Category Archives: Diet Tips

GMO Educational Effort launched by Leading Government Agencies

By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director   Led by the Food and Drug Administration, a multiagency effort to educate consumers about genetically modified (GMO) foods through a new “Feed Your Mind” initiative launched last month to much fanfare. … Continue reading

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Zinc and Immune Health – How It Helps and Where to Find It

By Lillian Lin-Levitan a recent ASU Nutrition student   With the current pandemic hitting our nation hard, many of us are thinking about ways to promote health in ourselves and our family. The foundation of health is proper nutrition – … Continue reading

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Kid-Approved Cajun Style Shrimp, Red Beans, and Rice

By Lillian Lin-Levitan a recent ASU Nutrition student   This warming dish has some of my most favorite flavors. I take it easy on the hotter spices only because I’m serving young kids as well as the grown-ups. If you … Continue reading

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German Chocolate Cake Recipe

By : Gabrielle Hungate a recent ASU nutrition student There are very few occasions that I will make this kind of decadent item. I try to eat healthy on a regular basis, but there are events that I am asked … Continue reading

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“Cooking Class” for the Kids During Quarantine

By: Lillian Lin-Levitan a recent ASU Nutrition student   (Image: https://www.canva.com/photos/MADQ5R6Try8-kid-kneading-dough/)     Since Staying Home is the new normal for most of us during this global pandemic, many parents find themselves taking on the role of teacher for their … Continue reading

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