Category Archives: Food Facts

Making Tamales: The Beginnings of a Holiday Family Tradition

By Cecelia Wilken, Current ASU Nutrition Student One of the tell-tell signs that the holidays are approaching in Central Phoenix are tamales. I have vague childhood memories of my day-care provider’s family huddled around tables stacked high with ingredients. The … Continue reading

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3 Easy Ways to Stop those Dreaded IBS Symptoms

By Emily Carver, Recent ASU Nutrition Student   If you aren’t dealing with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), it’s likely you know someone who is. It is estimated that up to 15% of people in the United States suffer from IBS, … Continue reading

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Chocolate on the Brain?

By Kat Brown, Recent ASU Nutrition Student   I’m craving…….fill in the blank with whatever salty, sweet, crunchy snack that you crave the most. It happens so easily, a coworker merely mentions the idea of cupcakes and instantly you want … Continue reading

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Fill Your Plate With Cauliflower!

By Kevann Jordan, Recent ASU Nutrition Student Let’s talk about yet another cruciferous vegetable that Arizona produces plenty of, cauliflower. Most people overlook cauliflower because they have the misconception that the white plant does not pack the same amount of … Continue reading

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An Apple a Day…

By Morgan Crawford, Current ASU Nutrition Student Apples are one of the absolute favorite fruits. They are super versatile, full of antioxidants, and are a delicious addition to baked goods or as a healthy snack. This fruit has a long, … Continue reading

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