Erin Wyatt a recent ASU Nutrition Student Do people really eat midnight snacks? I cannot stay awake that late so I cannot attest to snacking at all hours of the night. However, I have noticed that my … Continue reading

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Why You Should Honor Your Cravings

By Vanessa Evans a recent ASU Student   Imagine you finish a long hard day of work and all you want is tacos, or cake, or maybe a juicy burger. You’ve been good all day though and you don’t want … Continue reading

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