Category Archives: Fruit

Fiber is your friend

By Kat Brown, Recent ASU Nutrition Student   What is Fiber? Fiber forms the support structure of leaves, stems, and plants. It is the part of foods that are hard to digest, or that the body cannot digest at all. … Continue reading

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Gluten Free is it for me?

By Jessica Bombace, Recent ASU Nutrition Student  Have you ever went food shopping and saw a gluten-free product, thought to yourself “oh this is healthier!” buy it and didn’t even know what gluten is? Well if you have, you are … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Electrolytes

By Emily Carver, Recent ASU Nutrition Student It’s summer and that means more and more time spent outside. Warmer weather brings about such happiness as children flood the parks, local swimming pools, and sports arenas. With extra playtime in the … Continue reading

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Ketogenic Diet and Motor Function

By recent ASU nutrition student Alysia Nelson Part of an ongoing series of articles on the Ketogenic Diet   A ketogenic diet demonstrates the ability to be neuroprotective, protecting nerve cells against damage, degeneration, or impairment of function.1 This isn’t … Continue reading

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Ketogenic Diet: A Treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease

By recent ASU nutrition student Alysia Nelson Part of an ongoing series of articles on the Ketogenic Diet   Alzheimer’s Disease is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States killing more than breast cancer and prostate cancer … Continue reading

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